Category: Random thoughts

Overwhelmed

It’s hard to shake this feeling of being utterly overwhelmed by life. Whether it’s simple things like keeping my house clean or bigger things like how I can make a difference in the world, it’s too easy to feel lost these days. I keep thinking about how we grow up learning about super heroes or …

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Social Ocean

THERE ARE TOO MANY SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES. Seriously, I’d love to just post in one place (my “hub”), and then have my hub forward that post to all my social media platforms, or easily select which posts to send to my @Moosader accounts (Twitter/Facebook/Mastodon), and which posts to send to my @rejcx Rachel accounts (Twitter/Facebook/Mastodon/Diaspora), …

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Exhaustion, depression, and directionlessness

Maybe if I hadn’t been so over-worked the last two years, I would be willing to stick with it longer. But, working up to 12-hour-days on days I have class, and then spending so much of my time off-campus also at a computer working – prepping, grading, answering questions, etc. – has thoroughly burnt me …

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I miss Fin ‘N’ Kit

Where I was, job-wise Back in 2012 I quit my job as a software developer and decided to go back to school and use this chance to try to make and publish games. I was so sick of working in the basement in a 6’x6’x6′ cubicle (in retrospect, I was lucky to have a cubicle!) …

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Micro project ideas

When you’re too dang busy to do something that takes hours to set up, complete, and clean up… Write a one-page micro story based off a random idea you get from a Tweet, meme, or other post. (e.g., post-apocalypse where humans discuss how the Blue Bird caused civilization to destroy itself, by delivering messages from …

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I miss my dog

July 31st, 2017, my parents had to put our 14-year-old childhood dog to sleep. He was very old, and this past month his health was declining faster than before. Before, he only had a little trouble getting around — no more running — but he seemed happy. But the week that they made the decision, …

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I’ve never flown internationally before, so once I am done with my trip to India, I should write a blog post about what I should prepare next time! 😛

Sit still and pay attention!

I’ve been having a problem lately… or, really, all semester. I hate sitting still. Meetings, lectures, whatever. If we are expected to sit down and only listen, I get really anxious and stressed. I have so much to do, I can’t sit still! Sitting around, stewing, is aggravating. If the format of an event is …

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I love my sister’s comics

My sister is amazing and awesome and sometimes she makes comics to vent about life, like I do! Just savin’ these for posterity…

Inspiration and meaning

Since the election, I have had such a hard time getting inspired. As news unfolds, creating an unwelcome climate here in the U.S., but also news from other countries such as the atrocities happening in Syria, I find myself wanting to do something with my work, but don’t really know how to go about it. …

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