Teto came over to get some attention and snuggles and I told him he's a schemer, not a planner

I also don't know what the weather's gonna be like - it's been warm the last few Octobers, and I don't usually feel like doing a lot of cooking in warm weather. Also cooking has taken on a whole new dimension in pandemic times that makes it a lot less enjoyable.

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If I were going into the office, I might do a baking/cooking project but I'd need to really scale it down for just me.

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Part of the challenge is that I'm working on a horror novel right now and I'm not sure I want to lose momentum on that. Otoh, it might be fun to try and write a bunch of horror flash fiction or something.

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So I'm debating whether some other Spooptober project might be in order...

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A friend of mine is doing an October horror movie watching project and I'm always tempted to do something like that but also I either have to rewatch things or start scraping the bottom of the barrel for new-to-me movies lol

It's early yet but I'll feeling good about getting back into writing. I'm enjoying it, and trying to stay focused on that, and just making slow and steady progress.

I really meant there to be a comma between gay and Witcher but also at the time I was wondering if there were any Witcher memes on my phone that weren't gay? Seems unlikely

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I'm pretty sure all of the memes I save fit into one (or more) of three categories: horror, gay Witcher

I know mom passed down to us the shit that was passed down to her and her mom was doing the same and so on. We can't rid ourselves entirely of generations of trauma but I know we are so much less trapped in it than they were.

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She's ahead of me in some ways, of course. And she is so amazing with her kids, watching it is healing ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–

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My sister is working through some of the toxic shit our parents did and it feels really great to see her do this work & be able to say, when I started, I didn't know where it went, I just knew I needed it, and now I have a kind of joy I never did. And you will too.

Counteracting the Eminem from next door with some Young M.A.

I like ghost movies but I don't think I like romantic ghost movies... so boring to me

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