A juggling act

So I lied.  I said I wouldn’t go on hiatus again but looking at that’s post’s timestamp tells me the time between then and now is actually longer than the last posting gap.  But despite the dead air on my blog’s front, I’ve been busy pursuing a lot of writing opportunities.  Also, I adopted a dog. Continue reading “A juggling act”

A new routine

It starts at 6 am.  Maybe 6:30 if I have all my ducks in a row.  I creep out of bed by the light of my cell phone.  Quick shower, brush teeth, apply half of my makeup, get dressed; all movements mechanical, the small voice in the back of my head never ceasing to remind me of the warm blankets and comforting darkness I just ripped myself from. Continue reading “A new routine”

Growing pains

While I have decidedly firm (and most definitely pretentious) notions about what’s good and what’s crap when it comes to music, I do shamelessly indulge in what I call my guilty pleasure artists.  Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Drake and other mindless hit factories are good for churning out catchy tunes you can crank at parties, sing to while you do the dishes, or just dance to in front the bathroom mirror sin pantalones. Continue reading “Growing pains”