Hiya my darlings,
Completely happy autumn to you all! This has been a wild 12 months, hasn’t it? I’ve been so busy working for Instore Journal and with my treasured freelance writing shoppers that I haven’t been posting right here at good previous DitL as a lot, however I haven’t forgotten you! I might always remember you.
I’ve additionally spent plenty of time this 12 months working with my new physician on determining new methods to handle my Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, the mysterious power medical situation that I used to be lastly identified with final 12 months. I’m joyful to say that I’m lastly making actual progress and I’m within the course of of constructing plans to go to a jewellery occasion in particular person (!!!!!!) for the primary time since 2019. And don’t fear, there might be a serious picture recap once I get again.
I hope that you just all had pretty, enjoyable, joy-filled summers and are on the point of settle into the slower tempo of Autumn. Though, really, autumn tends to be my busiest time of the 12 months. Anybody else?
I’m nonetheless loving the marginally cooler temps and the drastically much less humid air. Maryland summer time air looks like a heat, moist sponge in your lungs, so it’s great to go exterior and truly benefit from the ambiance. I hope it’s simply as attractive the place you’re!
What I’m studying
The Love Speculation by Ali Hazelwood. This can be a faux relationship up to date romance! It’s actually cute and enjoyable and incorporates a grad scholar who must fake to be relationship a Professor (however not her personal professor) so as to assist help a pal’s relationship. The primary character is a younger scientist looking for funding for a undertaking that’s near her coronary heart…however will she additionally find yourself opening herself as much as love for the primary time in her grownup life? The instructor/scholar relationship is dealt with thoughtfully with cautious strains drawn and a focus paid to the truth that such relationships may be abusive. Themes of academia, challenges ladies face within the sciences, friendship, and demi-sexuality.
Good Attempt, Jane Sinner by Lianne Oelke. I’m about 75% of the way in which finished with this guide and am actually having fun with it. It’s YA, and it follows sarcastic, irreverent Jane as she places her life collectively after a traumatic occasion her senior 12 months of highschool. Jane is shifting on by shifting out of her dad and mom’ home and taking lessons at the area people school, however her new lodging have a catch: the one place she will be able to afford lease is Home of Orange, a brand new group home actuality present being produced by a neighborhood movie scholar. TW for suicidal ideation.
Psy-Changelings collection by Nalini Singh: I’ve learn this complete collection a number of instances, even if it’s 20+ books. I really like a pleasant lengthy reread, particularly one which lets me dive into an enthralling universe that’s so totally different from our personal. I’ve talked about this collection right here earlier than, but it surely’s a high notch Fantasty/SciFi/Romance saga and a cult basic. It goes all in on all three of its genres: set in a future model of our world, it has individuals who can flip into animals, superior expertise, advanced psychic neural networks, and sure, numerous intercourse.
Alien sighting: Boucheron Holographique Excessive Jewelry Carte Blanche. This assortment is extraordinarily cool and I liked studying The Jewelry Editor’s ideas about it.
Macro Photographer Zooms in on Seashore Sand Beneath a Microscope. So cool!
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