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April Wrap-Up: Springtime School Daze

May the Fourth be with you! I won't lie: this week has been difficult. For me, things in general have been difficult. I've had a lot of anxiety about school, COVID, future plans, and whatnot. I hope you are all surviving. Last month, I did schoolwork, went to a gender reveal party (I'M HAVING A… Continue reading April Wrap-Up: Springtime School Daze

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March Wrap-Up: Back to School

Hello! I just got back from another month of house sitting! I listened to a lot of audiobooks, cooked some nice meals, ordered a bunch of cookies, and watched every single episode of American Nailed It. It was a good time. I also started my practicum course and learned more about developmental editing. Friends. It… Continue reading March Wrap-Up: Back to School

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February Wrap-Up: 24/7 Existential Crisis

I said last month that I didn't have the energy to think about leaving Seattle. I lied. I thought about it and I really want to do it. My mom helped me think up a game plan so POTENTIALLY this year I will finish up my certificate program, pay off my student loans, and move… Continue reading February Wrap-Up: 24/7 Existential Crisis

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End of Year Survey 2021

This post came about because I realized I really don't feel like posting my end-of-the-year reading stats. The last couple years, I've done graphs and percentages and all that good stuff. In 2022, I don't feel like doing the math. I'd rather talk about books. Hence, this survey. Zezee did this survey, created and updated… Continue reading End of Year Survey 2021

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November Wrap-up: Turning the corner

Happy December! As always, I'm not quite sure how we got here! Last month was jam-packed with write-ins, family dinners, and karaoke. It was so packed I'm going to start with some life updates. Life Updates I got my first tattoo. Don't worry about it. Originally, my writing group had talked about getting matching tattoos.… Continue reading November Wrap-up: Turning the corner

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October Wrap-Up: Still slumpin’

It's autumn and I am struggling. Pandemic + shorter days + going to school while working full-time tired me out. I DID finish my second editing course. So that's fun. Instead of signing up for my final class right away, I decided to take some time off from school to socialize and read. I was… Continue reading October Wrap-Up: Still slumpin’

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Online Resources for Book Lovers

It's Top Ten Tuesday! I have more opinions on this topic than I was previously aware of! These are the bookish online resources I use most often. You probably know about a lot of them. If not...you're welcome, I guess. Bookshop I order most of my books from Bookshop. Proceeds from the site benefit local… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Online Resources for Book Lovers

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September Wrap-Up: Third quarter slump

I am exhausted. Between medication issues, difficult assignments, and work pressure, I hit a low point last month. As such, I'm in a reading slump. Behold my DNF-heavy reading stats. Reading Stats In September, I completed 15 books and DNFed 10 books for a total of 25 books. Turns out I DNFed 7 books in August. School has been weighing… Continue reading September Wrap-Up: Third quarter slump

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August Wrap-Up: Cooler weather at last!

Dare I say I had a good August? It started raining toward the end of the month. I'm wearing sweats and long sleeves again. I might even break out the beanies. I got to be really social last month: a friend I hadn't seen in a while threw a pool party, my writing buddies and… Continue reading August Wrap-Up: Cooler weather at last!

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July Wrap-Up: Historical fiction remains my nemesis

Hello! Last month I reread 8 books, an indication that I was under a lot of stress. I remember being busy and social. I saw my family and a few friends I haven't seen since before the pandemic. One of my friends moved to L.A., another announced an upcoming move, and yet another returned from… Continue reading July Wrap-Up: Historical fiction remains my nemesis