A [not so] Quick Word
Hello, reader. I debated posting a short message on Twitter and Instagram about the current state of my blog, but I’m pretty long-winded and since the message I want to get across is about my blog, why not post it on my blog as content? Yes, my ideas are revolutionary – so if you want more, like and subscribe!
This is my response to The Daily Post’s prompt, Overcome. Click the link to learn more, or continue on to my short essay.
Why I Write
“Piece of shit!” – THUNK – and then, “Sorry.” – the creaking noise an old door makes when it’s being open – At least, that’s the sound I imagine when I open my tablet back up after my motivation sort of side-steps the frustration I feel for how terribly this “innovative” piece of technology is working. Or not working. Back to my precious alter-reality. There’s nothing you can say that will change my mind. I’m bored, in the least crass and all-encompassing respects of the word. Well what can I do to interest you? How can I change the way you feel? How can I change? I wish the keyboard’s communication…
Disclaimer: I’ve decided to make this emotional. It wasn’t a necessarily out-of-the-ordinary day, but I need to get this out. And I want to say happy birthday to a friend who is missed by so many; I wish I could be more articulate about that, but I can’t, although I don’t know what else can really be said. I will say that this post ends happily; I know, I’m a sucker for ruining endings. This day has been exhausting. Not because I physically exerted myself, or because it was a hectic day at work, or because my social calendar was too overwhelming (a rare occurrence). None of these can be…
Every Day is Earth Day
“We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” -Aldo Leopold | Foreword to A Sand County Almanac (1949)
There’s Something About a “New” Blog
Hello, and welcome to my new blog platform. Why have I moved from Weebly to WordPress? I am happy to tell you. After limited functionality; a lack of design features; countless issues with posting to Twitter and Facebook; having to save all of my posts in a Word document because of the threat of having posts deleted randomly when I hit “publish;” having half or snippets of posts published while the rest was lost to a black hole in cyberspace; countless crashing and rebooting instances; and my newly-developed love for WordPress; I decided to make the switch. In summary, Weebly caused me so much frustration that it was a chore…