Navigating through life away from the library.
Navigating through life away from the library.

Project 365: Week 1

Hey, y ‘all, hey! How’s your 2023 so far? I started mine with Covid. After a week of quarantine, I’m on the upward swing — I’m so happy. Fortunately, I didn’t have to deal with a fever or anything, but I was extremely tired and achy. I also had stomach issues and light headedness. That part seems to be subsiding faster than the lethargy and achiness.

Towards the end of last year, I started thinking very seriously about attempting another 365 project {a photography project where you take a picture every day for a year}. I’ve tried before and failed, but this is a big year for me. I turn FIFTY in March! The big 5-ohhhhh! So I want to document this as best I can. Like I wrote above, the year has started kinda rocky, so my pictures reflect that. My goal is to a picture of something that I want to remember about that day. Big or small. A sick selfie. A fake plant in the bathroom window. A cup of coffee… It doesn’t matter. These are the things that make up my life for the next 365 days.


f1.8 | 1/10 | ISO 200

I ended 2022 and started 2023 in quarantine because of COVID. I spent a bit of time in the ER because of low oxygen, but I’m good now. I’m mostly exhausted, a little congested, and achy. Hopefully, the worst is over.


f1.8 | 1/1000 | ISO 80

Still in quarantine. Seeing things that need to be cleaned {windows, I’m looking at you}…


f1.8 | 1/160 | ISO 4000

My first read of 2023. You can read my review here. Hint: I gave it 4 stars.


f1.8 | 1/20 | ISO 80

Nothing special. Just another COVID isolation picture because I don’t want to miss a day. And I spent most of today sleeping. The exhaustion is real.


f1.8 | 1/100 | ISO 1250

My messy vanity. I’m very organized except in this one area. I simply cannot keep this space straight for anything.


f1.8 | 1/400 | ISO 1250

I’m out of quarantine! Still not 100%, but better than I was.


New specs. I’m turning 50 this year, that means an increase in prescription annnnnnnd bifocals.


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Daenel T {Living Outside the Stacks}





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