Sometimes when you’ve put something off for long enough, the sheer effort involved in getting back into it is both daunting and exhausting-ahead-of-time. Blogging, for me, is like that. I love reading about all sorts of things, and talking about all sorts of things, and thinking about all sorts of things, but writing about things has always been the most difficult bit of the equation for me. Especially when it feels as if I have some many others things to do with my time, it is too easy to let the writing slide, but the writing, and the thinking that go along with it, are integral to my ability to really understand what in the world is going on with, well, the world.
So I guess, here’s an effort at getting in the habit of getting words on the page again. Going to try and get this going a bit before I mention it to anyone else, but the goal is a piece a week, I think. As a distraction, here’s a random shot to prove that it’s occasionally sunny ’round here.