What Have You Been Up To?

To help fight the spread of COVID, staying indoors, and away from human interaction is the best we normal human beings can do.

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Our work has been on rotation running on a skeletal workforce, and last week was my scheduled off days.

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On Community Lockdown

Hello everyone. How are you all doing?

To control the pandemic, our government declared a community lockdown. Cool. I can stay at home, yeah?

For an introvert that can spend hours at home, indoors, that is not a bad news. However, I still have to go to work this week, mainly because I am in the government sector, and my work deals with necessary documents and paper work. The good news is that I am not on the front lines, and that there is no documented infection in our city. The community lock-down is more of a preventive measure to curb the spread.

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My Life is a Mess Right Now

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Have you ever looked at the direction your life is in, and see what a big pile of stinking feces it is going? If not, I must applaud your life. Mine seems to be in a bit of a rut.

However, if yours seem to be in a terrible place at the moment, as well… Remember that what you are experiencing now, is just that – it is for now.

The mess that  you are in will only be up to a certain point. The troubles and hardships will pass.

How can you live life if everything seems to be so difficult? By doing the same thing that athletes, musicians, artists, or anyone with a high enough skill level manage to do anything that seems to difficult – by doing it everyday. Sooner or later, it will become easier, but only if you do it everyday.

Living is hard, yes? Then do it everyday. It will get easier.

I hope you have a nice day.

Thank you for reading.

Don’t Trust Your Memory

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I knew that our memory is fallible. I read articles in the past, similar to this one (“Why does the human brain create false memories?“), that our brain fills in the blanks on things that it thinks to be the most possible.

The other day, I was busy looking for a shelving , which from what we recall consists of three layers, in increasing sizes. It was installed in our living room before we had it remodeled.  I looked everywhere for the longest one. I looked under beds, inside closets, even had the nagging feeling that we might have thrown or given it away. My wife believes that we had them stored.

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The Last Day of 2019

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I woke up on the morning of  January 1, 2020 with an aching shoulder and torso… what in the world did I do yesterday…
December 31, 2019 had been a busy day. We had to pick up our order of food for our new year’s celebration at home later that afternoon. In the morning, however, we still had some buying to do.

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Closing Shop

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Perhaps one of the biggest change that we will be experiencing for 2020 is the closing of our store.

My wife and me have been running that small brick and mortar shop for at lest ten, but less than fifteen years. It has been a grind, and we had experienced a time when it was very successful in its heyday. However, as all good things must come to an end, so must our business.

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My Process of Writing for NANOWRIMO. The Saga Continues

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Hello, everyone, how are you all doing?

As always, I am procrastinating on writing my NANOWRIMO entry, so here I am crafting a blog post. Haha.

If only the words I type here could be added into my novel… anyway…

Let’s talk a bit about what is going on.

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Inktober – Throwing in the Towel (+Other Updates)

With October having just 7 days left, I guess I have to call it. I won’t be able to continue with the Inktober challenge anymore.

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Hello, I’m glad you could join me.

As I said with my title, I can no longer continue with Inktober. I am way behind in the days, and I feel that I can no longer catch up.

I have been swamped with real world obligations, and while that is not necessarily a bad thing, I would hate to make the fun of Inktober become a chore and a burden. And so, I’m calling it.

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