• Currently in June 2016

      posted in Life In General by Kay on June 20, 2016

      Watching: I have been watching absolutely nothing on my own, but the hubs and I are actually getting caught up on the shows we watch together! This is a miracle as we are generally terrible about sitting down to watch TV together. We just finished up Season 3 of Orphan Black. It was a weird season, what with (spoiler alert!) the Castor boys and all, and finding the original with her being linked to S? I don’t know, that was…odd to say the least. But I still liked it, and am excited for Season 4. We are also watching Game of Thrones; it’s nice to finally see things past the books! Still loving it. Oh, and I CAN’T WAIT to start Season 3 of Peaky Blinders, but I’m forcing myself to finish the commission project I have first since I know I’ll want to binge it.

      Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory

      Reading: Operation Mincemeat by Ben Macintyre. It’s a true story about a mission in WWII to feed the Germans false information that helped the Allies secure victory over the Nazis. I like it, but it’s really dry. I mean, the information itself is fascinating, but it’s not a very exciting read, if that makes sense. It’s not quite like reading a textbook, but it doesn’t have a super compelling narrative.

      Listening: Podcasts! Lately they’ve been my jam while working on art. Check out my faves in this past week’s 5 Fandom Friday post!

      Making: Commission work. I am actually beyond frustrated with this current commission, and a lot of that is my own fault. Suffice to say, it has turned in to WAY more work than it was supposed to be, or should have been, and not only am I not getting paid enough, but this client keeps asking for change after change and it’s taking forever. I am so ready to be done. (/rant) Other than that, I am trying to find time to work on personal art projects, but about 90% of my free time is going to this commission.

      Feeling: A bit overwhelmed. Not in a super anxious way, just in an I-wish-there-was-more-time-in-the-day way. I constantly feel like I’m behind on things despite being productive every day. I think once this commission project is over that will ease up, however. Also, feeling quite proud as I’ve been running again and it feels great!

      Boston Museum of Science

      Planning: Tentative trips. The hubs and I have chatted about plans to take a trip, but we don’t know if he can get time off from work this year so it may not be until next year that we end up getting away for a bit. But we’re thinking maybe a weekend in Boston could be doable, as we definitely want to take the miss to the Boston Museum of Science this summer.

      Loving: Fresh picked strawberries from the garden. Beach weather. Planting the second round of garden veggies. Ice cream. Neighborhood cats enjoying the giant catnip plant in our front flower bed. New Funko POPs. Family time. Running in the morning.

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      What has your June looked like so far?