Blog Challenges 2017 · Creative Writing · Writing

Intro to Poetry, Day 1/10: Water

Note:  Back in October of 2015, I participated in Writing 101: Intro to Poetry (on wht would become, but was not yet, this blog).  The way the class/challenge is run has changed, but I decided to sign up again (and will probably do so again in the new year) for inspiration and motivation to write.… Continue reading Intro to Poetry, Day 1/10: Water

Blog Challenges 2017 · Personal · Writing Updates

Z is for Zenith: #AtoZChallenge

ze·nith ˈ(zēnəTH/) noun the time at which something is most powerful or successful. And that's it.  We're done. I've got mixed feelings about how this has gone for me (more on that later). but my overwhelming feeling is triumph.  I did it.  I stuck it out.  Even when I fell behind, I stuck it out.  I made… Continue reading Z is for Zenith: #AtoZChallenge

Blog Challenges 2017 · Personal

X is for Xanadu: #AtoZChallenge (one day late)

Xanadu:  (noun)  1. a place of great beauty, luxury, and contentment. I didn't grow up in a household with a lot of money - nor, honestly, are we rolling in money now, but that's another blog post - and spent my youth almost entirely home-bound.  I grow up and still live in Massachusetts, near the New… Continue reading X is for Xanadu: #AtoZChallenge (one day late)

Blog Challenges 2017 · Geekdom · Personal

W is for Welcome to Night Vale: #AtoZChallenge (two days late)

For people who've only popped in to visit, it probably seems strange, but to me, Night Vale is home. In my little insular fandom bubble, it's sometimes hard for me to remember that there are stillpeople who don't know what Night Vale is, but of course, Real Life Me understands that, so - Welcome to… Continue reading W is for Welcome to Night Vale: #AtoZChallenge (two days late)

Blog Challenges 2017

S is for Stress: #AtoZChallenge (one day late)

Shit That I am Trying to Juggle (and Mostly Failing At, Miserably): Keeping up with basic housekeeping (slightly bettwe this week, but I also wasn't working, so...) Keeping up with home repairs and touch-ups (downstairs toilet hasn't worked right for, um, weeks/paint desperately needs touch-ups/it's probably bad that our tree has grown through our telephone… Continue reading S is for Stress: #AtoZChallenge (one day late)