The Writer They Call Tay (awanderingbard) wrote,
The Writer They Call Tay
awanderingbard

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year and Happy New Decade! I hope everyone who celebrated winter celebrations had nice ones and those who didn't still enjoyed a good season. My Christmas was quite lovely and we've had some nice chillin' time in the aftermath.

Overall, 2019 was a way, way, way better year than 2018 for the Bard family. Even though I'm still passing stones, they're a lot better than they were and I'm in a lot less pain in general. I still have a lot of recovering to do, but I'm doing my best and that's all I can do and that's okay. Mum has had a stellar year of recovery and I'm so proud of how she's doing. She's so much better and working very hard and has done a great job. I don't talk about my dad as much, not because he's not a great guy or not present or anything, but just because I feel like he's the sort of guy who doesn't want to be talked about, even in the vaguely anonymous form I do on here. But he had a better year this year, too.

And, of course, we got Pax, who, while being excruciating at times, is also the most delightful, weird creature and has been a wonderful contributor to our household happiness. He's such a character and he's so busy and clever and strange and sweet and happy and a constant source of entertainment. He's still mostly living in the kitchen because he is not responsible, but he comes out to play and explore a few times a day and learns what he's allowed to do and what he's not allowed to do. He's getting much better, but he's nowhere near ready for full freedom. Scotties are bred to be stubborn and independent thinkers and training one takes time and patience. You never want to break their spirit, but you do want them to be somewhat obedient and it's a fine line to walk. But he's still joyful 99.9% of his day and he still barks at inanimate objects and he's a lovely boy. I adore him. He's my baby and I have raised him and I am proud of him. I got a new camera for Christmas, so I'll probably be posting some pictures of my boy soon.

I've been doing some writing, mostly just for myself, but I might post some at some point. I find it hard to focus and my brain is just not feeling creative in that way. I'm sure it will come back as I start to feel better. In the meantime, I'm knitting and crocheting and playing a lot of Crusader Kings II and just trying to rest and recover.

I hope everyone has a great New Year!
Tags: misc./non-fic, rantage and randomosity, scottie news
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