Personal Archaeology, 9: When I Was Twenty

There's been this thing going around the internet this week where people post pictures of themselves at the age of twenty. It's coincided with people sharing their senior class photos, which was some sort of "solidarity with the class of 2020" thing that I didn't understand*, but I don't know the reason behind the twenty-year-old …

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Uncollecting Update March 2020

Well, as always, I’ll start with my numbers for the month … Media consumed # (remaining/total) Comics Read: 53 (273/355) Trade Paperbacks/Graphic Novels Read: 1 (63/74) Books Read: 7 (138/153) Movies to Watch: 5 (68/78) TV Shows Completed: 0 (17/17) Podcast Episodes Remaining: 74 I'm actually surprised that I only read one graphic novel/trade paperback. …

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It’s not emasculating. You just need to get over yourself.

So about a month or two ago, I'm starting to think about what I can do to better my journaling. My personal journal was turning into a long tome of complaining about myself as well as throwing my worries onto paper, and while that can be healthy, I found that it was also overwhelming anything …

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Personal Archaeology 7: The Next Chapter That Never Was?

I originally thought I would start recapping my old journals with the very first one, which I began when I was twelve and wrote in a medium-sized Mead notebook, but then I came across a random journal and the first "fancy type" of journal I ever owned.  A green hard-bound journal with a sticker featuring …

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Personal Archaeology 6: I’m Through With the Past, but the Past Isn’t Through With Me

I recently bought a new journal.  It's an off-brand Moleskine-type book that I picked up at Target because the leather-bound one I had been writing in was getting completely filled.  Funny enough, these are the frist two fancy-looking journals I have ever owned or written in because with the exception of a number off lears …

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