After a long time of pursuing things I enjoy less, I've decided to give in to the creative drive. It's something that has always been there, expressed generously in my childhood, but less so as I got older and then hardly at all in the first half of my undergraduate degree. It bloomed up every now and again, in long fields of free time, but it was always the first thing to wilt when I got busy.
Now, I'm not trying to give the "I've always dreamed of being an artist" speech, because truthfully I haven't (my dreams were always more of the scientific persuasion). But I'd like to take some time to try my hand at mastering a craft and learning to better bring my creative whims to fruition. So this is me trying to be a maker, to build something worth looking at, and--ultimately--to make excuses for being aggressively unemployed.