I started this blog umpteen years ago (okay, six) with the thought that it would be a bunch of ramblings from my busy brain. And at times it has been. I have gone through blogging challenges where you have to blog something every day for forty days. I have had months where I haven’t posted much of anything. I discovered the world of linkups last year (how had I not found those before???) and figured that posting three days a week, even if it was mundane facts and thoughts, at least had me writing.
But lately that hasn’t been enough. I would like to get away from the superficial, list facts about yourself posts and get back to the meatier posts of substance that I used to do. Not that I don’t like the linkups–I love them. Sunday Social, the Monday Listicles, the now-defunct Tuesday Topics (which was probably my favorite), and the Wednesday Hodgepodge. I did them for a majority of last year, but then they started to feel like a chore or something that I was obligated to do and not something I enjoyed doing.
And for lack of a better term, they felt like fluff. Continue reading