Monday, February 8, 2010

Hello, My Name is Eyvi.

My time management skills leave a lot to be desired. My follow through is not as strong as it could be, either. Also, I have an undeniably addictive personality. In addition to that, escapism is my drug of choice. What am I trying to say? The Cannonball was probably a bad idea for me. Don’t get me wrong, I love having a reason to read. But I hate writing the reviews. I’m not very good at them and they get in the way of the next book. I am 10 reviews behind. 10!!! And so, because I feel guilty for being so behind on my reviews I avoid blogging altogether. Every time I log in I think I should be writing a review, and then whatever I was going to write drowns in the pool of guilt. So I avoid my blog. This means I am missing out on y’all. Well, the ones I’m not friends with on crackbook. And of those I am friends with; I am missing out on what it takes you more than 400 characters (or whatever the limit is) to say. This all makes sense in my head.

Not to worry though! My blogging friends aren’t the only social circle I have been avoiding. I’ve neglected everyone else as well. This weekend I tried very hard to remind my family that I am still there and I still care and I am willing to participate in family life in between pages and chapters and books. I decided if I couldn’t spare my company (because you can do a lot of things in tandem with reading but talking to people isn’t one of them), then I would demonstrate my love via the culinary arts. I made Spaghetti sauce, chili, cream of potato soup and molasses baked beans. My husband is required to expand very little energy feeding the family this week and it’s all healthy!

So what’s my point besides sharing my faults? Putting one of the many dark areas of my mind on display? What? That isn’t enough? You want blood, too? I don’t have much of one really. I just wanted to share and thought at least I’m blogging something. Right? Right.


  1. I'm finding reviews hard to write too. What Spot Saw is behind also. I've seen like 10 movies since my last review. I think it's just February. It's totally sucking the energy out of me.

    Glad you at least popped in to say "hi. still breathing!"


  2. Oh Eyvi...I am so with you on the CB Read thing...I lost count (or stopped counting) how many reviews I'm behind at an even dozen.I don't think I write very good reviews and am thoroughly daunted by the whole ferk it.If it turns out I get inspired and post a review, I can then give myself a little pat on the back.But do keep blood required!

  3. I came ... I read ... I commented ... even though you just told me this when I was downstairs :)

    ... see, some of us comment anyway *blows rasperry in your general direction*

  4. Hello Evyi- *crowd starts clapping* and welcome to our weekly meeting of addictive personality/absent bloggers.
    Accentuate the positive!! No blood necessary.
    It is good to see you back.

  5. If I, as a neglectful blogger, comment on another neglectful bloggers post about their neglectful blogging, does this absolve my neglectfulness?