Tales from the Front

Got Me in My (Post-Convention) Feelings

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Got Me in My (Post-Convention) Feelings

Con drop, glitter crash, post-con blues. You know what I'm talkin' about--that feeling after a convention or gathering surrounded by a bunch of awesome people, then you gotta go back to the "real" world.

Let's talk about that.

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May Daze

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May has rolled around here in the Southwest, which apparently means thunderstorms and winds... And I'm pretty dange okay with that. So what's been going on in the 505 (which is the local slang for the Albuquerque area)? A lot!

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Tumblring Down

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Disney Hades saying "Wat"

I've had a day or two to stew about this and process my initial reaction to Tumblr's recent announcement about their content policy changes. Unsurprisingly, I am upset about this upcoming shift. Livid, even. When I was in therapy for my anxiety and depression, one of the things that my therapist and I discussed was that our anger can often come from a place of fear.

So let's talk about what I'm afraid of.

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Turning of the Seasons

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GIF: Running from Adult Life
Now, this is a story all about how
Things just did not turn out like I planned
So let's take a minute to explain
Lemme tell how things are going in the five-oh-five—poorly.
Yeah, those lines didn't quite scan there at the end, so let's go into a bit more detail.

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Digital Writin'

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Digital Writin'

One of my friends online was looking into various writing apps out there that wasn't Word or Google Docs, or anything like that. "But it's an industry standard! Why would I use anything else?"

Let's dive into that (especially with NaNoWriMo coming).

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