I read somewhere recently that some ludicrous amount of blog posts start with, “I’m sorry I haven’t posted in so long, but…” I chuckled at the statistic, but now it’s staring me in the face.
I spent the entire weekend at Drupal Camp Austin (Drupal is the platform my company uses to build websites; it’s like WordPress on some major ‘roids), and although I managed to get some reading done at the hotel, I’m sadly behind on writing. I’m behind on memes too; Top 10 Tuesday is tomorrow and I don’t even know what the topic is. Best Friend pulled a muscle in his back yesterday evening, and I’m up to my ears in a film project for work. It’s 10:15pm, I’m exhausted, and my RSS feed is full to bursting. My apartment’s a mess, and in a few days I’m taking yet another road trip to my childhood home for Thanksgiving weekend.
I’m on the go 12+ hours per day (I can’t even imagine what it’s like having kids!), and sometimes it gets to be a bit too much.
So as a super early Christmas present to myself, I’m taking the week off from blogging. I’ll still be reading and commenting, but my next post here won’t be until Tuesday, November 29. I’m going to use this time to catch up on reading and reviews for Non-Fiction November, and trying to get Best Friend to lay still long enough to help his back heal!
Have a fabulous Thanksgiving, everyone. If you’re not in the US, enjoy the fact that you don’t have to do a bunch of holiday traveling.
4 thoughts on “Life > Blogging?”
I’ve yet to have the “I’m sorry” line since I’ve maintained a schedule since I started blogging. I’ve come close to missing, but I’ve done okay in the end, especially after learning about automatic prescheduling.
I really need to look into Drupal. I’m looking at website options.
on Tossing It Out: Can you have too many books?
This is the first time in almost two years of blogging that I’ve had to take a break. I keep a schedule (thank you, Google Docs spreadsheet!), but work takes precedent, and it’s been a hectic few weeks. Hopefully this short time off will let me catch up.
Drupal is awesome. It often requires some extra configuration, and the learning curve is steep, but it’s a great platform.
Ugh, just reading your post made me feel stressed. You have one busy life! Good luck, have a happy Thanksgiving!
It’s busy, but good. Sometimes I worry that I focus so much on finishing a book so I can review it, that I forget to take the time to enjoy it. It makes me wonder how other more prolific bloggers handle it.