I’m giving serious consideration to reviving my blog over here instead of the Tumblr page. I have the desire to write again. Although with school coming up, my writing time will be limited.
I’ve had a lot of time to think about writing and blogging and things like that. I want a blog because I like to write. I’m just not hung up on Blogging, Inc–the whole circus of trying to make money from this. It’s more work than I want to do and I just want to write.
I miss having a writing outlet.
There comes a time in everyone’s life where you are compelled to sit back and take inventory of what is happening and make some decisions about what to keep, what to toss out and what to change.
Such is what is happening with my blog.
I’ve self hosted my blog for almost five years. Recently, I’ve been having issues with my server which in turn, really made it difficult for me to make posts. I could have worked around it, but it was a pain in the butt that made something I enjoyed (writing) into a chore.
I tried three different clean installs of WordPress, but the problem is with my host. I decided to temporarily move my blog to WordPress.com until the server issues are worked out.
At this point, if being here serves me better, then I may stay here for now.
Part of my fresh start is getting rid of the clutter and bloat. My blog and site were becoming both. When clutter and bloat are too big, it becomes overwhelming for me to deal with it.
Don’t worry, I backed up my posts. Right now, I’m more inclined to keep the best ones and my favorite ones.
“Best” is not necessarily how many people left comments. Best has more to do with the actual writing.
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