April 19, 2006
Fortnight of Solitude
These days, I'm working two jobs.
I've got a regular day job and then editing a pop culture blog at night. I'm researching all sorts of topics, and I'm posting twice a day. It's hard - and it's different from what I'm used to doing here.
Plus - there are a lot of folks blogging about popular culture and I'm still trying to discern what will make Pop Culture Junkies different from other blogs of that ilk.
For quite some time now, I've been wondering where the dot com fits into my life as Rob Thurman. There are things I want to do, places I want to visit and all sorts of things I want to write about.
It's just that my ambition is not quite matching my ability at the moment. So I'm taking some time off to reflect, renew and reconsider the importance of this blog in my life. I'm going to go ponder and mull things over between bike rides and cigarettes. I’m going to make a plan.
Actually, I’d just be content to get my dirty drawers washed, my grass mowed, my bills paid, my cupboards stocked and my ass laid – all this blogging is interfering with life’s basic needs, y’all.
After an amazing experience at yoga class last week, I have considered running off to some ashram and become a yogi. Think about it – one could be thin, flexible, self-aware and quite possibly, happy.
Throughout the course of my 35 years traipsing about this planet, I've done all sorts of things -- some I've shared with you and some I simply don't remember. But something's stirring in me that I can't quite figure out what it is.
If necessity if the mother of invention -- does that make reinvention an evolutionary inevitability or a genetic mutation?
That's the shit I'm thinking about these days.
I'll get back to you on that matter by the first of May.
Until then, please check out Pop Culture Junkies -- frequent visits from readers (like you) will keep the lights on, the bills paid and Sallie Mae off my back.
See you soon.