Let’s trade.

I think life will almost always be all about trade-offs.

You can excel at your super competitive career, but the trade-off is that you have to give up a personal life. You can have more free time, but the trade-off is that you work a boring job. You can have the great job in the city, but the trade-off is that you’re left with less time and less to blog about.

Okay, I may just be referring to myself on that last one.

But seriously, in the last couple of weeks I’ve found myself struggling to come up with topics. Nothing too blog-able happens to me during the day, though I guess that could be considered a good thing. At least I haven’t had any train horror stories…yet.

And it doesn’t help that I’ve been blogging about my life as part of a freelance assignment, so even the things I would share have already been contracted away.

Although I don’t feel too bad about that particular trade-off when the checks come in the mail.

I think a lot about why I maintain this blog. I don’t think anyone out there would be too distraught if I stopped, but at the same time, I think I would miss it.

Don’t fret; I’m not stopping. I just need to be more organized. I need to look a bit more consciously at the potential stories in my life.

But I think I will be cutting back on my post frequency. Obviously I haven’t been maintaining the once-a-day schedule I once was.

Hopefully, though, that will mean the posts you do get are of a higher quality.

And that sounds like a pretty reasonable trade-off, right?

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5 thoughts on “Let’s trade.

  1. I love reading your blog and would be quite sad if you stopped. In terms of topics — if you’re ever super out of ideas you could ask your adoring fans for questions/suggestions… or does that somehow offend the spirit of blogging? I’m not sure what the rules are… at any rate, I always look forward to your posts. But happy to hear life is good! And full!

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