Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Just so you know...

I'm writing blog posts in my head *all* the damn time.

Seriously, it's become like this weird compulsion, or something.

I'm driving Shecky to camp - he's learning video game design this summer(!?!); or I'm folding the never-ending mountain of laundry; or I'm staring into the refrigerator, trying to figure out what I can make with for dinner using some possibly-too-old chicken, some spicy mustard and half a tomato. But all the while, I realize that in the back of my mind, I'm composing a blog post about whatever it is.

It's kind of like having a radio playing at barely discernible volume - you know? You're almost not aware of it, it's not really registering on the radar; but if you're paying attention - well, then - there it is???

It's a mildly entertaining academic exercise of sorts.

Now - it seems that getting these phantom blog posts out of my head and actually ON the blog? Well...that's a whole 'nother kettle of fish right there.

Maybe this lame attempt is a start????

xo
lla

11 comments:

editrix said...

Yay, welcome back! And huzzah for unfettered thinking out loud.

piddleloop.com said...

seems to be catchy cause i can't seem to bring myself to actuallyw rite something on mine either. I feel like i have stuff to say but another day turns into another week and i have too much to say and then i think whatever i don't want to type this.

blarg.

Big Pissy said...

I SO know what you mean.

Glad to see you back! :)

rohanknitter said...

it's great to see you!
I owe you an email - this summer has got me frazzled.
Take care, we're off to take sheep to the fair in about 5 mins...................

Gotta Knit! said...

I do that too. Even take photos in my head.

Rebecca said...

unless you and i develop some kind of cereberal link, i can't really appreciate those blog posts you're writing in your head. miss you like mad!

video game design? that's so cool. wow.

i agree though, about composing them in my head. i'll try out opening lines. or come up with an outline. but mostly i just fly by the seat of my pants when i'm in the midst of writing it out for real.

not lame at all! good musing on the blog post process. i think you have an academic paper in the works. you know, there are academic conferences and symposia on them....

beki said...

Hey Sweets, I've missed you!!

normanack said...

I hope the kiddo has fun!
I tried to get my son (15, how did that happen?) into videogame programming camp this summer, but it was full. Rats and mice. Apparently it fills like lightning. At over $400 per week, you think they'd add another session if it's so popular despite the price.
Whining over. Glad to see you back!

Misty said...

well you have been incredibly missed! But, in your head is better than maintaining a non-blogging, vegetative state so...

Autum said...

Hey you! I just got home from the beach and checked bloglines to see way too many new posts to read. I nearly clicked "mark all read" when my eyes happened upon Bad Fortune Cookie. What?! A new post from the Cookie?? Get 'em outa your head girl on on the blog, you've been missed!

African Kelli said...

So good to hear from you! I hope your summer is going great. :)