I’ve kept journals of one sort or another since I was about fifteen. (I’m now past retirement age.) The journal with the most continuity has been my private journal, and private it will stay. Other journals have involved:
- gratitude (two fat notebooks)
- specific topics (like the war in Iraq)
My reading journal was never intended to be private, but how much is going to be shared from half-legible scribblings in a spiral bound notebook? So I switched my reading journal to WordPress. Hello!
I have been blogging since 2013!
I wish my (relatively few) readers would leave more comments! I would love it if more of my friends blogged.
I’m enjoying myself. I find there are many things I like to write about in addition to books. I’ve blogged about:
- public hearings
- lectures and concerts
- occasional random thoughts and impulses
- the occasional high volume RANT
I ask myself how much needs to be “hidden” in my personal journal. Complaints and gossip…
Please keep reading!