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So long away. Making my way home.

I am missing my involvement with my blog and the few lovely readers I once had. I miss the creative or expressive outlet in a zone with no rules or expectations. And as I begin to near the end of my graduate program, I look forward to once again dancing and playing here!

I was so happily surprised when I just followed a link to a blog from LinkedIn and ended up on a blog mentioning TimeThief!! AH! The familiar name calls me back, alighting my wish to master the technical aspects of blogging (she’s an über expert! on top of an awesome heart!). So I look forward to dabbling in the midst of my thesis, perhaps using it to fill the need for an occasional break.

More on the thesis topic later… Overcoming, living with yet above the effects of incest!


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Posted by on March 5, 2011 in transitions


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On blogging and…divulging…

A great read: 

Exposed – What I gained — and lost — by writing about my intimate life online

Thanks to a new discovery:

Neurological Correlates blog

waving to all!!  tf



Posted by on May 26, 2008 in Inner Life, Personal Development


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No Blogbligation!

Sometimes we are lucky enough to catch ourselves in the act of taking ourselves too seriously, or of making mountains of molehills.  Now there are some obligations that you DO have to live up to, especially if you want your Significant Other to hang around, or your paycheck to keep showing up. 
But where we have CHOICE… why do we bring this same oppressive sense of urgency and obligation??  It’s time to take control of a little more of our thinking and our self-treatement.  Time to CHOOSE DIFFERENTLY!! 

If you have enough damn things on your plate, if you find you are dreading your ‘overdue’ blog entry, that it has lost its sense of fun and wisdom and random community involvement… I invite you to check out both of the following:
I invite you to see if your oh-so-somber senses can survive the advice found in this past post from Letters; and
now I find a sense of hope and solidarity in this from Tiffini Elektra X.  I am grateful to her for the logo, too.  Nice work, this one does!

The credo of non-compulsory, non-obligatory blogging:

  • Because you shouldn’t have to look at your blog like it is a treadmill.
  • Because its okay to just say what you have to say. If that makes for a long post, fine. Short post, fine. Frequent post, fine. Infrequent post, fine.
  • Because its okay to not always be enthralled with the sound of your own typing.
  • Because sometimes less is more.
  • Because only blogging when you feel truly inspired keeps up the integrity of your blog.
  • Because they are probably not going to inscribe your stat, link and comment numbers on your tombstone.
  • Because for most of us blogging is just a hobby. A way to express yourself and connect with others. You should not have to apologize for lapses in posts. Just take a step back and enjoy life, not everything you do has to be “bloggable”.
  • Because if you blog without obligation you will naturally keep your blog around longer, because it won't be a chore.  Plus, just think you will be doing your part to eradicate post pollution. One post at a time. . .

SO… PWYdwFLI (Post When You damnwell Feel Like It)… maybe only when it really CALLS you.

Speaking of calling…  still playing catch up in my coursework.  (Now there’s an obligation!! :} )


Posted by on November 23, 2007 in Humor, Quandaries


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