Friday, April 1, 2011

Announcement

I have been doing a lot of thinking and soul-searching over the last few days - the last few weeks, really - and it became clear to me as I attempted to write my next humor column for Quilter's Home.  See, there was a time when writing things that I found funny and things that made other people laugh was a pleasure, because it was kind of a subversive act for me. It was talking all the expectations of who and what I was supposed to be, was expected to be, and well, basically laughing in the face of all that. I was never going to be a lawyer or the editor of the New York Times Book Review. I was probably never going to write a serious novel. So, writing humor was a way of accepting myself, or so I saw it at the time.

But now that humor writing has become a chore, one with deadlines and expectations, I can see it for what it really is: a waste of time and an excuse for not trying harder to realize my potential. I'm afraid my heart simply isn't in this anymore, and I am discontinuing this blog as of today.

I will, however, be keeping another blog, in which I will chronicle my future studies in pre-law. I hope that you will all come visit me over there from time to time, as I am sure I will come to miss you all very much. In fact, I've already started and you can read the first post here.

5 comments:

Sarcastic Quilter said...

LOL - I KNEW there was more to it than just this post. I saw the link title before I clicked on it but being a good professional working in the legal department for a large corporation, I clicked on it anyway! :D

ragamuffin yogini said...

Got me....I'd call you a bitch, but I don't know you that well. Fun way to start the day!

Baskets Of Quilts said...

Haha u didn't trick me on April fools day! My heart did jump a little at no more humor!

Candace in CA said...

I half expected that from you, you twisted woman!! Have a Happy April Fool's Day. :)

The Calico Cat said...

& then I saw the date stamp! Damn you're good!