I sort of abandoned this blog.. and I feel bad about it.
Last spring (2014) I took an online blogging class. I was so excited about it at first and I really learned a lot.
Sadly, once the class was finished, I didn’t feel “good enough” or “serious enough” to blog anymore. I made the mistake of taking a class geared towards people who wanted to blog for a living. That’s not me. I’m not worried about page views…or likes..clicks…subscribers…etc. (Apparently “serious bloggers” have A LOT to worry about.)
It took me over a year (and coffee with the sweetest mentor) to realize that I need to get over myself and start having fun again. I’m doing this blog for me! It’s a creative outlet where I’m able to do what I love — SPREADING HAPPINESS AND INSPIRATION WITH OTHERS!
Because I’m a news reporter, I usually report on topics that are sad, scary, or dealing with subjects that are very…..hard. I’ve arrived to crime scenes before the police tape has even been rolled out. I’ve seen gruesome car accidents and devastating house fires. I’ve covered stories that sound like CSI shows. That is simply the nature of the business!
This blog is here to balance my universal output! I want to create content that inspires and makes people happy – and this is the perfect place to do it!
No, this blog isn’t perfect. I don’t exactly have a niche that can easily be explained. I don’t work with a professional photographer or web designer. I need to work on cleaning up my categories and spam comments (lol…excuse the spam comments! I didn’t realize abandoning a blog was like abandoning a house. Eventually weeds take over.)
Overall, there is a lot I want to say! I need people to know important stuff like: Frostop in Greenville, MS has the best root-beer-floats EVER. And Inside Out should be a required movie for all ages because it’s amazing.
I’m back. Embracing imperfections. Enjoying life. I hope you will do the same along with me!