When I first moved to Alabama to live with my parents, it was because I withdrew and dropped out of college. I was a "failure" by all accounts. I ran up several thousands of dollars in student loan debts in mine and my parent's names and ultimately, had nothing to show for it.
Looking at the passing of my Great Uncle Tommy.
Something, something, eclipse. Oh yeah, I wrote some stuff too...
As I was surfing the internet (as I often do), I noticed that people are constantly asking for advice about blogging. One question stood out in particular and made me think about what my direction is as a blogger/aspiring writer, "Is it normal for someone to have multiple blogs?".
"I'd rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I am not." - Kurt Cobain
The biggest problem that I have run into this past week with my writing and presence on social media and the internet is finding that sweet spot where I can truly say what is on my mind without upsetting the masses. I know ultimately, this is a losing endeavor, however, what I don't purposely intend to do is say something to upset people.
"I am an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way." - Carl Sandburg
I honestly find it hard to believe that it has already been four months since I started blogging. It feels just like yesterday I was writing about the two-month benchmark. When I first started, I had no clue what I was trying to do or what I wanted to accomplish with blogging and writing. Now, my vision is starting to become clearer.
To me, I don't like the idea of anger being a negative word. There are outlets for anger and I can assure you that I'm not interested in physically fighting anybody or getting into screaming matches for the sake of having a release.
"Love implies anger. The man who is angered about nothing cares about nothing." - Edward Abbey