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Friday, March 11, 2011

No can do.

I posted a notice on Facebook earlier this week that I was deleting my Facebook account and my blog.  I was trying to get away from spending too much time on the computer.  And it worked.  But I found that I really missed sharing myself with my friends and family on my blog.  The Bagel Factory represents four years now (WOW!) of blogging and quitting that is no easy feat.  I'm glad I got rid of Facebook.  Maybe I'll be back on there someday when my kids are older and begging to have their own accounts, but for now, it's the right choice for me as a busy, scheduling-handicapped, mother-of-three.  But ditching the blog didn't end up feeling good.

So . . . I guess what I'm trying to say is . . . I'm back.  I probably won't be a blogging maniac, but I'll blog when the feeling strikes, the mood is right, and all my other wifely, motherly, homemakerly duties have been completed for the day (though that is not the case right now . . . hm . . . .).  And since, like I already mentioned, I am seriously organization-impaired, blogging will be sporadic and infrequent at best.

Because of my announcement of my attempt to escape my social networking addiction (Yeah, I said it.  It's true), I probably have no readers left.  But if, by some miracle, there is a die-hard Liz fan out there who happens to try to hop back on here and finds me back up and running, here's a shout-out to you and a big, BIG virtual hug from me.  :P

Love you guys!

P.S. Typing this seems so trivial in light of what happened in Japan this morning.  I am constantly being reminded of how pathetically small my problems and trials are in the grand scheme of this big, wide world.  I'm sending my prayers across the ocean to be with the battered people of Japan.


Amber and The Boys said...

Good thinking. Blogs are like journals or scrapbooks. You'll be glad you kept it. :)

She-She said...

Yay for keeping the blog!! :)

Lisa/Scott said...

I may not always leave a comment, but I do check up on you Liz. :) If you have to give up one over the other, give up facebook. A blog is a lot more like a journal, whereas facebook is just facebook. (Did that make any sense?) I'm a lot more honest in my blog when it comes to my feelings, whereas on Facebook I usually make sarcastic and strange remarks that have no real significance. ANYWAY I'm glad you're blogging.

Marcia said...

Ditto Liz/Scott. And pictures! Must have my Agle pictures fix.

Brooklet said...

So glad you are keeping the blog. Glad to have you back!

emilia. said...

oh i love you.

Jacqui said...

(laugh) Since I'm never on Facebook, I never saw your announcement and was just dutifully checking your blog tonight! Glad to hear your not giving it up. I do check blogs ... Just never post on my own! Sad, huh? Excited to see you soon!!!

Laurie said...

Glad you will keep up your blog. I was just about to email you and say hey, did you go private and not invite me? What the heck? I ditched FAcebook almost a year ago and I do not miss it at all. I don't care what everyone I know is doing, even though it is fun! I care what my little family of 6 is doing and facebook was a time sucker for me. So we broke up. Pretty sure everyone in my ward/neighborhood thinks I am a weirdo, like if I don't show up to a baby shower or something, "Well, I put it on facebook so everyone would know, why don't you have facebook?" But whatever, I am cool with being a weirdo. But I love reading about your cute little fam, so keep on blogging when you can.