Hi! It’s been a while since I’ve posted here. There are some new things going on, though.
Probably the biggest is that I have a new part-time job! I’m editing articles for an online physics journal. Like my previous job reviewing English papers, it’s work I can do from home, but unlike it, I find it really interesting rather than stressful, so I have been able to get more work done.
I’m mostly doing copyediting for consistency in things like spelling, punctuation, and style of the reference list. It definitely helps to have some familiarity with physics so that I can recognize the terminology, but thankfully I don’t need to understand everything the writers are talking about, because it’s really advanced stuff!
My coworkers/bosses have been really patient and helpful with all of the questions I have asked about specific grammar and style rules. (I always have a lot of questions.) So it’s not full-time employment yet, but I think it’s a step in the right direction, and I’m thankful for that!
I have also been continuing to try to develop my social skills; there is a local young adults Bible study that I’ve started going to. It’s frustrating to me how little information I retain from talking to people, but I think I am beginning to remember a few names.
Other things that have kept me busy are watching our energetic dogs and following the crazy football season that’s been going on.
I have often thought about things I’d like to post about on this blog, but sadly most of those things fade from my memory when I don’t have time to write (or more often, the words to put them into). I’d like to get to writing again, and I have at least one idea of something new to try for the video game posts, but we’ll see about that. It seems that in order to write more, I need to think less, and the results are not always good if I do that.
Anyway, thanks for visiting, readers!