"We can do no great things, only small things with great love." - Mother Teresa

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Addiction

I know full well that being addicted to anything is not good. And yet, I think I may be developing a blog addiction. In less than a week, I have posted far too many times, and I am constantly thinking about a new post. Then, while attending a playgroup for my ward, I found out that a bunch of the ladies also blogged and checked out their sites. Being new to blogging, I didn't realize how much you could do, but after seeing all the cute sites, I have decided I really need a day to just focus on blogging. By the way, where did the term "blog" come from? It is really unattractive, sounds like you are vomiting! Maybe that is where it came from, sometimes I think it sounds like I am just vomiting my thoughts all over the page. And, is it primarily moms who blog, or is that just who I know? At least for me, it is a great way to feel like I am a real person with some sort of contact with the world outside of Cheerios and diapers. Don't get me wrong, I wouldn't trade what I am doing for the world (motherhood is one of my soapboxes) but it can get a little claustrophobic, and this seems a good way to push out the walls. Sadly, as I go throughout the day, I find myself composing in my mind. Ah well, I think it is therapeutic at the least. And, it is a great way to keep in touch with all of our extended friends and family. Thanks for reading my vomit, I mean, blog!

4 comments:

Crystal said...

You are so right on! My family makes fun of me for thinking in terms of blog title posts. We'll be together doing whatever, I'll reach for my camera and they'll say, "What's the post going to be called?" It's OK though, I can handle it. Blogging has reconnected me to college roommates and college ward members as well. It really makes it feel like we aren't so physically far apart.

Matt said...

Blog is a conjunction of "web lob"

KellyAnne said...

Tara, I love this post. It makes me laugh. I do the same thing all the time, "...so how could I word this in my blog..." but it's all very fun. I love to see what everyone else is up to or thinking about. Almost as good as playgroup! :)

Celeste said...

I've always thought the same about "blog" sounding like a disgusting bodily function that a 7 year old would laugh at or think is cool!