I have been reading her blog for over 12 years
she, as have many, are letting go of the platform.
when i read her update this morning I thought to myself. wow. I am really going to miss her posts. i felt a loss.
I had noticed the shift. she wasn’t posting as often. the writing was stilted somehow.
it wasn’t the same as when she first started writing.
i know how that feels.
blogging is a lost art form. i feel it’s an artful expression to blog. thus why i am calling it art
we digest things in smaller and smaller bites these days.
i remember learning about twitter at a social media conference.
how could so few characters deliver such a concise message.
i am not enjoying the fleeting pulse these days.
i was in a mastermind group on how to blog in 2005.
My mentor at the time used my organic writing and practice postings to make money. Pay per click strategies. He disappeared, left his wife even, apparently with a lot of money. I should have probably gotten some of that.
I wanted to blog as a point to strategy. i wanted to include lots of authentic content. lots of hyperlinks. not everyone was on the same page.
I did that for over 5 years. and in many ways the strategy worked
until it didn’t. and then it was a disaster of sorts
That blog has been broken now since 2012
Here at anonymously nude
i took on an alter ego.
she got a lot more traffic in the old days.
i gave it more of my time.
i’d like to imagine that if i stopped that i’d be missed
where else would you find little narrative image vignettes like these?
this morning i started working on a sorting process for an annual photography thing i participate in.
i had a much more reclusive year than i even realized.
i knew it was a tough year.
here it is the end of march and perhaps
i am too confident about what i got to the other side of