Rather than focus on everything that didn’t happen this year, I’m going to focus on what did: the things that brought me joy in 2020. The things I want to carry into 2021 and beyond. That one (1) goal I definitely achieved.
Every month, I share the articles and sites that I found most interesting. Here’s what caught my attention in September: social media for creators, cities and catastrophe, and more.
Every month, I share the articles and sites that I found most interesting. Here’s what caught my attention in July and August: morality, murder, and downtime. Enjoy!
I think I’m starting to get the hang of this. I’ve been: realizing | making | baking | suspecting | cleaning | daydreaming | getting | finishing | starting | finding
Before COVID-19, I’d occasionally think about renting a vacation cottage somewhere, or booking a hotel room on the other side of town, and locking myself away for a few days to write. I’d daydream about another (quasi-)spontaneous weekend away, getting lost and taking photos and not thinking about anything else. A DIY creative retreat, with nothing to do but make art.
So… things kind of fell apart over the past two weeks, didn’t they? I’ve been: regretting | cutting | realizing | wanting | trying | feeling | finishing | wishing | keeping | ordering
The year—the decade—isn’t even two weeks old and it’s already testing my optimism. I keep sitting down to write this post, and I just stare at the blinking cursor, trying to figure out what to say about my goals for the new year, trying to figure out how to say that I’m still hopeful. That despite everything, my goals for this year are more ambitious than they have been for the last few.
Less than one hundred days left to go in this particular project, and I’m starting to wonder what comes next.
Every month, I share the articles and sites that I found most interesting. Here’s what caught my attention in January.
The last two weeks have been interesting. There’s a lot of introspection going on. I’ve been: drinking | thinking | finding | making | trying | starting | getting | having | stalking | daydreaming