Blogging about Blogging

on 01 February 2010

Sorry for the Silence. 

I've tried to explain it to Chris and to Mona and to a few others.  I feel like I have only so many words in me and I've felt a little dry of late.  As if there's some sort of drought in my mind of words to speak or to write.  I have trouble expressing myself well and end up stammering "I don't know." over and over and over again.

I've had writer's block before, but this isn't it.  I've had periods of silence where I don't think out loud, where I don't talk much, don't communicate, don't tell stories.  I read a lot.  I do yoga.  I go for long walks and sit and think.

And after the past week o' silence, I've come to the conclusion that I need more of that in my life right now.

I'm not going to delete the blog.  You're all right in your own ways, this is the story that I'm telling right now.  And it's far from finished.  But I need more time to myself, time to read and think, time to work on other things.  My dad and Chris keep hassling me to write a book but I only have so many words to write and most of them have been going here lately. 

So I'm going to cut back on my posting here, in the hopes that I'll be able to redirect some of that flow of words into other projects.  If you're hungry for more information than I'm giving, please email.  I will try to be more communicative in private means to make up for the lack of public offerings.


Erin P said...

I don't know you all that well, but I know what you mean. There are only so many words, and sometimes silence is the only thing left. Good luck with it.