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2019 literary fortunes, 2020 reading thoughts, and book wishes in between

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When I will look back on this year, I know I will remember it with content. At this point, I can already describe 2019 as my period of serious self-care, which I hope to continue in 2020: I was able to eat properly, sleep well and longer under the pressure of deadlines, exercise several days a week, take walks around the neighborhood, attend events I want to go, read books I want to read, nurture a potted garden of ferns, write about the things that are special to me, and connect more with people I choose to be with. I’m in my thirties now and, at my age, I am fortunate to be living with heartwarming consciousness what I perceive to be a simple life, one that is a preferred contrast to my rushed existence during my teens and twenties. One of my fortunes in 2019 was becoming a member of the Women in Literary Arts (WILA)-Cebu . I attended my first monthly meeting of the group in November during which exciting plans were put forward for 2020, whetting my interests in creative non