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29 January 2022

Song mood: Somewhere Only We Know by Keane and which Lifehouse did a cover of.

Here is a list of things that I did today:

I went to the Tea Smith.

I went to the two book stores in town.

I got rent money.

I walked around the lake.

I did laundry.

Nothing too exciting.

I went to the Tea Smith because I was going to do a zoom call with my bestie. Kind of creating feeling of normalcy, or something to that effect. I’m not sure what word I’m looking for.

The server asked me if my friend was going to show up. I told her no. To which she said, oh, have a good day. To which I thought, what am I chopped liver? Granted that I’m in love with someone else. But I just wish people would want to talk with me as well. I’m always the bridesmaid and not the bride, erm, I mean, I’m always the sidekick.

Anyway, my friend forgot about the call. Then I went to the bookstores and didn’t buy anything. I took pictures of books I thought looked interesting.

I went to the library where I shot a video and wrote a poem. Then I went to the lake and decided it was really a beautiful day and walked the full loop around the lake.

I finally finished Essays by George Orwell. The book was enjoyable, but I’m ready for a mystery. Essays was interesting because it was because Orwell was expressing his thoughts about all the things that were happening in his lifetime. I think I would have gotten along with him quite well.

I started listening to The Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz. This is definitely the book I have been looking for. It’s a very meta type book. So the book is about an unfinished book called The Magpie Murders and its author Alan Conway and its editor Susan Ryeland. A half hour into listening to the book and I already have more ideas about the current unnamed project.

Like, I realized that Sean doesn’t send money with the phone so that Eileen can find him. He sends her the phone so that it will be somewhere safe and no one else could find it. It will be her adventurous spirit that drives the story.

So, it is Saturday night. I will probably watch Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries because I can’t think of anything else to watch.


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