My sister and I were talking recently about hobbies, and how she had read that a lot of millennials don’t have hobbies anymore because they are so focused on their career and likewise that millennials with artistic careers turn their hobbies into work. Arguably doing what you love is a dream job, my goal of …

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There is an old Victorian tradition of telling ghost stories on Christmas Eve. I don’t fully understand why this was a tradition or the significance of it to Christmas, only that it some of the lyrics in this classic makes more sense knowing this bit of history and even the infamous Christmas classic A Christmas Carol as …

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It’s the beginning of December and that means that another NaNoWriMo has come and gone! This year was a successful NaNo (am I the only one who shortens it to NaNo? I know that NaNoWriMo is already abbreviated but I keep abbreviating it further… Oh well!) for a number of reasons, the first being that …

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Next summer I’m going to Dawson City. A small town, because technically that’s what it is now, far into the Yukon that you can drive to from Whitehorse in about six hours or take a smaller plane from the two in a flight that takes about an hour, which is what I’ll be doing. Dawson …

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Carrie is a classic horror novel that even if you haven’t read the book or seen the infamous 1976 film you know what happens. Carrie White, school misfit and punching bag, gets her first period in the girls locker room and is ridiculed by her classmates and later by her overly religious mother who believes Carrie …

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It’s happening again. I don’t know when it started up again only that it was slow and creeping like a sickness that spreads. I looked at myself in the mirror one morning and wondered how anyone could ever stand to look at me, how it’s no wonder that no one ever wants to look again.

I remember I started reading this book on September 23rd for significant reasons to the plot that I’ll get into later and that it took me a long time to finish. In fact, I completely forgot to write a review for this book because Summerlong is a forgettable read, and that’s a hard thing for me to …

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Hello all! It’s still November and that means it’s still NaNoWriMo and I thought, why not use today’s blog post to give an update on that? I mean, it’s going pretty well, suspiciously well if I do say so myself. So far for my NaNo project I’m at 18,559 which is about a thousand words …

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***MAJOR SPOILERS FOR THE HANDMAID’S TALE AND THE TESTAMENTS*** As soon as I found out Margaret Atwood was writing a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale I couldn’t wait to read it! I was skeptical of course, loving the ambiguous ending of The Handmaid’s Tale and believing that it ended completely in it’s own way, I was curious about …

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CW: Animal death. This is pretty self explanatory but yesterday when I was driving home from work I saw a skunk get run over by a car so I wrote about it.