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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Another thing to keep up with

Scrapbooks, photography, knitting, crocheting, reading, blogs, magazine subscriptions, newspaper articles, Tweets, Plurks, Facebook.  If you're looking at this list and thinking, "What about [fill in the blank]?" then you are probably just as overwhelmed and addicted to the technology and social networking that we've grown so accustomed to.  I have a love hate relationship with all things technology.  I love all the things it brings closer, but I hate that I feel like I have to check and be a part of almost every social networking site I can find.  However, I love being a part of every social networking site I can find.  If it peaks my interest I'm going to check it out.

As you can tell my blog doesn't have much to read.  I thought I would become a blogger and ended up never making the time to do it because it required me to sit at my desk.  Now I've got a new MacBook Air and an iPhone that I can blog from.  Therefore, no more excuses and should have plenty of time to blog.  Just another thing to keep up with.  Right.  That's what I said.

The thing is I have this obnoxious need to talk to folks, but most of the time I don't have anything interesting to say to people that aren't interested in what I'm interested in.  I have a lot of interests and find more connections online than I do in person.  So now I'm going to add one more thing to my list and do my best to keep up with all of it.  I will not beat myself up if I don't finish that knitting project before Christmas, finish the scrapbooks before her next birthday, watch the news or read that magazine.  I will do what I can in the time I have and enjoy life as much as I can.  I'm going to make an attempt to shut out the SHOULDS.  Wish me luck.