Wherever here is, right?
There I was happily blogging about my 5 little pumpkins and then BAM! It hit me.
Why do I blog?
I mean I've thought about it before and wondered about it, but just kept on typing away anyways.
I enjoy sharing my thoughts.
I enjoy documenting my family life.
I enjoy organizing my pictures and reflecting on them in this space.
I enjoy my blog friends I've met.
So it's Hallowe'en night and I'm about to sit down and type up my "5th Little Pumpkin" blog and I realize there's like 10 other things I'd rather do, not the least of which is hang out with my Mom (loved your visit Mom!). The night comes to a close (the Pumpkin Fairy was waiting for me to fall asleep) and the next day is here.
I don't feel like blogging that night either!
Don't get me wrong....the pumpkin curry I will eventually post is totally tasty and worthy of sharing, but I just didn't feel like it.
At that point I decided I would shut down the blog. I decided I was "over it".
Over the next few days life did what it always does and sent some signs.
- I ran into a few people who had read something or made some recipe they saw on my blog and had truly enjoyed it.
- I got a few emails from some mamas who had gleaned some sort of insight from my ramblings.
I myself have been inspired by so many wonderful blogs out there. What if we all stopped blogging...how tragic would that be?!?
I get it...it doesn't have to be all or nothing. I can post when I have the time and the inspiration. Although at this point it's mostly a time management thing. I've got about 20 posts in my head and in my camera...just no time to glue them together into a post. I'm sure all you bloggers out there know what I mean. Plus the ridiculously long handmade presents list I wrote last week is haunting me. Great Grandma Jo might not get that handmade scarf this year...hee-hee. That's why we have Etsy people!
How do you do it? How do you find the time to blog when so many other things call you away?
So I am still here and I am at peace with blogging when I have the time.
Speaking of peace...I hope to post this week about my Peaceful Intention for November..