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14 December 2021

Song mood: You and Me by Lifehouse.

My social media has been weird for the last couple of days. For around a day, I couldn’t see posts from Australia, England, Ireland, and Scottland. I didn’t think of looking up my favorite people’s accounts. Then I got a flood of videos of people from other countries. So it has been weird for me the last couple of days.

I started lifting weights again today. I’m getting more exercise in, mainly because I am fighting my second chin. It’s been nice the last couple of days, we had a high of 55F (12C). Tomorrow, the high will be 70F (21C). So I will be working on losing 30lbs (13.6kg) over the next few months.

I’m half way through Jane Austin at Home by Lucy Worsley. I am thoroughly enjoying that book. Jane Austin was a fascinating person. She never married and most likely died a virgin. She had one marriage proposal for which she said yes, and then the next day backed out of the engagement because no amount of money could make up for the guy’s unpleasantness.

As I listen to this audiobook, I wonder if I could have wooed Jane Austin. She was highly introverted. Very witty. She was sensitive to bright lights. I think I would have gotten along with her. But she would have been above my station.

I’m halfway through my work week. I’m thinking of making a trip to Kansas City to see an art exhibit: Van Gogh Alive. Well, I’m not sure what to call it. What they do is that they take his paintings and create panels. Then with the panels, they project other images onto them. The panels move and it’s suppose to make his paintings come alive. Well, it’s a thought.

I’ll probably hang out with one of my besties.

If I’m not kept up half the night, I plan to write tomorrow. I plan on finishing a Maigret novel. Wether I’m tired or not, I will still walk around the lake.


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