A few of you have asked me why I came back after my little blogging hiatus. I thought about just pointing to the I Love My Blog post, but that wouldn’t explain it, not really. You see…
I tried to live without blogging. Really I did. But it just wasn’t the same.
I missed my blogging friends. The docs, the cooks, and everyone else who reads me and whose blog I read. My little blogging community.
Even more so, I missed who I was when I was blogging. My younger daughter said I was more fun to have around when I had my blog. “Everything you do just seems more interesting.”
And she was right. Blogging adds a new dimension to my daily life. When I am blogging, I look at my world a little differently. I carry my camera everywhere, take photos constantly. I see things I normally would not notice. Everything I do, see, read or experience is a potential post. And that brings my life added dimension, interest and well…joy. My own boring life begins to look like something worth writing (and reading) about, even to me.
In my life, my blog is that added “something”. It ices the cake, fills in the spaces, greases the skids, rounds out the corners. Gives me something to do in the quiet moments, the occasional empty minutes. Of course, it also keeps me up till all hours of the night since those quiet moments seem to generally occur only after everyone else is asleep…
My blog is the only place I get to be completely myself. Most people who know me just know the part they see at work, where I tend to be very busy and serious, beause what I do all day is , well… serious. Here I get to be the whole me.
But most importantly, my blog is the one thing I have in my life that is just for me, just by me. My own voice, my own little view on the world. My Blog. My Mini-Me. It completes me.
And so, that’s why I’m (we’re) back.