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On signs of loss

This seems the best moment for (yet another) new beginning.

  • I just lost two and a half years of my blog. I won't go into technical details, but my latest available backup is when I moved from Blogger/Blogspot into a self-hosted Wordpress blog at letras.andycyca.me. That was in mid 2014. I can recover some posts via mirrors (mostly Medium, a few submissions to other blogs and zines) but some things are completely lost.
  • Prospects for a new job are at their lowest since November. Grad school is an option, but I'm rushing to get all my papers in order so I can apply for a scholarship. I moved in with my mother so I can focus on getting on my feet and up again in a few months at most. It sucks having to resort to this, but I'm infinitely grateful for her insistence and endless love.
  • I've been toying with the idea of making a podcast and/or a small newsletter of some kind, I'm just struggling to find an interesting theme/format/concept to give it some sort of shape and give it a go. Does e2 have any ideas? I'm also looking for occasional contributors/cohosts/co-whatever. I just feel like I need to do something during these relative down times.
  • En-Es translation of this week: List of works designed with the golden ratio

I don't really know why I came here. e2 has a high standard for writing and I'm here just explaining myself and why I still haven't returned. I don't know how or when, but I will. In the meantime, I wanted to say that I miss you all, your inane and intelligent conversations, your magnificent and puzzling nodes, and your fireballs. Thanks you for giving me a (virtual) stable home, e2.