Sunday, August 20, 2017
My shortcomings and virtues in one
I was lying in bed, turning over a few good blog ideas in my head before dozing, when I got onto a really good one. So I started telling myself this sharp little blog post in my own mind, like a bedtime story. It was soothing, not least because here I was, short on my posts, and now there was this beautiful little one making dancing, erudite pictures in my imagination.
"Should I get up and go downstairs and write it?" I asked myself.
Hemingway would have. Tolstoy would have. Flannery O'Connor would have.
I rolled over and let the angels have it.
If you were wondering, yes, you should comment. Not only does it remind me that I must write in intelligible English because someone is actually reading what I write, but it is also a pleasure for me since I am interested in anything you have to say.
I respond to pretty much every comment. It's like a free personalized blog post!
One last detail: If you are commenting on a post more than two weeks old I have to go in and approve it. It's sort of a spam protection device. Also, rarely, a comment will go to spam on its own. Give either of those a day or two and your comment will show up on the blog.
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Hello there! I'm writing to tell you that your blog idea is here.ReplyDelete
Thank you, you're an angel.Delete