I’m a storyteller. Aren’t we all? I think what I have to share is worth sharing. I don’t know of too many people who feel differently about themselves.
I want my turn at the soap box on the corner, where I can spew nonsense, or platitudes, or gut-wrenching experiences. Who doesn’t do that, every day?
I’m looking for an audience, beyond my immediate family, who’ll nod in agreement, offer sympathy, or call me a genius. Don’t tell me you don’t have those same fantasies?
Escaping the reality of housework, endless meal preparations, weekly laundering, tending the garden…other good reasons…to create…to write. Surely you have your own list of reasons to seek some respite in more pleasurable past-times.
We’re human beings, after all. We’re not mythological gods who manipulated fate on a whim. Nor are we members of the lesser species whose only business is to survive. We must carve out our own legacies…with our own hands…with our own creative juices.
My professional career was spent behind a desk, several in fact, from Hawaii to Washington D.C. to Boston to New York. During that entire time, the artist in me lingered in the shadows, while my more practical side set about to conquer the world. Well, maybe just a fraction of it.
Now the only desk I enjoy sitting at is the one on which my laptop sits. And any desk will do…
…as long as I can write………hugmamma.
I think you’ve laid out nicely why blogging is important to you. The passion comes through too – that’s why so many of us enjoy reading your posts.
Your words are very generous…and kind-hearted, Nancy. Means a lot coming from a heartfelt writer like you. Thanks! 🙂
Stories are meant to be told, so I completely love that you’re a storyteller! It’s even better when you can retell as well as make history 🙂 and it’s great to be inspired by what happens in life!
All well said…re-telling events…history in the making…life as inspiration…great comment! 😉