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Monday, March 30, 2009

Blogging about Blogging and What I Had for Lunch

Updating Stave It Off has become embarrassingly erratic. I'm having a creative crisis when it comes to determining what should be considered worthwhile content. I've long refused to write about the minutia of my day or even give voice to the sorts of "random thoughts" posts I once indulged twice a week. Sadly, having higher standards seems to have resulted in only posting once or twice a month. It's only rarely that I feel like fleshing out a full-fledged essay (or bothering to play with alliteration in a sentence.) And even if I'm playing more guitar these days, I'm not exactly planning to post a new song each week.

I could fill these pages with the news that yesterday was very sunny, and I played tennis for the first time this year. I could comment that I'm preparing to brew my own beer (I'm in a bottle gathering stage - collecting five gallons worth of resealable "flip-top" bottles.) I could tell you that I'm excited about the onset of softball season. I could babble on and on about how nervous I am about the prospect of trying to buy a house this year.

Or I could post links to cool videos and let YouTube do my job:



Soapy says he already posted this last summer, but I discovered its glory last night.

Also, I had the vegan chicken salad from Madison Market and a multi-grain roll for lunch today.

But frankly, I'm my own most consistent reader, and I bore myself when I write about these things.

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5 Comments:

At 3/30/2009 11:13:00 PM, Blogger Walaka said...

Hey, quit stealing my act!

And spell "babble" right.

Sinner.

 
At 3/30/2009 11:58:00 PM, Blogger John said...

Fixed. And just what are you doing up at this hour?

 
At 3/31/2009 07:11:00 AM, Blogger Walaka said...

Which one? That this one, or this this one?

 
At 4/04/2009 02:40:00 PM, Blogger lowcoolant said...

The guilt you express in this blog is partially what spawned Twitter. tweet tweet

 
At 4/04/2009 03:41:00 PM, Blogger Walaka said...

Maybe we should all just tweet, all the time. We could even do an all-Twitter RPG.

 

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