i just dropped my parents off at the airport – they’re off to bolivia for three weeks – and i’m so excited to have the house alone. i love being with my family, but i’m definitely an introvert at heart, which means i love alone-time a whole lot. i had it in spades in l.a., sometimes too much in fact, but here i’ve had very very littles. so! of course i filled up my schedule with library gigs and there’s so much paper-related stuff to do as well, but i’m psyched nonetheless. i’m meeting up with an old college friend tomorrow and having some friends over on sunday for a little pool party but tonight, and every night for the next few weeks, i get to sit around, read, eat, and do anything i darn well please in absolute solitude. hooray, hooray.

hey, i miss you

i’ve been writing here for so long and then i go through six weeks with barely a post..! quite an unexpected summer break – hmph, i’m not liking that, so:


i’m stuck in suburbia. get a car you say? and pay for gas and insurance and registering the car and maintenance and oh yeah, i’d need to buy a car too? no way. i hate that there’s no public transportation around here – there’s very limited bus service available about 5 miles away but the rest of the time, i rely on the kindness of.. family, who let me use their cars. this dependence needs to stop, but i don’t know what to replace it with. most everything i have to get to requires the use of highways and is usually 20+ miles away.

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