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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

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  1. Ello! :D Having read your blog for a while, I've picked up that you like The Lord of the Rings. (But, then, how could you not?) Anyway, I thought you might like the latest post on my blog; it's a parody song that covers the entire LOTR trilogy.
    I'd love to have you check it out. :D

    1. BAHAHA. Just left a comment. I loved it. Thanks for sharing. :)

  2. I've nominated you for the Liebster Blog Award :)

  3. I love your blog name!! Lovely Narnia ref... I just started a Bookish-blog! Check it out?

  4. Hello!
    I'm Riddhi and I read some of your posts. Needless to say, they are great.
    I have a blog of my own. Here:

    Please visit sometime.
    I would also like to ask if you allow guest posting. Pretty please with sugar on top?
    I have material ready and waiting.

  5. What are some good funny parodies or funny songs on youtube ?

    Next Step Parody - Kerser

  6. Hey, Sky, I really REALLY want to follow your blog but I don't like following via Bloglovin'. Is there any way to follow just by email? Thanks ^^

    1. Hi Lisa! Yep, on the sidebar just under the "Bloglovin'" widget, there's a "Follow by Email" widget. :) I hope that helps! Let me know if it doesn't.

    2. Oh, I see it now! THANK YOU SO MUCH.


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