You know it’s time to go back to work when you get up and the weather outside has turned back to Texas. It’s 65° with a humidity of 97%. In other words, looking outside right now you can see the air under the neighbors night lights. The prognosticators are predicting a high today of 80°…My oh my, I miss the mountains…
What does it say about me that I check my Google Reader Feeds before I read my email? What does it say when I check up on my blogroll before I read the news? Yesterday Fred First asked a question at Fragments From Floyd that has evidently been peculating through my subconscious overnight…
How does your blog fit into your life, past, present and future? Do you think of it as obligation or opportunity? As an inspiration or a drain on your creative energies? Is it time for a change in your voice, your brand, your direction that might enliven your time in the edit-box of your blog platform? Now’s a good time to be considering where to go from here. The New Blogging Year is approaching fast!
Which leaves me wandering where this all is leading…When the people I “know” through blogging are more “real” than the people next door because of shared interests and a shared sense of where we are and what’s important in the world…It says something. When the lives of my “imaginary friends” are as important as the friends I see regularly, I think my community has expanded. I now “talk” to people all around the country on a regular basis. I think my life is richer for these “conversations”.
Finally, from last weeks drive out of Virginia on the Blue Ridge Parkway….