I’ve been worrying for so long what my first post would be on my newly revamped blog. It’s been about four years since I’ve last kept up a blog, but I do miss it. Mainly because it’s a proactive force for me to be constantly on the lookout for the complete insanity and ludicrous nature of every day life. But also just to keep writing. Practicing phrases, crafting words, hitting the sweet spot of description that makes the reader think, “I know exactly what he’s talking about! That’s how I feel, but never knew it!” That’s good stuff to me.
But then I got weighed down with finding what would be “big enough” to be my first post back. It had to crackle. Pop. It needed zazz, and lots of it. Suddenly, simply passing along a particularly witty bon mot I shared with a clerk wasn’t going to cut it. Cream cheese from the Dollar Store could be a good one, but I already posted about that on Facebook. And nobody ever wants to hear me talk about what is a fruit and what is a vegetable ever again. So what would it be?
This, I suppose. Just a quick little, “I’m back!” and then move on. My aim is to keep it regular (I’m the “All-Bran” of blogs. Wait…no. No, that’s horrible. Why would I ever say that?) I’m going to eschew the hoopla and start posting. I have gone through a LOT over the past couple years, and I’m still around kicking. And no matter how much things really ate the suck, I found that knowing when to laugh, knowing that I could laugh, and knowing that I needed to laugh would help me live. I’d be honored if you let me try and make you laugh.