oh! that chatter in my head
I think to much! nearly a year ago when I started this 'blog' *I really like to think it is more of a journal* as I detest the word blog - I wrote about housekeeping, my garden and then ms*louisa's wedding became just about the sole topic of my chatter. some of you started to comment, lots of you started to comment and sadly I got excited about that. someone was actually listening to what I had to say. then I started to care if anyone was listening and if I didn't get a comment, I would worry myself sick if I had offended them in anyway. I tried to steer clear of politics and religion as I have said before my grandpa always said don't discuss either of these topics with friends. Sometimes, I would comment on what I had read elsewhere on other 'journals' - I do read alot of 'journals' & this taking time out from the computer has really knocked me for a six. I read somewhere that the blogging world isn't real - hmmmmm. It's real for me, is that wrong? I have a real life then have a real online life - stemming back to the year 2000 when I had my hysterectomy & diagnosed with cancer the following year and the only support I could find anywhere was online through an online support group. there was no 'real' life support anywhere. AND those ladies who supported me through it all are still my friends. AND with that experience, I am still able to support others going through the same thing I did back then. to me that is REAL.
I love the many ladies I have met through this 'journal' and enjoy meeting others along the way - much like pen friends back when I was a little girl. I guess we all won't keep in contact forever, but I am sure I have made many life long friends here. The ladies who I know through blogging are 'real', aren't they?
I love your comments - and I love commenting on your 'journals' too - but I am making no decision to take time out on a regular basis. I do have time away from my computer, more than I am on it, actually. Enough time to keep my home the way I want it ( well, most times) enough time to garden and to craft and I have a happy balance for ME * with love ms*robyn