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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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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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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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2020 Reading Stats + Coup Thoughts: This is not a politics-free zone

We're eleven days into January and I'm just now posting my reading stats. Blame the jerks who tried to take over my country's government last week while the president did nothing. My nerves are shot. In other news, this statement from Andrew Yang sure hasn't aged well! Shut up. Number of Books Read in 2020… Continue reading 2020 Reading Stats + Coup Thoughts: This is not a politics-free zone

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November Wrap-Up: I initially wrote “September,” so that’s where I am emotionally

I would really like for this year to end already. It took me three days to realize the month had changed. November was pretty quiet. I researched autism this month and ended up self-diagnosing. Autism explains most, if not all, of my childhood and adolescence. I also learned to love romance again, but that's a… Continue reading November Wrap-Up: I initially wrote “September,” so that’s where I am emotionally

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July Wrap-up

Hello, it's August now and I'm hopped up on jitters. Let's wrap up July, shall we?   Political Updates Portland is on their 65th day of protests. Protestors spent the month of July being battered by federal agents, because fuck free speech, am I right? Last week, arrested protestors were banned from attending more protests… Continue reading July Wrap-up

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May Wrap-Up: Things got worse

I stared at my monitor for a full minute trying to remember what I meant to write. Oh right! It's wrap-up day! May was a pretty regular quarantine month until it all went to shit. Near the end of last month, cops in Minneapolis, MN killed a Black man named George Floyd. Specifically, police officer… Continue reading May Wrap-Up: Things got worse

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April Wrap-Up + Extended “Chaotic Good” Rant (I hated it)

Another month of quarantine down! Certain states have decided to reopen! Armed protesters are storming the Michigan capital! I hate it here! Despite all the drama, I was able to read 13 books this month! Hooray! Other than that, there's not much to report. My friend Carrie mailed me some yarn. I cooked portobello mushroom… Continue reading April Wrap-Up + Extended “Chaotic Good” Rant (I hated it)

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2019 Reading Stats

Do you like numbers? I sure do. This post is just graphs. If that's something you're into, go to town. Number of Books Read in 2019   Total books: 209 Completed: 163 DNFed: 43 Total Pages Read: 53,934     Types of Books Read in 2019   Fiction: 135 Non-fiction: 41 Graphic Novels: 29 Poetry:… Continue reading 2019 Reading Stats