Tuesday, January 19, 2010

I'm Just Poppin' Up Everywhere

I heard the other day that Facebook and Twitter are killing blogging. Kind of like video killed the radio star. And how I haven't shaved my legs in weeks kills any kind of bedroom mood that may or may not try to occur during the winter months. And how that adorable 18 month old who has been feeding you Goldfish crackers kills your appetite when he attempts to feed you one covered in his slobber. Like how....oh, you get it?

Anyway, I am on Facebook and Twitter constantly and my little micro blurbs and quips do take away my regular blog posting and that makes me sad. I do love my blog and I love that some of you still keep showing up and I swear, I don't mean to be mean to the blog that has been so good to me over the past five and a half years. Swear. But see, I got this iPod for Christmas and I uhm....can't stop using it and stuff. And I have been known to wake up at 3 a.m. and check Facebook to see who has insomnia. BECAUSE I CAN.

That all being said, I am now somewhere else on the Web as well - I have a column at a local news site, WelchOK.com. I have been given this wonderfully amazing opportunity by fellow blogger and good friend, Tyson Wynn. My column is called "The Diva Dish" and well, when I asked Tyson what kind of writing style, what subject matter he wanted, he said, "Whatever you're good at, capitalize on that." So pretty much the column will be about battling gray hairs, living with a moody teenager, juggling the schedules of three kids, spending the majority of every day playing with Conner and how to keep a fabulously messy house. I am good at all those things. Especially the messy house one.

The WelchOK site is a great new site and while yes, it is catered to the citizens of Welch, those of you who are local can benefit as well. Check it out, bookmark it and make sure to check back weekly to see what I'm dishing out. Leave comments on the pieces you read (not just mine) and let Tyson know you've been there. He'll appreciate it. Promise. Because that's how he rolls.

And now, because I am going to forego Twitter and Facebook for once I leave you with a thought that I was originally going to post to both:

My feet are cold.


Jill of All Trades said...

I do the Facebook and Twitter thang too but I'm not much on blurbing about nothing there. There are too many friends and family there for me to be totally honest. The blog is where I can let it all hang out, well, not so much there either as people have found me and it curtails my tongue. May have to go undercover again!

Kathy's Klothesline said...

Don't want to know how to twitter, I am spending way too much time in the land of blog as it is ....... and I also have cold feet ......

Cap'n Neurotic said...

I think my blogging definitely suffered due to trying to entertain folks with my Facebook status.

Unknown said...

I was finding the same thing and damn Mafia Wars had me by the throat for awhile there. But then I sat back and really thought about what gave me more personal satisfaction. End result = twitter acct gone, FB only links my blog posts and I got out the Mafia with my arse in tact still!

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