On The Horizons Of Spring (Happy Birthday Animal Crossing: New Horizons)

Good Afternoon, now before we get into the post, I just want to say that I’ve broken my own streak of only sharing post on Tuesdays this month, which actually happened unexpectedly, don’t ask why I’ve only been posting on Tuesdays, because honestly, I didn’t even notice myself until I shared last weeks post and saw the calender to all my postings this month, I guess Tuesdays were the days for March! The only reason I’m choosing to break my own streak is for two reasons….

1. To welcome the new season that we all know as Spring, my birth season as well and also to wish one of my all time favorite games a big happy birthday, for those that may not be aware, today marks 2 years that Animal Crossing: New Horizons made it’s debut after so many years of not having a main console game since New Leaf, I will always remember the unexpected announcement that we got when the trailer of New Horizons was revealed, oh was it an exciting feeling, just knowing that we were going to be getting a new game, although we had to wait another year for it when originally told it we would be getting it in 2019….it was defintiely worth the wait when the trailer showed March 20th 2020 and honestly it couldn’t have come at a better time as well!!

As we’re all very much aware 2020 was quite the year and not in the best of ways clearly with the whole start of the pandemic and having to go into lockdown, we don’t need to talk to much about it, but just the fact that, while all that was happening, New Horizons was the game that pretty much saved and helped a lot of people’s mental state and anxieties during those hard stressful times…..2020 was and let’s be honest, it was a quite shit year and for someone who doesn’t really swear much unless I feels the need to let emotions out strongly, although I always say the same 2-3 swear words all the time, me saying it that way really says it all when it comes to 2020….

it really wasn’t a great year, but despite that being said, there were some things within that year to help us cope and take our minds off things for a while and one of the big things to do that was the release of this game! Most of you who come across my posts already know how much Animal Crossing means to me, no matter how many times I try to explain my love for the series, I don’t think I’ll ever really be able to express it the exact way I feel it! On surface it doesn’t really look like the most appealing game, but there’s more to this game then I’m able to truly explain, but for those that do play it and see it the way I see it….

You guys are the ones that know exactly what I mean, Animal Crossing has always been the kind of game that is hard to explain and when trying to explain it, it always sorta feels weird, but one thing I’ve realized is that when you love something so much that you can’t even begin to explain, but you express so much passion for it and you know it shows, you find you don’t even need to try to explain it because it just naturally flows out of you so by sharing the things you love and that are of interest to you, you’re bound to get others to be interested and inspired to look into it and try it for themeselves even and that could be with anything really….

For me though it always starts with Animal Crossing, because I just love that game so much and I’m not just talking about New Horizons, but just the series in general! That being said the fact that New Horizons is 2 years old today and that it literally was released the same day that we enter the season of Spring….well that for one says a WHOLE lot on it’s own, not only did it arrive within a new season, but it also came into light when everyone needed it the most, call it “Perfect timing” if you like or “Coincidence” if you want, although I like to believe that there are no such thing as coincidences, that’s just me though!

To wrap it all up….like I said this game could not have arrived at a better time, it really gave people something to not only enjoy, but to help give light and hope during times of uncertainty and it’s for that reason, apart from loving the game as a whole why I want to wish Animal Crossing: New Horizons both a Happy Birthday and 2 year anniversary thank you for bringing hope to everyone that needed it at the time and continuing to be a game that people enjoy today!! I know this ones a short one, but in all honestly, I wasn’t expecting to write today, I thought about it, but I didn’t quite have anything in mind to write about, but I knew today was the 2 year anniversary of New Horizons so I thought why not!?

Hope you all have been enjoying your weekend, take care, stay safe and have a good rest of the day!

All The Love ❤ ❤

Lexa

On To A New Decade…..

So we have officially entered the year 2020 and we’re already on the 3rd day of the month of January, i’d say crazy, but I mean we all know that days go by pretty quickly, it’s only where we hit a week or two where we can then say crazy!! Happy New Year by the way, you’d think i’d say that first, but nope not all all, I wouldn’t have forgotten it though…..maybe.

Anyway I don’t know about you guys, but it’s still pretty surreal to me that we are within a new decade, it still weird because I still expect it to be 2019, but I know we are no longer around that area of the teen’s and that’s odd, by the way has anyone else written down 2019 by accident even though it’s 2020 now, because I did almost, I still sometimes go to write it,

but then realize “oh yeah 2019 is over, it’s 2020 now” I think some of us still need time to let it sink in and if not everyone then just me…..I thought about writing the day of new years, but I wanted to give it a bit of time before I actually wrote my thoughts out on how it feels and all that jazz, it feels different, but also not, but also yes….does that make sense!? Let’s hope so.

Now most people will tell you that they probably have this whole year planned out, I on the other hand can’t tell you that, I mean who knows what this year has in store, a lot of unexpected things could happened in a way that is well…..unexpected, but i’m keeping my hopes that all those unexpected things that are to come with this year will be good and only good, do I know what those unexpected things are!? No I do not….

but you can only wish for the best and trust that everything will align in the way it’s meant to come together, you thought I was going to say align again right!? i’m not that predicable…..most of the time haha…..no, but seriously stressing about what’s going to happen and how it’s going to happen or when, will only leave you to stress more which will leave you to become frustrated and even though we may feel frustrated, getting worked up because we’re frustrated and don’t know how everything will go

Isn’t worth the stress, you have to trust and let it go for the moment, once you do that, you’ll soon find that everything falls where it’s meant to, but only if you let it, this is something i’m having to remind myself about and that I try to keep in mind, it’s hard, it’s not easy, but you find when you let things be and not add so much focus to it, it does work out,

So i’m not sure how this year will turn out, I mean it’s just started you know……but whatever happens and comes about, I have to trust that it’s going to be good and that things will work out and be A Okay!!

SO, how’s all of your 2020’s going so far!?

All The Love ❤ ❤

Lexa