When do you “it”?
Ha…how many of you went “there?” I mean when do you blog?
I do it whenever I can and not feel guilty which is usually when the kids are at school, but oh wait, I do feel guilty because that is when I should be doing something else like laundry or cleaning the house or one of my million house projects or running errands so that I don’t have to take away time from them when they get home from school. BUT, now that my son is out of pre-school, my mornings have been spent playing Trouble, Monopoly Junior and hitting all the parks in the neighborhood. I have tried to sneak a peak or two while he gets his morning dose of Little Einsteins and Higglytown Heroes...or just before I pick up my daughter from school or whenever I am on my way out of the bathroom. And in two weeks, when my daughter is out of school, blogging in the morning may not even exist. Oh wait, I might have to work that into our morning routine. Recently, because I don’t really watch TV, I have been blogging in the evening or late into the evening, or into the early morning which causes me to be tired and grumpy and ready for a Red Bull at 9 am because a diet coke with lemon just won’t hack it. So if I wrote a comment that you couldn't quite understand, you now know why.
Where do I blog? Well, would you look at that, I have a picture of it:
How do I blog? In my mind ALL.DAY.LONG.
Since I started blogging, it seems like I look through everything with blogger's lens. I'm always looking for that next great blogworthy moment. I look at any situation or event or you name it with three thoughts in mind:
Is this good enough write about? Yes. No. Maybe.
Can I make it funny? Usually.
Can I take a picture or find a picture? Pretty much always.
But then here's the reality: Everything ends up good enough to write about, like the day I fell into the toilet when the seat was left up. Everything can be made funny, you know like how my first name has one foot in the Name Cemetery and is ready for burial with all your grandmother's names. And everything can be brought to life with a picture from a camera, you know like the day I left those leftovers out, or put the Cheerios in the fridge. Yeah my bloggers lens is always on, always looking and never descriminating. That is why I can tell you about the crack in the potty seat or laugh at myself when someone called me a "Grandma" or admit that I accidentally stopped my neighbor's mail. Oh, and if you are new over here in my slice of the blog world, I have a diet coke addiction that has caused me to do some, well, blogworthy things ;)
Speaking of addictions......
Hi, my name is Debbie and I, uh, mmm, let's see....oh I'm not going there....
How many of you wake up wondering if anyone left you a comment over night? How many of you log on first thing in the morning to check and see if anyone left you a comment over night? How many of you sneak visits to your "laptop friends" during the day when you’ve told the kids that you were done? Do you say something like “I need to check email” or “I need to check the bank balance online” or “I need to IM Daddy to find out when he is coming home.” Or how many of you have let your kids watch one extra TV show because you had to type that one last thing? How many of you have skipped doing laundry or chores to do your "morning rounds?" How many of you consider your "laptop friends" to be real friends?
Raise your hand if you are trying to cut back. Raise your hand if you can't. Raise your hand if you don't want to. Raise your hand if you are looking for a twelve step program. Raise your hand if you don't think you need one. Guess what? We probably do.
When, Where, How, and Are you addicted?