2019: Music

I’m a pro dancer, just ask anyone who has witnessed me seizing at a show.

It’s almost the end of the year & social media is full of people posting their end of the year/decade Spotify wraps.

I’ve really only used Spotify for a few months, but I’ve been using Last.fm for years (and it includes all my recent Spotify plays) so I’m going to use that data & write a bit about the old standards & new releases that got me through this partial toilet of a year.

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#NaNoNoGo

I’m calling it. I’m out — at least partway, but I’ll get to that.

Honestly, I first considered quitting a couple days into the month but felt a lot of emotional resistance & wanted to stick it out.

But after looking things over I realized that if I press through at this point I’m just making a shit ton more work for myself in first edit.

While that’s acceptable — and putting off the misery is a comfortable habit — I’ve decided it’s not the wisest use of my time this month.

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Inktober, week 3

Okay, this is really late and some are only sketches — shit got busy.

#NaNoWriMo is so damn close and I found another book on the Wellington disaster at a book sale. So, I’m spending all my prep time researching a tiny element of the story and falling behind on frigging everything as I tend to do.

I’ll be posting week 4 within the next couple of days.

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An argument for performative insanity: 15 hours in the Blue Alley and I’m not okay

It’s finally fucking over! It took our party 3 4-5 hour sessions to solve the Waterdeep Blue Alley adventure and I feel like I have to mouth off about it.

The Blue Alley was supposed to be a one-off session (it’s only supposed to take 3-4 hours) allowing two visiting friends to easily join the group for a session. Unfortunately, it didn’t end up that way.

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