Thursday, January 10, 2013

i feel good.

It's one of those coveted times when all I want to do is look at my blog because I LIKE it again. It's clean. Pretty. Still in progress, but established. It makes me not afraid to comment on other blogs anymore (which has kept me away for months, sadly) (I won't deny my vanity).

There are a lot of things to feel good about, in the way of updates. I killed NaNo, for one. Granted, that does not mean I've actually finished the draft yet (about 20k to go, methinks), but winning was good. Participating was good. Material was generated, and I have more to work with now that I have had in a long time.

Oh, and we moved. Yeah yeah. Again. That's two moves in 2012, three in 15 months. All told, my husband and I have lived in five different places since getting married at the end of 2009. Four cities, two states... and a district. It's true! We live in Washington, DC, all of a sudden. For a couple of kids who never moved from babyhood to college, it's been quite the wild ride.

DC is fantastic. Bizarre and huge and carved of stone, like all major cities. Quite an adjustment. But I have no complaints. DC is apparently not known for its food, but we sure can't tell. We also hear a lot of, "You live IN the District? Are you SAFE?" Yes, we're safe. DC has grown a lot in the last decade or so (as I'm told), and our neighborhood especially in the last few years. We love it.


I suppose most people outside of DC don't associate it with anything but government and school trips (as I once did, before coming to visit friends instead of monuments). Rest assured, readers. This city is VIBRANT with local identity, great food, awesome churches... just to name a few things we've experienced so far. I could go on (I could always go on), but there will be more chances. Also, I've only lived here for six weeks. Heh.

Anyway. Pretty blogosphere. *pets* I missed you.

How was your 2012?


  1. NO! Does this mean you no longer live in a tower? The Sadness!

    (I would settle for nothing less than a tower if I had one before..#princesssyndrome)

    1. Alas, we did have to leave the tower. But, in recompense, we now live above an Ethiopian restaurant. :)

  2. Hiiiii! Your blog is mucho pretty. I lurve it to no end. And I am also coming back into the blogging world because ... MY BABY SLEEPS! Not all night or anything, but enough that I'm no longer a walking dead thing (but not a zombie because I crave cereal and caffeine (which I couldn't have) and not brains).
    I like parentheses. And you, my friend. I shall email you.

  3. Ha. Pretty blogosphere.

    Also, pretty blog! And yay for updates. And apparently incoherency, on my part. Ahem.

    Glad you're enjoying your new adventures, and feeling able to share them. :)

  4. Wow, that is a lot of moving!! But hey, adventure is good fodder for writing, right? ;)


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