Monthly Archives: June 2018

Nothing here to see

Jun 7, 2018 | Posted by in Every Damn Day in June, Everyday Jade | 0

Another post I have to write on my phone. Hey, I’m getting good at it! I’m at V’s tonight, and I left my laptop home. AND I have misplaced my tablet (again.) So phone it is. I don’t have a lot of time, or actually very much to write about just now. I’ve been too crazy at work to devote any mental space to a “topic”, and most of my time outside of work I’ve been fighting hamster head, so not really conducive to blogging. But I’ve been keeping up on the challenge, and on the other two, more or less (last night’s fight against the hamster involved ice cream, but I’m going to give myself a mulligan on that one. Ok. I know that was boring, but that’s all I got. See you tomorrow!

Black

I waited until my packing was *somewhat* complete before I turned on my laptop to write, but then the damn thing told me it has a “major” update. I told it to update overnight last night, but I guess it only did part of it, because it’s been installing updates now for 30 minutes and it’s only at 4%. It’s also telling me, “this WILL take awhile,” (emphasis mine), but that’s telling, as it usually says this “may” take awhile, and then takes forever. It may not be done until I get back from San Diego next week. But perhaps making me wait to write is for the best. My mood was black and who knows what vitriol I would have spewed forth on these pages if I’d sat down to write then. For now my ire is contained, and besides, it’s hard as fuck to write eloquently or forRead more …

Dear Younger Me…

Today is a better day. I woke up eager to write, in fact so much so that I left V’s house early so I could come in early to work to do so. I’d forgotten how much I like to be in the office before anyone else. Our hallway is dark, their offices too, this side of the building is quiet. It’s not that different when they are here, to be truthful, but without the extra bodies it’s just…peaceful. Oh, ha, I know why it feels good: it reminds me of working from home. It reminds me of getting up in the morning just at dawn in the Treehouse. I miss it there, sometimes. How colorful it was, how peaceful up there in the trees. I don’t miss not being able to walk everywhere; not having a wonderful park right in my neighborhood and the Botanical Gardens practically next door;Read more …

And another challenge

Jun 4, 2018 | Posted by in Being Poly, Every Damn Day in June | 0

This time, my own – the challenge I feel to write when I feel like I do right now. I don’t like to write here when I feel like everything is shit. When I’m down, when it feels like nothing will work out right, I don’t want to pollute this space. Also, I am very aware that words I write here are not private. I always have to censor myself to a degree. And frankly, it’s hard to do when I feel like this. I have, in fact, written this post 3 or 4 times and deleted how and why I am feeling the way I am. But it’s Every Damn Day, so here I am. There was retail therapy this afternoon. I know, not a good way to deal with emotional distress. But I got some adorable dresses out of it. Of course it will cause more angst when theRead more …

Unexpected

Every damn day, right? I think I have more “profound” thoughts first thing in the AM, but my morning was spent making breakfast for V, getting a little whacking-at-my-request from him, and then seeing him off while I went outside to work in the yard before it got too hot. That was five hours and four garbage bins full of weeds ago. The backyard looks neater, if not green, because it’s never really had grass growing in it. But we have tiger lilies and I planted hostas, and now I have a raised bed full of vegetables that are actually growing. Like CRAZY. So I’m happy with my day’s labor. If a bit sore. Adam just got here with soaker hoses, a splitter and a timer, too, to automate the watering process. And now we are looking at sod for a small, square piece of the yard. I’m not aRead more …

More Challenges

Of the good kind, this time! I stumbled across this post by Kayla Lords (ok it wasn’t a stumble, it was in my inbox, but I’ve been too busy to give my email more than a cursory glance this past week) and I said, “Aha! Just what I need! Another challenge…” “Every Damn Day in June” is a 30-day writing challenge created by the talented and voluptuous Hyacinth over at A Dissolute Life Means… If you don’t read her, you really should be. In short, she is challenging herself to write, as the name implies, every day in June, and she has invited the rest of us to join in. It doesn’t have to be novel-worthy, deep or a certain number of words – you just have to WRITE SOMETHING. So what the heck. I could use a little kick in the ass to get me motivated to get upRead more …