Do you ever have times in your life where you’re preoccupied with nothing but minutiae? Maybe it’s tax season and I’m thick in the middle of preparing mine — I’m surrounded by forms and receipts and spreadsheets, ugh — but lately I’m going through one of those phases where all I notice are details, dates, dress codes, tiny repairs around the house, and various other kinds of nitty-gritty — and I don’t really see the patterns or big picture. It’s a strange way to exist, and it makes my thoughts similarly higgledy-piggledy. And you know, semi-neurotic: definitely feeling more so
I was going to stay in on New Year’s Eve, staying warm and chilling out. But then I thought, No! I’ve spent all year chilling out! I want dancing! Champagne! My favorite Marc Jacobs dress! I want to begin a new year light on my feet! So that’s what I did. I believe in auspicious beginnings, and that’s what I had. I also acquired some New Year’s jewelry during my night’s unraveling. Already 2012 is full of good, beautiful things; I look forward to telling you more about them,and other things to come!
This entry is part of my year-end, month-long Reverb 11 blogging project, where I reflect on my year in a series of daily blog posts. Today I am writing on FUN: What was the most fun you had this year? I know many would likely expect a big good-times kind of entry when it comes to a year-end post about fun, but I have a confession to make: I don’t think I was really all that fun this year. At least, not compared to years past, when I practiced a much more lively sort of hedonism in my life. I