cygnoir

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Face without mouth

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I seem to have forgotten how to write online.

1 month ago
Trophy

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Victory! I gave blood tonight with no issues. I hydrated all day, ate leafy greens, and took an iron supplement.

2 months ago
Disappointed face

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I wasn't able to donate platelets today due to a vein issue. I'm so disappointed, and doing my best to release the feeling that I did something wrong. I'll go back to whole blood donation for now.

3 months ago
Sleepy face

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Back to work after a week off. My brain is squished.

3 months ago
Face with symbols on mouth

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Irritated by my doctor's last-minute appointment rescheduling. I'll be in this particular pain for another week, and I'm not happy about it.

3 months ago
Confused face

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Working remotely today, and wow am I out of practice.

4 months ago
Thinking face

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In a year of chaos, I exercised control by procrastinating. This hadn't occurred to me before, and it's hitting me hard today.

4 months ago
Hot beverage

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Today's coffee is Water Avenue's Boxcar, a dark roast that is sharper than I usually like, but still delicious.

7 months ago
Musical note

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They Might Be Giants' "Factory Showroom" is still an album of my soul.

8 months ago
Hot beverage

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OK, I might be a coffee person now. FunkyPlaid has learned AeroPress tricks, and so I had two lattes, back-to-back. Oops. And also zzzzooooooommmmm

8 months ago
Face in clouds

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Sometimes I withdraw from being online so much. It goes in cycles. Right now I feel like I can't share only positive vibes, and I don't want to share negative ones because there are already too many of those.

10 months ago
Television

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Watched the first episode of "Silo" ... hmm. It's got "Lost" plus "Severance" vibes and I'm okay with that.

10 months ago Respond
Fountain pen

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Thrilled to be attending a pen show this weekend!

10 months ago Respond
Anxious face with sweat

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Back after two days without internet and several hours without power.

10 months ago Respond
Pensive face

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Revenge bedtime procrastination is real, y’all.

10 months ago Respond
Party popper

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Today marks seven years at my current workplace!

11 months ago Respond
Pot of food

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Inordinately impressed with my "fried rice" improvisation that used up cooked quinoa leftovers.

11 months ago Respond
Books

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One book I recommend over and over again: "Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself" by Nedra Glover Tawwab. A favorite quote of mine from this book: "Clarity saves relationships."

11 months ago Respond
Pineapple

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On a pineapple green smoothie kick. Can’t stop won’t stop.

1 year ago Respond
Face with hand over mouth

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My mom found a tape recording of six-year-old me, reading to my grandfather, who was in hospital. I checked out a tape converter from my library so I could save it for posterity.

1 year ago Respond
Yawning face

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Jet lag has absolutely flattened me this time around. Humbling, irritating.

1 year ago Respond
Airplane

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Long day of travel back to the States. Sad to be leaving FunkyPlaid behind, but eager to see our adorable Crivens and Criminy!

1 year ago Respond
Loudly crying face

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Crying off and on since I dropped my mom off at the airport this morning. I miss her so much already.

1 year ago Respond
Croissant

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I love croissants even more now that I know how difficult they are to make.

1 year ago Respond
Cookie

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When in doubt, bake cookies.

1 year ago Respond
Bread

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The bread machine is my favorite kitchen robot. Brioche incoming!

1 year ago Respond
Snowflake

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I love the big giant flakes that look like fake Hollywood foam snow the best.

1 year ago Respond
Pensive face

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I'd love a cure for the Sunday blues.

1 year ago Respond
Smiling face

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My iPhone’s so into me that I got a birthday slideshow and all of the photos were mostly flattering.

1 year ago Respond
Spaghetti

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Trying a new recipe for gluten-free lasagna. I’ve been at it for two hours already!

1 year ago Respond
Hot beverage

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Not-work planned for today: coffee with a friend, puttering about the house, quality time with FunkyPlaid, birthday shenanigans planning, a big cooking project in the evening.

1 year ago Respond
Cloud

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Saw a terrifying cloud over Portland on my way home. Thanks, "The Day After", for the permanent psychological scarring.

1 year ago
Hourglass done

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Time transforms grief, elongates it, spreads it more thinly over the crevices of each day. Less puncture; more papercut.

1 year ago
Broken heart

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a day of breaking terribly sad news to my coworkers, over and over, and "breaking" is the right word for it because I'm now broken

1 year ago
Fireworks

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Happy Hogmanay! Today is the day I get my planner and diary set up for the new year.

1 year ago
Cookie

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Baked cookies with a friend today: gingersnaps, buckeyes, thin mints, and good ol' chocolate chips.

1 year ago
Skull

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"Die Hard: The Musical Parody" at the Funhouse Lounge. I had heard about it, and thought I was prepared. I was not prepared. Already looking forward to next year.

1 year ago
Zany face

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24-hour delayed reaction to seeing someone dressed up as Krampus casually browsing in a Southeast Portland gift shop.

1 year ago
Sparkles

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New ink day only slightly dampened by a chipped (not fully broken) bottle. Most of the ink has been salvaged, rehomed in a bay leaves jar. Swab test soon!

1 year ago
Pot of food

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Chicken and dumplings are in the slow-cooker!

1 year ago
Sneezing face

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Sick again, but not with COVID. I wish I had dodged the flu completely, but I'm still grateful for muted symptoms, thanks to my flu jab. Now back to bed.

1 year ago
Confused face

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In that part of the recipe experiment when the dish I'm making smells really good yet not at all what I expected it to smell like.

1 year ago
Smiling face with hearts

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Curled up in bed with an engrossing book, a cuppa, and occasionally a cuddly cat.

1 year ago
Sparkles

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Having fun with NaNoWriMo this year, writing what I want to read.

1 year ago
Water wave

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Third flotation tank experience today. When I have good words for it, I'll write more about it.

1 year ago
Musical note

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It will never not be They Might Be Giants, for me. Tonight "Answer" came on randomly and it was the most perfect. https://song.link/i/977823913

1 year ago
Weary face

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For a short week, that sure was a long week.

1 year ago
Ice cream

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Took our out-of-town visitor to Salt & Straw, and I had matcha ice cream with toffee-brittle mealworms and chocolate crickets! Surprisingly tasty, but maybe I'll order something less adventurous next time.

1 year ago
Television

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Started rewatching "Schitt's Creek" while recovering from COVID, and just finished (again). I love it more every time.

1 year ago
Yawning face

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Closed all three rings for the first time post-COVID! And now, ready to sleep 10 hours.

1 year ago
🌧

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So happy to wake up to rain this morning! And the day just got better and better.

1 year ago
Smiling face with hearts

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So grateful for wonderful people in my life who make the time to cheer me up when I am grieving.

1 year ago
Grimacing face

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As soon as I turned on crossposting for my status log, everything I typed seemed too trivial to share.

1 year ago
Cookie

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trying to revive myself with homemade chocolate chip cookies

1 year ago
Sneezing face

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sudden resurgence of COVID symptoms, boo

1 year ago
Hot beverage

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first cuppa today, now ready for a status!

1 year ago