Thinking of you

Mar 31, 2007 at 5:12 PM
My blog posts lately and your comments have given me the idea I must be wittier and more soulful than I thought I was. My friends are responding. Which is great. Really. I thought I was mostly writing to myself, until I started hearing from you all. It's nice to know that the responses are favorable, rather than "you're mental, you know", or coming across as non-sequitor.

It is nice to have a place where I can freely think out loud in a way that lets you all ponder and respond in kind. Yeah, we're used to blogs now, but I try not to take it for granted.

I never plan any of what I write. It doesn't match the medium. Much as your technique must shift fr a canvas as compares with a sheet of vellum, this blog is different than a manuscript would be. There are no edits. I write free form, unfettered by rules, without worrying how it sounds -- I let whatever thought arises place itself before me unbidden and POP out the end of my fingers into this blog. I usually don't know what the general subject will be when I'm logging in.

That's the brilliant thing about blogging, for me on a personal level.

Far from what YOU get from it, I think that it lets those of us who've always picked up a pen and paper when we got the urge to purge our souls -- well, we pick up the pen publicly now. Remember when we all sculked in the corners at coffee shops with our notepads or wrote into our diaries at home instead? I like this much better.

And I hope you do too. Start a blog if you haven't already, it's easy.

There are some things that are different from writing in diaries - there is certainly less sulking.

But my mind is jelly today, so you're SOL as far as my internal meanderings go.

All you get today is my wish that you are well.