When I was young, the night sky was a miracle. Especially in the summer when I got to stay up a little later, and the darkness was more absolute. There was nothing better than lying out in the dark and gazing up in the sky, whether I was with friends or family or alone. It was beautiful at night, a different world, with a quiet … Continue reading To infinity and beyond, until the brain gives out.
The interesting part of the January blogging challenge is that it expanded my writing to slightly beyond diarist. There was a quantity of hopefully widely-applicable navel-gazing, to be sure, but less current information was shared than is my usual trend. This means that up until now, I haven’t shared that I’ve been struggling with the effects of serotonin syndrome. It’s not so severe that I’m … Continue reading A tree is not a book by Susan Cooper.
Streaming is a popular music-listening choice these days. You pay a monthly fee and get unlimited access to your company of choice’s library. They’re extensive, and most artists cross-post: you’re not indicating allegiance with your company selection. Except for Garth Brooks. It’s one of the reasons I added Spotify. Two, however, proved stressful. After months of running both, I finally cancelled my iTunes because I … Continue reading Streaming selections: what do I listen to?
I like tests. I especially like standardized tests. I like them because I test well. [i] Who doesn’t enjoy doing things they excel at? It’s not a particularly useful skill, testing well, and it doesn’t translate to the real world in any practical way. Upon reflection, I’m not even sure why I like them – the results, at least until university, singled me out and … Continue reading Can you like your neuroses best?