Sorry about that. Yesterday was my last of six days in a row of eight-hour midshift workdays and I’m taking today off to regain some of that energy and brain function. I’ll return soon with my April playlist, and then return to the Boston Years saga!
No good reason for not being prepared for blog posts this week. I should have written something last night but succumbed to YouTube distraction instead. My bad.
I’ll try better next week. Sorry about that, folks!
Got a few things on my mind this morning, so I’m just going to leave you with a classical piece that’s been in my head lately.
It’s been a VERY long work week of waking up ridiculously early for the current day job, so I haven’t been the most productive lately. Hopefully next week things will be a bit more normal. See you then!
Don’t mind me, I’ve recently been hired part-time at a shop up the street and this week has been full of filling out forms, doing orientation work and all the fun stuff that goes along with starting a new job. It’s been almost exactly two years since I left the Former Day Job and *mumbletymumble* years since I last started a completely new one with all the aforementioned forms, orientation and fun stuff, so this week has been a combination of deja vu and curious excitement at getting paid again.
I should be back with new entries next week!
Hey all, sorry for the lack of updates both here and at Welcome to Bridgetown….I’ll be off my normal schedule for a bit while I continue focusing on the Theadia rewrite and the final act of Queen Ophelia. Once I’ve got things under control again I’ll have more to provide.
Thanks for your patience!
Apologies for the lack of content here again! We enjoyed an extended weekend here and did all sorts of walking, then we caught up on a few streaming shows we really enjoy, and I just…well, didn’t even think about writing all weekend! I’m allowed that every now and again, yeah?
In the meantime, here’s an REM song that’s been in my head this morning. I’m thinking I should probably do an overview of the band, partly thanks to a very humorous tweet by Julia Serano the other day, but also because I’ve always been a fan. More of an IRS-era fan than a WBR-era fan, but I suppose I can expand on that in the overview. Heh.
Taking this week off from the music blog because why not? I felt like relaxing on the days leading up to Christmas. The shopping is done, the boxes are put away, and the nog is mixed in with my morning coffee. Life is good.
In the meantime, here’s the London Symphony Orchestra playing Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. We went to see San Francisco Ballet’s performance on the 12th — we go every single year (and streamed it from their site when there were none due to Covid) — and I’ve come to love this work from one of my favorite composers.
Happy holidays! See you next week for the year-end mixtape and best-of lists!
Taking today off as I’d gotten my booster shot yesterday and will most likely be feeling the effects for most of today. See you on Thursday!
I’m off for the holiday weekend, so we will return to our regularly scheduled blogging next week. See you then!
[PS — Further proving that Saturday morning cartoons were in fact educational for me, the above short was how I learned the word “quisling”.]