I work for a blogging company so why is it that I don't have enough time to, uh, blog? I read dozens of blogs a day and know 'the rules' (no, not *those* rules!) the blogging rules of getting more traffice, blah blah blah.
Thing is, I'm just not that interested in (clue in buzzwords) 'generating traffic' or anything else I'm promoting. I just blog when I feel like it and if my circle of folks read, cool. If not, well I'm still just blogging for me mostly.
But I think that's the thing about this whole blogging thing. You can control what you want to do with your blog -- keep in private or low key, create some community around it, etc.
Me? I just want to keep some sort of record of things because lord knows my memory is shot.
I want to keep a record of days like today, when I meet people I really enjoy talking to (which is rare these days -- let's face it, most Silly Valley folks are full of It and full of Themselves) -- like the Google dude who talks, not about Google or OpenSocial or anything really tech-related, but about travel and theories of how people relate to one another in and out of their professional world. Or DR at work who's a whiz kid but miraculously *isn't* full of It or full of Himself and is cool with just a good, dark beer. Or S who is sharp as hell but also witty and full of snide and funny as hell comments.
Or maybe i just want an outlet to talk about how jealous I am of Miguel, who's somewhere in China right now living it up and not thinking about a mortgage payment or how to reach this quarter's goals at work, or that his flat is messy no matter how much he tidies or the preparations for the upcoming weekend.
Of course, that's all well and good...now. But in reality I'll get to work tomorrow and get busy and when I do have 15 mins to blog I'll end up reading someone else's and wish I was that witty or articulate with my thoughts when clearly, I'm not.
Ok. More nonblogging later. I think I have some Twittering to do.