So maybe I missed home more than I knew. I've spent the entire day in my pajamas, on my computer - and even that much effort has been exhausting to me.
I did a lot of blog stalking, though - which only left me feeling completely inept in my own blogging pursuits. I should never have looked. I could have continued on in my own little blog world feeling like the most cleaver blogger that ever did blog. Oh, well. Too late. You can't put the lid back on Pandora's box.
- My blog doesn't have it's own domain name. :(
- My blog isn't filled with Erma Bombeck-esque humor at every turn. :(
- I'm not pithy and wise like Heloise. :(
- I clearly don't have a degree in journalism and have never been accused of being a professional writer. :(
Eh. But, what do I care? Vomiting too much personal information on an unsuspecting internet community makes me happy. I get to wave my freak flag loud and proud. It gives me a place to vent all the nonsense in my complicated brain (because, let's face it, after 16 years of being with me, Shawn's sympathy is getting a little lackluster). So, I guess I'll just keep writing for me. And, I'll be thankful for the positive reinforcement I get from being a part of BlogHer and the sweet friends I have who boost my ego by telling me they like what I put out there. That's enough for me. Let the other people be the show-offs with their domain names, pith and journalism degrees.
I'll just offer up this simple request to the other blogs out there (like The Junk Drawer, Attack of the Redneck Mommy, Guilty Squid, The Rocking Pony, Whiskey in my Sippy Cup and Hyperbole and a Half), please stop being so freakin' awesome. You're making me feel inadequate. Some of these women write books, have been interviewed on t.v., and even model naked in calendars (yeah, that caught your attention, didn't it?)!
I'm pretty sure the only reason anyone would want to interview me on t.v. would be to get the "opinionated blue collar outlook" a la Roseanne Conner. But we'd have to replace the "blue collar" part with something else.
Suggestions? (But, remember, I'm very sensitive and I will blog about you if you hurt my feelings. ;)