Being a person who loves writing and finds it therapeutic too, I often wonder how I manage to slip into blogging inaction this often! Wait. Is that sentence even grammatically correct? Maybe I will lose the ability to write proper sentences if I do not write regularly.Aaargh!! Let me get started!
So what made me break this as usual long hiatus? I happened to stumble across the AtoZ blogger's challenge and really liked the idea. The rules say that participants must base every post on one letter of the English alphabets, in order. Now, that is a nice idea for a head that is currently empty as far as blogging ideas go. A bulb glowed in my head and I decided that the posts would be based on places that I have traveled to or want to visit in future.
I religiously opened a notepad and started making a post list. It flowed easily at first but then started to slow down as I went further and further. I then thought that I should not stick to a theme just because I made one and write uninspired posts in order to stick to it. So, I decided to write travelogues or travel wishes if I have one to write about. Otherwise, will get into something else that inspires me and still sticks to the alphabet rule. So between posts on Amritsar and Dharamshala, you might find one on music or the state of journalism today :)
Hey wait. By referring to 'you', I am making a huge assumption that I have readers. Ha Ha Ha! What a joke :) I have been inactive and not networked for ages and anyone finding my blog from the debris is as improbable as all human beings stopping their consumption of non biodegradable stuff altogether, right away! (You see, that is a pet subject of mine and hence this unlikely, weird comparison :) More on that soon!)
But then, I am writing just for the love of writing alone. (Ahem!Did you notice how mature I have become :)) I may not even take the trouble of tagging the posts to the A to Z challenge. I like to think of my blog as more of my journal. A place where I can pen my thoughts without badgering someone to listen, even as they wonder how to escape from my unwelcome thoughts that I am resolutely dumping on them. And yet, if someone wants to listen, they still can and stop midway or even mid sentence if they find it uninteresting. How I wish this was possible in the physical world too!
Anyway, so much for breaking a long break! I feel so refreshed for having written all this down.
So dear blog (like dear diary :)), I will hopefully maintain this momentum and come back with posts everyday. Thank you for never turning me away!