I’m not dead, nor have I stopped writing. For any of you who are regular readers (“regular” defined as “every few months,” which is about as regular as it gets here), I’ll be back.
I’m writing a book, and it’s either much harder than I imagined or I’m overcomplicating things. Perhaps both. It’s about…everything, and that’s been the problem. I’ve gotten lots of feedback and encouragement, but I’m a little overwhelmed by the magnitude of the task. Someone once told me, “When you’re up to your butt in alligators, it’s hard to remember that the original objective was to drain the swamp.” My original objective was to compile and expand this blog, but there’s been some scope creep – I’m not sure where I’ll end up, but it sure isn’t where I was going when I started.
So, if you like the blog and you wonder where I’ve been, bless your heart and hang in there. I’ll be back, after I’ve either finished or I’ve admitted I’m just playing. I don’t multitask well anymore (if I indeed ever did), but I’m still gathering stories to tell, and some of them are even interesting. If you use my blog entries to keep track of me, bless your heart and hang in there. I’m fine, my wife is wonderful, the kids are a joy to behold, and Izzy is still the best dog on the planet. And if you have PD or know someone who does, bless your heart and hang in there. Life can be a little challenging, especially with the alligators nibbling at the tender parts, but the alternative is unattractive.
Whoever you are, bless your heart and hang in there – see you soon.