I’ve started three blogs today. None of them got past a paragraph before I trashed them. That should tell you how my week is going. My brain is SUPER “Squirrel” at the moment. It’s been one of those weirdly busy but not really times. Deadlines are either still quite a ways away or non-existent, and I keep getting distracted by the SHINY bits that are fantastic ideas but… times that means I’m doing A LOT but accomplishing NOTHING.
Follow the bouncing project…
Yeah, that’s productive. (sarcasm) I have worked on a lot of things, created great visions for several things, haven’t managed to FINISH ANYTHING. And with all the SHINY things in a non-hard-deadline focus, there ends up being a measure of being overwhelmed because it’s mental clutter. Because both Creative and Day Job PLOT BUNNIES are apparently in a mating cycle. SO many GOOD IDEAS. So little brain bandwidth to make it all happen RIGHT NOW.
It will shock NO ONE. NOT ONE OF YOU. That’s I’m cluttered. Physically and sometimes mentally. Mentally clustered to the point of throwing up one’s hands and saying, “Screw it, I’m going to play my game” – which helps NOTHING. Though it can be a bit calming if you can shut up the inner “Shoulda/Coulda/Woulda” voice. Yes… still in that mind set.
I also dealt with some medical uncertainties that have worked out to be mild and may require treatment down the road, but for now all is well and being monitored and the stress of “OMG! WORST CASE SCENARIOS AHOY!” is gone. Family stuff is sorting itself back into an acceptable version of normalcy. So brain weasels should be about to go back into hibernation soon – oh, man, did I just jinx that? Sorry I didn’t mean to!
Did get to see the eclipse with a bunch of fellow City Employee Geeks on the roof of City Hall. It was very cool. Looking forward to Dallas Totality in 2024 (though that’s still so a “sci fi” date in my brain). My main piece of FenCon staff job is complete. I actually get to be Writer Chick at FenCon for the most part this year. I’m backing up Guest Relations this year, not actually DOING IT. Crystal’s doing GREAT.
So I’m muddling along right now. Writing some. Dealing with a “meeting/training week” at work which means totally out of routine. There’s a lot of “out of routine” in the life right now – but that’s all cycling back to “normal routine” probably in the next week or so. So hopefully better news soon! But until then… FORWARD!!!!!