Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Aint it the truth.....
The other day I was talking to a friend of mine and I mentioned that I have a blog. She said that she didn't know what that was, but just to be safe, I should see my doctor!!!
Anyway.... I was trying to explain the concept to her and said that it was like having a diary, just one that the whole world could read. " Wow", she said, "what on earth possessed you to do that?"
"I don't even have the old fashioned kind of diary, for fear that my family would read mine!"
So, here's the thing... I enjoy blogging, although I'm not as faithful as most, with a paltry 2 posts per week (on a good week!) , but I could not fully express my motivation for blogging to her. I'm not sure why I blog, but here's a possible explanation:
*** It's the best way possible to procrastinate... Need to get my house cleaned for my dinner party?...Yeah, but first I'll just take a minute to check my blog to see if I got any comments on my latest post.... then.... after reading comments, visiting all of my virtual friend's blogs, commenting on all of their posts, trying to come up with a new topic for my next post, playing with my photos, finding the right music to go with the topic I chose and maybe revamping my wallpaper..... 8 hours later....
"Gee... I didn't "get" a chance to clean the house. Oh well... It'll be a romantic atmosphere, I'll turn off all of the lights and light candles, surely they won't notice the dust bunnies that are going to be waiting to nibble on their honey glazed carrots ." ***
So here's the million dollar question: Why do you blog?
Serious or funny, I want to know what makes this little blogging hobby of ours so appealing and addictive. So peeps, come clean and be honest with me! (....and by the way, I am expecting company tomorrow, so it would be very helpful to me if I got a ton of comments, so that I could have a good excuse not to clean...LOL )