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The past few months have been hectic. Things have slowed down a bit, so I guess I'll provide an update.


May: New Apartment

A switch went off in my head, and I decided it was time to get my own place. I found something quickly, which was lucky on account of the fact that this town has a housing crisis. 

My apartment consists of the bottom half of a 40-year-old house. I get the backyard, and the upstairs neighbour gets the frontyard. I have a mudroom, which is something I'd wanted but hadn't expected to find. My bedroom has a doorway but no actual door. I suppose I could put one in if I wanted to, but it's just me here, so I plan to hang up curtains and use them as a room divider. The floor is wonky; it dips down at the front door, levels out for a bit, then slopes up in the kitchen. It's the same in the bedroom. Most of my furniture has bits of cardboard or wood shoved underneath to level it out. At some point I'll fix it up with something more…

Yachats, Oregon, is a town on the Oregon Coast, located in Lincoln County. As of 2020, the population was around 800 people, although since Yachats has a large population of tourists and temporary residents, it is much larger than that might suggest.

Before European contact, the area was inhabited by different indigenous peoples, although from my research, it seems that the exact inhabitants were unclear. Oregon Geographic Names, usually a reliable source,…

An extreme intolerance to certain sounds

"It was good to discover than I wasn't just being an asshole"
— comment on /r/misophonia

"Misophonia is a neurobehavioral syndrome phenotypically characterized by heightened autonomic nervous system arousal and negative emotional reactivity "
Frontiers in Neuroscience

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