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"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

In Which I ... Did Not Get My Wisdom Teeth Out

(This post is highly dramatic, as I am in a very extroverted mood and also running on very little sleep. Take it alllll with a grain of salt.)

Last night I made up a blog schedule. I carefully scheduled out three posts to go up a week in advance. I prepared myself for a week of no writing, and instead lots of resting, pain, and TV. Why? I was getting my wisdom teeth out.

Cue the word was. 

Today, I had no food for six hours, did the whole shebang. Drove to the office, filled out paperwork. I got back in the room (nervous as all heck, by the way), only to be told that because I was taking ibuprofen regularly, we needed to reschedule.


In a way, I am relieved. I have two weeks to finish up Petrichor (MAYBE?!?), play Sims, and overall enjoy life before my teeth are parted from me forever. Not to mention, I wasn't in the right frame of mind to get my wisdom teeth out today. But all that work... missing food... not getting enough sleep. FOR NOTHING. Really?!?

Thankfully, my mom took me to Walgreens, where I proceeded to impulse-buy two plushies and an overpriced stack of Marvel stickers.

It's all in the little things.

Now, because of Rainbow Dash and Mr. Owl, as well as pizza and possibly Cap 2, this day shall not go down in history as one of the worst; it will, instead, go down as one of the best.

The moral of this story?

Also, stay tuned for an awesome guest post and other cool content... except, two weeks later than expected. 

P.S. - Obviously, Rainbow Dash has a name. However, what should I name the owl? 
Because as cool as the name Mr. Owl is, and as awesome as my mother is for 
impromptu-ly naming him, I'm quite open to other options.


  1. Oh dear! Well...I don't know if to say congratulations for not having to do it today or I'm sorry you weren't able to get it over with after all that work. But yay for awesome moms! Rainbow Dash, plush owl, Marvel stickers!!! :D And PIZZA. At least everything turned out well. The loot you got is the best. XD Treat yo self indeed!

    Hmm...Since you got a Pony with him you could always name him Owlowiscious after Twilight Sparkle's pet owl. Or Adam after Adam Young since he's an owl and Owl City and...yeah. Or Owlfred. Like Alfred. Um, what? Wow, apparently I'm in a weird mood too. o.O

  2. Yeah, I was gonna suggest Owlowicious.

  3. It's the worst when something like that happens! I'm glad that your mom helped make it better. Mom's are the best at those types of things:D

  4. Oh I totally feel for you. :| Getting wisdom teeth out is AWFUL, but I think getting all psyched up for it and then not happening in almost worse. >_< *hugs*


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