Well, that day is around the corner*, afraid I don't have any embarrassing crushes to reveal like last year.
I was just now seeking topical suggestions for this post from some friends; they have not been a lot of help so far. This will probably be a stream-of-unconsciousness post, then.
Life has been a bit depressing lately. I think it's mostly the weather. Work has been pretty busy lately and I need to get a bit more order/distinction between work and non-work. It can be a drain to be at home so much (I work from home) and it starts to feel like I just work and sleep, because “there's always some work to do.” I'm not being a workaholic; in fact, it probably makes me less productive, so I need to do something about that.
On a similar note, Sheryl shared this Lifehacker post about being “more present in the present.” The blogger is starting a project called 52 Nights Unplugged, where one night each week she does nothing involving a screen. No internet, TV, or phone. I really liked this idea and plan to try it out myself. It will be nice to have a scheduled time that I know I'll need to fill with the things I talk about wanting to do, but never quite “disconnect” long enough to actually do.
I have been going back through old, old posts on here, working on tagging and cleaning up some formatting issues. Goes back to 2002, dang. A lot of good memories, though.
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I think I'm in my natural state pretty often...
“Silly is you in a natural state, and serious is something you have to do until you can get silly again.”
– Mike Meyers
* I started writing this before midnight, so this was accurate at the time. Yes, it took a while to write, I was distracted and chatting.