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Alternate Taglines for my Blog

I recently changed my blog's tagline to "Books, Taylor Swift, and other hyperfixations." I thought this accurately summed up what I'm all about. That said, I did have other ideas. These are the taglines that didn't make the cut. A bi book blog A haven for doorstopper-avoiding fantasy readers Bio writer for hire Ce n'est… Continue reading Alternate Taglines for my Blog

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June Wrap-Up

Pride Month is over. In truth, it didn't really feel like Pride Month. It felt more like Wrath Month. Ah, well. I saw an old friend, met up with my writing group for the first time in over a year, and visited my brother. Oh, and I joined a book club and completed a mini… Continue reading June Wrap-Up

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Mid-Year Freak Out Tag 2021

I GUESS IT'S (almost) JULY NOW. I set a 175-book goal for 2021. So far, I've read 120 books. In other words, I've completed 69% of my goal and am ahead by 34 books. Math is wild! This post summarizes my reading accomplishments thus far. Best book read so far One Last Stop is my… Continue reading Mid-Year Freak Out Tag 2021

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May Wrap-Up

I JUST FINISHED THE FIRST CLASS IN MY EDITING COURSE. ONE DOWN, TWO TO GO. Once again, I don't really remember the month gone by. I experienced things but I DID NOT REMEMBER THEM. I did get my second vaccine and am now fully inoculated, so there's that. Oh, I also started a new Stardew… Continue reading May Wrap-Up

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Comfort Cereals

I recently discovered a podcast about people who love cereal as much as I do. It got me thinking about my favorite comfort cereals. Any time I feel tired or homesick or dehydrated, I make a bowl of my favorite cereal. I can't and won't join the Protein for Breakfast club. I refuse. I love… Continue reading Comfort Cereals

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March Wrap-Up: A Tiny Energy Boost

Another big energy drop this month! I started feeling really down around Daylight Savings Time. Talking to friends and family helped and I was able to finish a decent number of books. I also went TikTok viral accidentally, so uh...that happened. School is going well. Not too many updates aside from that. Let's do some… Continue reading March Wrap-Up: A Tiny Energy Boost

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February Wrap-Up: Reading is Difficult, Friends

No one stormed the U.S. Capitol last month. Things are looking up! I had a GIANT energy drop during the last two weeks of February and didn't get much done. Then again, I am not defined by my productivity. I don't know. It's been a weird time. February Life Updates I started the editing certification… Continue reading February Wrap-Up: Reading is Difficult, Friends

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I, an unqualified person, determine your ideal snack using your zodiac sign

I've written at least one joke post about astrology and read two whole books about the planets' effects on our lives. In sum, I am no expert on the subject. However, I PROBABLY know enough to figure out your ideal snack based on your zodiac sign. Try and stop me. Aries Your ideal snack: Flamin'… Continue reading I, an unqualified person, determine your ideal snack using your zodiac sign

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January Wrap-Up: WHO EVEN CARES

WOW, I THOUGHT DECEMBER WAS BAD. PRESIDENT-SANCTIONED INSURRECTION? MUTATED STRAINS OF COVID-19? A SECOND IMPEACHMENT? CAN WE PLEASE CATCH A BREAK? PLEASE? Last month, I worked even more mandatory overtime. Oh, and I turned 28 during quarantine. This is not exactly the fresh start I'd hoped for. I'm trying to stay optimistic. "Trying," of course,… Continue reading January Wrap-Up: WHO EVEN CARES

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December Wrap-Up: FINALLY

WE MADE IT THROUGH THE HELLSCAPE THAT WAS 2020. Not gonna lie, last month was shit! My great-uncle and my grandma both died during December. I don't really want to talk about it. It was just a really sad, awful time for my whole family. That leaves talking about books. December Stats In December, I… Continue reading December Wrap-Up: FINALLY