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note to self: go outside

"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." —  Henry David Thoreau credit My phone died recently. Not like died because of its charge — permanently died. I'm not the only one whom this has happened to, I'm sure, and this isn't a complaint. Rather, it's an observation on how different the landscape of my life has been without it. I've been reading more, watching more TV, doing less doomscrolling. I found that I've missed my phone a lot less and simultaneously a lot more than I expected. And I've been noticing a difference in my mental state. My mental health is, apparently, linked in part to the device I hold in my hand 99% of the time. Who knew? However, it's still been challenging lately, for more reasons than just my phone, and my sister invited me to go outside with her. Th

Beautiful People - June/July Edition

"Writing is easy. You only need to stare at a blank piece of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead."— Gene Fowler

And now it's time for BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE! 
(The place to showcase all your, uh, beautiful people.)

Yep, it's that time again! Beautiful People is once again happening now! In case you don't know what on earth I'm talking about, click HERE to read more. :)

And now, I have a semi-important announcement... we are now scraping the bottom of the barrel of our questions submitted way back when on my Meet Avary post. So now, we're turning to you guys! If you have a question (or two... or three... or many :P) that you'd like to see used in a round of Beautiful People, leave a comment on either mine or Georgie's blog. :)

Speaking of questions, this month's round of questions were submitted by iGirl and Charity - thank you girls so much! :)
  1. What kind of music does he/she like?
  2. Does he/she like to go outside?
  3. Is he/she naturally curious?
  4. Right, or left handed?
  5. Favorite color?
  6. Where is he/she from?
  7. Any enemies?
  8. What are his/her quirks?
  9. What kinds of things get on his/her nerves?
  10. Is he/she independent, or needs others to help out?

Go ahead and sign the linky below, with a direct link to your BP post. I can't wait to read your entries! (Even if I don't comment, I still try to read as many as I can. :))


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