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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

Best Fandom Advice (Fandom Friday)

The Fangirl Initiative has started a new link-up titled Fandom Friday! Thanks to this link-up, we get an opportunity to gush about our fandoms every week. This week the theme is best fandom advice.


There are so many things fandoms have taught me. (I mean, I founded TFI, in part, for the exact reason to talk about all the things fandom taught me!) But one big piece of fandom advice comes from an episode of NCIS I recently watched ("Willoughby").
"'You think you're alone in the dark. Close your eyes. Remember everything good.' My mom said that to me just before she died. Smart lady." - Leroy Jethro Gibbs

Smart lady, indeed.



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  1. First off, heck yes to Leroy Jethro Gibbs and the rest of the delightful show that is NCIS!
    Second off, that's a great bit of advice. Thanks for posting it :D!

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