And with the turning, Janus looks from past to future…. :side-eyes my goal list: (are we ready for this? I’m not sure we’re ready for this.) AHEM It’s the first day of the new Gregorian new year :hooray: and I don’t have resolutions so much as plans. And some of these plans are, well, aContinue reading “Welcome 2023”
While I’ve been writing for a long time *ahemdecadescough*, 2019 was the year I decided I was going to reclaim my writing voice and really DO this thing I’d wanted to do for ages. Looking back on it now, it’s interesting how austere and… cramped? my work was that first year. Not really me, notContinue reading “My 2022 in Writing”
Tomorrow will be solstice – specifically summer on my side of the world. Official maximum tilt will be at 5:13 am, 19 minutes before sunrise where I am. I’m not necessarily a sun-lover, but this year it feels important to honor the way the earth turns and swoops along its orbit, so I’m going toContinue reading “A Day Before Solstice”
I honestly don’t know what I was imagining this year would hold by the end of 2020.
OhGodsIt’sAnEndOfYrPost So here we are. It’s that time. First off, I am so, so sorry for those of you who have been particularly smacked down by this year. I know so, SO many people who are in crisis, who have been in crisis, who can’t get OUT of crisis. All I can say is KEEPContinue reading “Day 294, the last day of 2020”
Like someone fucked up a numerical palindromeDoesn’t want to check one two three like aReal roadie would doUnbalanced, the beginning of a songYet to be written – And with every time I say it in my mindI wish for its final definition to be something beautiful
This seems like the obvious of obvious. Particularly for a writer and avid reader. But I have about 12 books that I literally don’t want to finish – some I’m only halfway through. It’s not because I don’t like them, either – quite the opposite! I don’t want to finish them because then the storyContinue reading “Janus Gift #4 – Finish Reading Things”
I used to be very good at soaking in new languages, though I definitely needed a teacher to help me learn*. Learning new words and how to string them together was almost an ecstatic thing for me. Even the basic concept of “new words” gave me joy, whether the new words were in my birthContinue reading “Janus Gift #3 – Language as Meditation”