365 Day Photography Challenge – Week Nine

The following photos are part of the 365 Photography Challenge I’m taking part in. This is week nine, April 1st-7th 2012.

I’ve been having lots of Reaper invasions this week. Yes, I’m talking about Mass Effect 3. I’m almost at the end so I’m actually procrastinating right now rather than finishing the game and doing this later tonight. I don’t really want the game to end at all. Although I’ve had a few bugs disrupting the visuals I’ve still found it to be a pretty good game and it’s been a nice break from Skyrim, which is what I’ll have to go back to to finish of course. Those games never end… Other than that I’ve just been resting, putting up with an errant tooth until I can go to the dentist (wisdom teeth, hurry up and evolve out of here already), watching lots of Fringe, and cleaning up my bookcases. SO. MANY. BOOKS. NOT. ENOUGH. ROOM. I’m hoping after I finish ME3 then I’ll be able to get my read on. Going through my bookcases has just made me want to read even more. I think I need to learn how to speed read.

April 1st: Sword Sitting - I think Skyrim was getting a little glitchy with me lately or maybe it was trying to tell me something. First it was the horse and now it's an invisible bench. Well, not really invisible, but the soldier didn't seem to want to walk all that way to it.

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365 Day Photography Challenge – Week Eight

The following photos are part of the 365 Photography Challenge I’m taking part in. This is week eight, March 25th-31st 2012.

And it’s back! I mentioned not that long ago that I was taking a break from the photo challenge and this was what I was going to do when I started back up again. So here’s hoping I can stick with it for awhile.

Last week I came back home from a two week stay at my partner’s place, finished reading The Wolf Gift by Anne Rice (I’d taken eight books to my partner’s place, some for planned reading and others just in case I didn’t get into those books, but ended reading less than two hundred pages), and finally got a copy of Mass Effect 3. It had been pre-ordered, but for some reason the website mixed up the order and I missed out on the collector’s edition. I think I’ll stick to pre-ordering games from gaming companies instead of trying a new place. I’d bought from them before without problems though, books and DVDs, but I guess it can’t always go smoothly. Not to worry, now I have a copy and my inner geek is feeling pretty giddy.

March 25th: Rambo Sleeping - Rambo sleeping between my partner and I. Isn't he cute? So cute.

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365 Taking a Backseat and Other News

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Right now I’m taking a break from a Weeds marathon, hanging out with Rambo, and I thought I’d attempt to update on the happenings of my life. Via an iPad (yes, I am gadget happy, Apple gadget happy). If it wasn’t for this iPad I know I’d be completely AWOL from the Internet, but now I can snoop around on Facebook, update my reading on Goodreads, and pin away on Pinterest
(thank you birthday present giver for keeping my net addiction alive and helping stave off boredom).

Another thing I can do is also update on my progress with the 365 Day Photo Challenge. It’s taken a backseat, a forced backseat, to my resting. Along with the majority of other things. It’s not like there’s much choice when M.E. bites you in the arse, but I’m fine with not taking photos every day for the meantime. What I’m going to do with the challenge is wait till I have gotten more of my spoons back and continue on with it from the week I left off. So, although I’ve missed several weeks, when I pick it up again that week will be named Week 8 and the challenge will last into the year 2013.

I don’t think there’s anything wrong with that, no matter how many weeks (or longer) have to be taken out or added to it. Challenges should be a challenge to an extent, but ones like this shouldn’t be a chore. It should be an enjoyment.

What else? I think that’s about it really. Apart from discovering the iTunes U app and creative writing exercises with it, I’m going to continue with my Weeds marathon and whiling away the hours with a few good books and more apps. Besides, as awesome as the iPad is to play with and for the opportunity to stay in touch/update with, I don’t think it’s really long update friendly…

365 Day Photography Challenge – Week Seven

The following photos are part of the 365 Photography Challenge I’m taking part in. This is week six, February 12th-18th, 2012.

This week feels like it’s been the quickest this year, and this year has gone by pretty quickly itself. There hasn’t been much going on though. The week started with my birthday, getting my game on some more, reading, and well basically taking it easy. And taking photos of course.

February 12th: Storm Clouds - Nothing like a crazy storm on your birthday. it was a beautiful day, and as per usual this summer, clouds converged quickly and we had ourselves a storm. I don't mind, I like the clouds.

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