Beginnings, ends, and pauses are what make up life and so far, my life has been in flux. Obviously, my last post was 2 years ago, making me the most horrible “blogger” ever. Before, I was lost, unable to see a path out of a dark time in my life. I can admit that I definitely do NOT have it as bad as many others, but at the time, I was lost. It was not fun. I felt horrible, worthless, incapable of accomplishment. After starting my new job at a non-profit (probably a blog post to come on this), I’ve gained many mentors, supporters, and encouragers. Some my coworkers have become my inspirations. I’m glad and I’m back.
Before I left, I was trying to become this amazing blogger, a person who would amass legions of followers. Whoa..let’s bring it into perspective here. Who would want to listen to the confused and aimless musings of one of millions (billions?) of bloggers online? I mean, we’re moving more and more to 140-character communication, so I highly doubt anyone really wants to read my musings. So, I’ve made the conscious decision to make this about me. This will be a place for me to write…for fun. It won’t be a place for me to search for my next career or to gain popularity. I will be here to vent, to gain control of my own experiences and understanding of those experiences. I will write what I want, when I want, how I want. To start, a writing challenge: