Quarantine Life. It's been a thing. Here's a round-up. Professional Life. I've been working from home since mid-March. It was initially a huge adjustment for me; I've worked remotely before, many times, but in a space where it's happening 8 hours a day, 7 days a week--there were a lot of tough moments. Structurally, I'm [...]
If you're living on this side of Earth, you've heard that Harry and Meghan have decided to significantly change their status with the royal family. (I won't link to any articles because, whew chile, the bias.) In other words, H&M want to step back from being senior members of the royal family, become financially independent, [...]
So last year, I feel like you and I, dear reader, entered a new phase of realness on This Square Peg. This is a lifestyle blog, yes, and we discussed various aspects of my life, including openly sharing with you that 2019 mostly stunk. I initially wondered if these were things I even wanted to [...]
I haven't written anything creatively in a long while. Fiction is my thing, my jam. You know that. But it's been excessively hard for me to hunker and write. I have some suspicions as to why. Let's talk them over. No inspo. Like most artists, inspiration is so huge for me. I need that flow, [...]
One of my characters in one of my stories makes reference to not dousing her hope with her usual brand of doubt and cynicism. I am her and she is me. (Incidentally, one popular writer-related question I get is, "who are the people you're writing about in your fiction?" I am them, they are me. [...]
Me and him.
Dearest reader, last Friday, I published my third book. I seem to favor anthologies and this publication is no different: Your Elephant, After All is my third collection, and this time, it's poetry. I am exceedingly proud of this book, especially because it was born during a difficult time. As you know, life hasn't been the easiest [...]
The current state of things. Winter is weird. Le sigh. Happy Monday, dear reader.
#30: Guess who was super busy yesterday and the day went by without the next to last blog entry for Blogtober? So, yeah, we forgot. Buuuuut... ************************************** #31: We Did It! Day 31. A whole month of talking to y'all everyday about my favorite season in some way, shape, or form. A whole month of [...]
As promised, I debuted my new fall lippie at the office today. And pic'ed it. See below. Shall we break down why Smoked Purple is a winner for me? 1. It's matte, but it goes on so smooth for me. Sure, a bit of balm helps before applying but I find it really easy to [...]