Category: reading

I haven’t been reading.

I haven’t had it in me lately, which is bugging me, but nothing changes. So, clearly, it’s not bugging me enough. I have plenty of options [i.e. stacks of books], but I’m not motivated to immerse myself in a new world. I think it’s because I’ve been immersing myself in my own new world. This writing project is wonderful. Wonderful and slightly aggravating. But … Read More I haven’t been reading.

I’m happy to report that I’ve been pretty busy these last few weeks.

I had a few leads on jobs, but none have worked out. One in particular was disappointing; it took me a couple days to get over it. And even now when I think about it, I feel a twinge of sadness. But, as people in my life have said, there will be other jobs! I’m trying to stay positive. It obviously wasn’t meant to … Read More I’m happy to report that I’ve been pretty busy these last few weeks.

Alright, it’s time to get serious.

It’s time to figure out what I’m doing with this writing degree that I’ll be spending the next three decades paying for. What is a legitimate obstacle for me though is I work full-time. Some weeks, more than full-time. So, by the time I get home, I’m too tired to think. I don’ t know how to get around this. The only time that … Read More Alright, it’s time to get serious.

Summer, Sunshine, and Perpetual Self-Discovery

Well, I graduated. What a load off my back (and mind) that is. My college career came to an end on May 10, 2019, assuming I don’t go for a graduate degree. The very idea turns my stomach, but I did find out that Masters degrees in creative writing are real, so who knows what the future holds. My degree title is as follows: … Read More Summer, Sunshine, and Perpetual Self-Discovery

I used to be the queen of used book sales.

I’m sure there are folks who frequent them much more than I ever did, but, in my social circle, it was something I was known for. I was good-naturedly teased because of it. If there was a book sale in my general area, I knew about it and was probably going to it. I would schedule time in my day, like an entire morning … Read More I used to be the queen of used book sales.