What I’m doing
A few weeks ago, I decided to sit my ass off this summer term. I didn’t take any classes and I figured staying at home will give me time to figure things out and clear a space in my head for brighter and better possibilities. So I came home and I realized I’m not the girl next door anymore. Homecoming was always a familiar and fuzzy feeling but this time I felt out of place. It’s the same place but the people are different. Now I get why there are people who can go through life without coming home for while. Every moment in our lives leads up to bigger moments and we get acquainted to so many new things that our playground friends and next door neighbor seem to vanished in the background in the process. A few acknowledging nods and small talk to old friends and family friends and I run out of things to say. There are very few things I can talk about my life right now that will not trigger the launch of a full-blown Oprah pep talk from my aunts and uncles.
Also, the rotating brownout is not funny at all. My work is dependent on the Internet and blackouts that last as long as my work hours do not help in the slightest. Whenever there are power interruptions though, my siblings and I sing One Direction songs to the annoyance of our neighbors. One time I sang Adele’s Rumour Has It and a random kid shouted “Woohoo!” at me from across the street. Thank you very much. I am pleased with myself too.
I’ve also taken this time to review in advance for the board exams. I’ve studied a little Managerial Accounting. I’ve also took on a project that pays me to answer online Accounting quizzes and homework for other people. Most of my clients are from the US and I wonder how getting this online degree will be good for them if somebody else is taking their quizzes and doing their homework. It’s beneficial for me because I get to review my lessons with pay.
I’ve also been reading a lot and looking for new books to read. I’ve also bought groceries a lot. I came home to see an empty ref and I’m the kind of person that needs food in the ref to sleep soundly at night. I’ve also patched things up with two friends. It makes me really happy to finally do that. I’ve also seen the Hunger Games and I wished I had J. Law’s curves. I’ve also gotten over my two full days of 1D obsession and I’ve also tried to exercise some more.
So that’s what I’ve been doing. Leisurely being idle while also being so productive. I don’t know how I do it.