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19 October 2021

 Song mood: Just like Heaven by the Cure.

The no bones day pug is super cute. There I said something was cute. I would love to have a pug. They are a breed of dogs that have moderate to low amounts of anxiety. They’re okay with being left alone. Or, at least, the ones I’ve been in contact with have.


A bit tired today. A bit in a sour mood because I’m tired.


Wrote three lines in my mystery last night. I didn’t like them. But that was a good thing, because I thought of something I did like. I will need to do a little bit more planning. This time, I will need to make a detailed timeline for the story. I plan on starting in the middle.


My new phone came. The transfer of data was amazing. Once it was done, the phone was more or less a clone of the last. Everything was in the same place as it was in the last phone. Though, I was a bit disappointed that there were no headphones that came with the phone. And, there was no charger.

I was surprised on how the screen resolution on the new phone was much more clearer than the last.


Anyway. Fingers crossed, I get a solid six or seven hours of sleep. Tomorrow, I will walk around the lake. I will write a page in my mystery. I will think about someone on the other side of the world. I will read five pages in The Near Witch by V.E. Schwab. It will be a good day.

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