December 30, 2015

Prelude...To The Beginning?

Yow-ZA!

I was perusing my dashboard yesterday when I surprisingly discovered that I wrote a grand total of 3 posts for the month of December. A scary thought indeed, since it means that I'm having way more fun not blogging and trying to get my act together than I should be.

Or should I?

For those of you who might be wondering just where in the world of Carmen Sandiego I've been. Well, like the opening paragraph states, I've been having fun not blogging and trying to get my act together. And for you-know-what and giggles, I've been mostly absent from Facebook as well.

Work has basically become the wet skidmarks on the underwear of life (gross I know), and because of that, for the past two months I haven't had the urge to do any cyber-socializing. I mostly lurk on your blogs, comment once in a full moon and show up long enough on Facebook to cook a three minute egg. Beyond that. my down time has been spent either unwinding in front of the doofus tube frying what little common sense I have to a golden brown or chipping away at my novel re-write.

Annnnnd, a small large percentage of my downtime has been spent thinking about blogging in general and this blog in particular. An ungodly percentage. A percentage that boggles the mind. A percentage, that if truth be told, comes to the forefront whenever I sit down in front of this computer and hook-me-up to the Internet.

So.

Blogging is and always shall be, an integral part of who I am and what I've become. But, has it become something that has finally decided to ride off into the sunset to whistle Happy Trails?

That, my friends, is the question that inquiring minds want to know. And in the coming days, is what we'll try to supply a definitive answer to. In the meantime, check out this song that I heard on college radio the other day: Girl In A Country Song.



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16 comments:

  1. Blogging is a real commitment, but I still love doing it, but I've been at the place you are right now many times over the years. Especially when blogger removed a chunk of my followers too, but the idea of not having a blog at all really bothers me, so I just write when I can, and if I want to. I hope you continue to blog too. Happy new year!

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    1. I agree that blogging is a real commitment, but it's a commitment that I'm increasingly having problems in carrying on. I've been giving this a lot of thought for the past few months, and I will definitely share my thoughts about it in the coming weeks. And a very happy New Year to you as well.

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  2. I'm not ready to call it quits. I will make some adjustments though.
    I just realized I only had three posts in December. And I've also enjoyed some of the downtime.

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    1. It's been tough to enjoy my downtime as there seems to be something always nipping at my heels that requires my immediate attention.

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  3. You were one of the first visitors to my blog, so long ago - I am grateful for that and hope you stay around, G. I don't comment all the time either - lurking is OK!

    Happy New Year, my friend.

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    1. Gracias.

      I find lurking for now to be the best of both worlds. Keeps me in touch with those that I like and if I feel the need to fulfill, I make an appearance.

      And a very Happy New Year to you my friend as well.

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  4. My blog also needs to be put on life support.

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    1. Mine isn't quite there yet, but it does need an oxygen take every now and then.

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  5. Happy New Year, GB. Keep on cogitating.

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  6. It is good to know that I am not the only one who have slowed my blogging. It is my hope to do better in 2016. But I don't have good reasons for my slowing down like you do. Happy New Year to your and yours.

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    1. Honestly, any reason that you have for not blogging is a good reason. No matter what the issue in life is, that has to take precedence over blogging. Here's to a Happy New Year to you.

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  7. Blog a little less, blog a little more... whatever works is okay. :-)

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    1. This is very true. However, I always have that tiny seed of not wanting to disappoint my long time readers either.

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  8. I haven't had a lot of the urge to blog either, but I can't quite give it up. ;)

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    1. I'm waffling over the exact same point too.

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