Blogging About Blogging
Awareness of the outside world. Discerning wider trends via responses to the blog?
Monthly State of the Blog [archives].
Not-meh. The blog itself is humming along. I continue to be obsessed with it and unobsessed everything else. [Blogging In A Time Of Crisis]
Meh. Meta-level commentary. Usually, I use the post on the last Saturday of the month to reflect on the blog itself. At the moment, I have no deep thoughts. The blog is doing what it does. I’m doing what I do. Not sure where the blog is going. Not sure where I want it to go. Maybe keeping me – and you – entertained is enough.
I have noticed that the comment level is down recently, both in number and length. There are one or two entries in the comment thread, which I deeply appreciate, but crowded it is not. Even the regular commenters (waves hi!) are mostly stopping by to say hi. The hits are the same, even growing slightly, so y’all are out there. Nobody’s saying very much.
I am equally reticent. Well, reticent for me. I have not been commenting on other blogs. I have not been commenting on my own blog. I am … decides not to go back for an exact count… many days behind on responding to comments.
I wonder if we’ve all collectively decided to hunker down and keep trudging. Sparkling intellectual repartee can wait until we have bandwidth for it.
Stay safe. Stay sane.