January in Preview

Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before. Don’t freeze, don’t stop, don’t worry that it isn’t good enough, or it isn’t perfect, whatever it is: art, or love, or work or family or life.

Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, Do it.

– Neil Gaiman

Quite honestly, I’ve already missed a few days of the habits I’m working on. The month (year) is already imperfect so I am trying to embrace it as it is, rather than wishing it were better.

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Gone On Hiatus

tl;dr Yup, I’m on hiatus again; I just have too many things to juggle right now. Though I don’t have posts scheduled this time, I might sporadically pop in with a tag or reading report, or to reply to comments.

Most likely I won’t be on Twitter, but you can still contact me through email or Discord; it just might take me some time to respond.

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September in Preview

September was a thirty-days long goodbye to summer, to the season that left everybody both happy and weary of the warm, humid weather and the exhausting but thrilling adventures.*

– Lea Malot

I thought I was over the back-to-school hype, going into my senior year of undergrad, but it turns out having a set schedule, enforced deadlines, and (limited) social interaction is really good for my mental health.

Huh. Who’d’ve thunk? (Though it’s only been a couple of days so I reserve the right to retract this statement and pretend I never said it.)

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August in Preview

But I can see us lost in the memory
August slipped away into a moment in time
‘Cause it was never mine

– Taylor Swift, “August”

[Insert something witty about 2020 being a dumpster fire and/or time being a meaningless construct and/or my motivation / ability to focus being totally AWOL, because those have been the three predominant moods for the past few months.]

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