13,299 Days Alive
400 Years Since the First Thanksgiving
It’s a complicated thing, American history. But this isn’t a soapbox to speak of the slaughter and decimation of native peoples.
Today, for me, is about family.
Continue reading “Thanksgiving 2021”
13,297 Days Alive
T-Minus 30 Hours to Takeoff
19 Holiday Cards Made
2 Days without Writing
I’m going to bed but here’s the thing: tomorrow is gonna be bananas. I’ve got work till noon, then a trip to the airport and a flight at 4:30 EST back home.
Continue reading “Of Packed Bags and Planes”
22,108 Words Written for NaNoWriMo
13,290 Days Alive
806 Days Straight on Duolingo
8 Days Till Chicago!
Fen and I were in a holiday movie mood this evening. We first thought to watch Die Hard. Instead, we settled on another Christmas classic: the live-action How the Grinch Stole Christmas with Jim Carrey.
Continue reading “Of Grinches and Giggles”
13,234 Days Alive
750 Days Straight on Duolingo
1.5 Days Requested off for the Thanksgiving Break
So my boss lady approved my time off a second time today. First was verbally, now I’ve got an email chain to back me up!
Continue reading “Of Frogs and Funny Noises”
27,799 Words on My NaNovel
12,935 Days Alive
1 Slice of Pumpkin Pie Eaten
My day started with a lie in and then a lovely trip to get drive through coffee with Fen. Their girlfriend came over to join us for our little Turkey day dinner of frozen pizza and pumpkin pie.
Continue reading “Of Pizza and Pumpkin Pie”
27,773 Words on My NaNovel
12,934 Days Alive
I only got a few hundred words written today. I’m hoping tomorrow goes far better. I’ve had 10,000 word days before, so I’m not giving up hope yet.
Continue reading “Of Tea and Typing”
27,478 Words on My NaNovel So Far
12,933 Days Alive
I bought a pumpkin pie for Fen and I while I was at the store today. I had to pick up cat food and I figured a little holiday treat would not go amiss.
Continue reading “Of Pie and Perseverance”
19,541 Days Words in My NaNovel
12,930 Days Alive
So, I woke up this morning scared out of my wits because I thought someone was in my room. While it was still dark out, I woke up and could have sworn someone was standing in the middle of my room, looking for something. Scared a year off my days, for sure.
Continue reading “Of Echoes and Enchiladas”
12,577 Days Alive
2 Helpings of Bread Pudding
1 Year Death Anniversary
Work went well today. I’m really liking the new gig. I seem to be catching on fairly quickly, though there are still some things I’m struggling with. I’m trying to cut myself some slack since it’s only my third day.
Continue reading “Weary on a Wednesday”
12,571 Days Alive
I am so grateful for my family, friends, and loved ones today.
Continue reading “Thanksgiving 2019”
12,570 Days Alive
I’m exhausted so here’s a few photos of my trip from Tampa to Chicago!
Continue reading “Travel and a Time Change”
12,564 Days Alive
I’m so excited. In less than a week, I’ll be in Chicago again!
Continue reading “A Few Days More”