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June 11, 2004

Bad, bad, blogger

Commandment 11, Section IV, Article C, subheading j strictly forbade me to put sleeping before my blog. And Section VII, Article M, subheading e says, and I quote, "working anywhere in the community of the world before updating your blog will result in a loss of audience, feelings of abandonment, and possible disfunction in future blogging."

What have I done?! I hardly recognize my blog anymore... It's been too long since my last post. I am ashamed.

I've let my blog fall to pieces in order to keep up with *gasp* work, and sleep. Two things I swore I'd never allow to come between my dear blog and I.

I must make amends. Here's a rough draft of the letter I'm working on sending to my blog:

Dear Blog (or shall I call thee Sugarpacket?),

I regret that our relationship has fallen to this state, but I feel that in order to reconcile what remains, I must move towards an apology.

Realizing that I have forsaken the qualities of blogging for mere dozing and pocketchange, I see that I should cling to you as a source of catharsis and entertainment. Instead, I have allowed you pages to become blank, your comments become sparse, and your archives empty. I am sorry, dear Blog.

Please accept my apology, and know that in the future, I will try harder to at least post something simple-minded, as a journal. My heart bleeds at the thought of your barrenness, and I swear to Google that I will not allow it to happen again.

Sincerely yours,

Posted by KarissaKilgore at June 11, 2004 7:41 AM


Dear K,

Your absence has left me with very little. The tears from my sadness have created moist droplets of hard sugar from within my packaging.

I can't help but wonder if I have done something wrong to make you leave me like this. I don't want to be one of those hard little sugarpackets at Pizza Hut that never get used. I want to be read, if only by you, for ever and ever.

I, too, swear to Google that I will try my hardest to dry up my tears, but you too must promise to keep filling me with your joyous spirit.

Yours truly,

Posted by: You can call me Sugarpacket at June 11, 2004 12:03 PM

Whoever was clever enough to follow my form, I applaud the response ;^)

(Although I wouldn't mind if the author came forward, I have a few ideas of who it may be...)

And Sugarpacket, I vow to love thee, as I have in the past, I will in the future :^D

Posted by: Karissa at June 11, 2004 10:20 PM

That wasn't me, Karissa, if you're wondering.

Posted by: Dennis G. Jerz at June 12, 2004 12:00 AM

While I miss your regular posting, Karissa, I do believe that real-life comes before cyber-life, which includes blogging. Sometimes the vicissitudes (I learned a big word the other day) of life take over. And by the way, having something in your life other than your blog is a sign of well-roundedness and a multi-dimensional personality.

Posted by: Paige at June 12, 2004 2:37 PM

Why, thank you, Paige :^) Glad to know that there's someone out there that -almost- appreciates my lack of blogging lately... However, I think I need to post something of substance and soon before my blog slips to the nether-regions of the blogosphere!

Posted by: Karissa at June 12, 2004 5:32 PM

You have heard of "writer's block"? Well, sometimes I get "blogger's block". Maybe you do too. But I like to wait until I have something of substance to say or talk about, rather than forcing something just because I haven't written in a few days. Just something to think about.

Posted by: Paige at June 12, 2004 9:05 PM

I'll admit it. It was me. I signed the pseudonym SP.

Posted by: Brian at June 14, 2004 4:29 PM

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