You've seen the question come up on social media, I'm sure. It makes the rounds every year or 2, so if you didn't catch it the last time, don't worry - it will be around again. "If you could give your younger self one piece of advice, what would it be?" For years, my piece … Continue reading An Examination of Life
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So I had a whole blog post about 75% drafted for today about the ADHD diagnosis I received toward the beginning of the pandemic. Well, maybe it was more like 65% drafted. Ok, it was a couple of half-assed paragraphs and a rough outline but the point is, that post is going to wait because … Continue reading Fourth Quarter
If we were having coffee, I'd complain that I had to sleep with the air conditioner for the first time in a few weeks due to humidity last night. I've been enjoying just using the fan and smelling the outside air as I slept. I'm actually excited about the cooling down this year. Maybe it's … Continue reading If We Were Having Coffee – Pandemic Edition
Hello, my name is Depression. My name is 30 minutes of hysterical tears on the kitchen floor before work. It's "Sorry I'm late, I didn't want to come." It's barely being able to stand upright because of exhaustion. Hello, my name is Anxiety. My name is 3 hours in the ER to discover I'm NOT … Continue reading What’s My Name Again?
I'm not writing. I want to be writing. I should be writing. I try to write. But I'm not writing. Not a false start. Not words on the page that I KNOW are garbage but need to be out so I can get the good stuff rolling. Not an outline. NOTHING. I save multiple blog … Continue reading Illuminate: Creativity
Everybody remember that song? It's a favorite of mine on 80s nights, but sometimes when I just see the chorus written out, I sing it to the tune of "Takin Care of Business", and then I feel like I need to give my brain a hard reset to get it right. Anyway. Friday, yay! The … Continue reading Workin’ for the Weekend
This morning I had an experience I haven't had in a very long time. I noticed that my shower gel had about an inch or so of product left in the bottle, so I went into my stash to pull another one... And discovered that I don't have anymore. Now- I grew up in a … Continue reading It’s Not About the Shower Gel
So Bronxie and I have been talking a lot about future plans. More specifically, we are talking about getting our own place next year and how that relates to my ongoing clutter battle. We are not wealthy people - our first place will most likely be a 1 bedroom apartment, so we're probably talking under … Continue reading The Purge Part II: Electric Boogaloo
Location: Anywhere, anyplace, anytime WRITERBRAIN: WRITE NOW. DANNI: Seriously? NOW? WRITERBRAIN: WRITE NOW. DANNI: I'm driving/at a movie/snuggled up to Bronxie/doing some activity that is 100% not conducive to writing. WRITERBRAIN: WRITE NOW. WRITERBRAIN floods my eyes with perfect imagery and fills my ears with the most intriguing plot and musical turns of phrase. WRITERBRAIN: … Continue reading A Writer’s Life (aka A Little Bit of Insight)
*NB: for once, this post actually uses Referral Links!!! If you decide to sign up for any of the services referenced using links in this post, we both get a lil somethin' monetarily from the services. Go us! My one of my Words of the Year for 2020 is Investment. I've already spoken about my investments … Continue reading Money, Mental Illness, and Me