I have decided to blog about more than books. The idea is to get the creative juices flowing and get back in the habit of posting by writing about my life and perspective. I am also trying to stay off Twitter and Facebook for the month of January.
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So the question I have been mulling for the last couple of months (but not for the first time) is whether to keep blogging or call it quits after 14 years. I think I want to give at least one more try at making it work. Let me give you some insight into why.
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Let's take a quick look back at 2016 as it pertains to books. My year in books as it were. For this post I just want to take a high level look. In a separate post I will get into favorite books of the year.
I also don't know if this is just a phase that will pass or if this is truly the slow death of this blog. But at some point you have to ask yourself is this really worth it anymore.
Did I just spend countless hours over the last few days futzing around with the themes on this site only to return to the theme I had been using for months? Yes …
Decided to add a quick take review and rating element to book reviews. Seemed like it might be a handy way to summarize up front before adding my often stream of consciousness and meandering thoughts. You can check it out in the review below.
Sorry, life has intervened and led to another one of those longish content gaps that have become all too frequent. Work, in-laws visiting, one of the worst sports weekends in recent memory, all contributed but I will post some reviews soon [promises, promises, I know]. As always, thanks for visiting.
I break my recent blog silence with some news and notes about authors who have passed and some with new books. Trying to balance things out; Yin and Yang, etc.