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It’s Been Some Time

July and August have sort of sucked. There's no sugar coating any of it. I've tried to stay active in some ways, and I've totally receded from others. All of it has been in an attempt to cultivate a presence that's sustainable and useful here on internet-land, but it's been hard. I miss blogging, but… Continue reading It’s Been Some Time

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Blogaversary

Today's my 13 year WordPress anniversary. Wild. I don't think I have blogs going back that far here, but I've been using this account on WordPress for at least that long. And let me tell you, 2009 was a very different time on the internet. Now, I don't want to do a "back in the… Continue reading Blogaversary

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Bye February, Hello Rest of ’22

The last day of February always comes too soon. I wrote earlier that February was more like my beginning of the year, and that still feels true as March is on its way in. Tomorrow I head to the DMV for a new license in a new state, and that's always both exciting and exhausting.… Continue reading Bye February, Hello Rest of ’22

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I Wrote “The End” Today

154,070 words. That's The Willful Inheritor as of the end of 2021. Of course, quantity does not speak for quality by any means, but this is my longest, most involved book. It's two Korinniads. It brings the total for Vacancy to somewhere around 383k words. That's, like, 25 and a half hours of reading for… Continue reading I Wrote “The End” Today

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What Is Up, My Dude?

Gods, so much. Like, I can't even keep track. We moved! I know I mentioned this in my last blog that was just a copy paste of my newsletter, but Husband, kitties, and I now live in Connecticut. Pros: it's peaceful, it's quiet, it's mostly liberal. Cons: I gotta pay an extra 5 cent tax… Continue reading What Is Up, My Dude?

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Me In Three Characters

This was a short-lived, though perhaps ongoing (at the time of posting this), Twitter meme that I am riding all the way to the bank (the bank of Ashley's blog, that is). That's right, I posted it on Twitter and Instagram, and now it's here too. So, here's how I'd describe myself in three characters.… Continue reading Me In Three Characters

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Some Sights from NH and MA

I'm visiting my family of origin for the first time in two years (thanks, plague), and I just wanted to share a few photos of some neat stuff! I assume this is a scouting troop project. A lake. The northeast has more marshy land than one would expect. Theoretically, I love a swamp. Glenn Ellis… Continue reading Some Sights from NH and MA

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Limbo

I've been feeling stuck in the in between for years now. It's been perpetual waiting in so many categories: home, work, family, and though I've broken out in some regard, I still feel like I'm floating. There's no anchor, no starting gun, no momentum. Life feels like a liminal space. A forever corridor with a… Continue reading Limbo

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Everything That Feels So Good

I heard this song for the first time today (yeah, I'm late by about half a year, what of it?), and, like, it's perfect??? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGPdXYG1msg Anyway, just had a religious experience this afternoon and felt understood on the deepest level imaginable. It's whatever. P.S. I don't know if I like that video or not (I'm… Continue reading Everything That Feels So Good

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Befriending The Birds

There is a giant blue jay who comes to my porch, and he is destined to be my friend, I swear it. The problem is, he's too damn smart: this bird has knees. (Husband and I maintain that little birds don't have knees, but bigger ones do, and it directly correlates to brain size.) The… Continue reading Befriending The Birds