Friday, January 29, 2010

Saw that darn metaphorical wall comin' up, but didn't realize it would hit me so hard...

Folks, I am really sorry, but I have to take some time off.  I hope to be back in blogworld in about a week or so.  Life has a way of slapping you upside the head now and then, y'know?

I have to spend some time with my extended family.  We all need each other right now.

With all my critters needing care, driving people places, going out hunting for provisions (the grocery store, scariest place in the world) and taking time for people I simply do not see often enough and need to be with right now, the ol' blog sinks to the bottom of the priority list.

I have so, so so much to say and write about.  I could write two blog posts each day, if I stopped doing everything else.  Of course, there's always the guilt, because I should be doing better housework, I should go visit loved ones, I should write fiction instead of goofing off on my blog just for fun.

Absolutely none of that matters right now...

There are times when everything else must stop, simply stop, because one thing changes everything.

Like now.  I'll be doing some hugging and crying, and I know somewhere in there I'll be doing some laughing.  I hope you'll still be here when I come back next week.


Paul Tee said...

Take the time off, you're entitled.

I confess to clicking on two times a day to see if something new is on the menu, and who else dropped in and what they had to say. My day is always a little brighter for visiting with you.

I'm not trying to guilt trip you. Just want you to know that when you get back to it, we will still be here. We're all mostly virtual, and know that real life and family, has precedence.

My life is so full right now that I can hardly squeeze half an hour into my schedule. My poor blog is a wasteland, a neglected garden, overgrown with the dust of time.

When I'm not doing the things I must, I write (almost got my 2nd book ready for print), and I dream. I exhale. Mustn't forget to dream. And somewhere in the flow, I tell myself to believe.

RuckusButt said...

We'll be here. Take care Heidi.

CindyDianne said...

Of course we'll be here, hoping all is well.

Heidi Willis said...

Always here. Virtual hugs to you and your family.

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Rhandir said...

Hang in there Heidi,we'll be here.

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams" .... Eleanor Roosvelt.

Four Dinners said...

We'll be here babe. You just go do what you do and make everything ok.


jules said...

Gosh Heidi, I hope all is well with you and yours. We'll all be right here when you get back to us.

Please take care!

Anonymous said...

I truly believe that we have reached the point where technology has become one with our society, and I am fairly confident when I say that we have passed the point of no return in our relationship with technology.

I don't mean this in a bad way, of course! Societal concerns aside... I just hope that as technology further advances, the possibility of downloading our memories onto a digital medium becomes a true reality. It's one of the things I really wish I could experience in my lifetime.

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Lynn Sinclair said...

Thinking of you, bud. Take care.