This was too much to post as a comment over on Nameless Creek as a followup to a recent “allegory about blogging“, and perhaps a topic with which other bloggers might identify. Thanks Gary, Andy and others for your thoughts as I grapple with the purpose and end of blogging. Here I attempt to give voice to my vacillations pro and con about writing every day to this one-in-a-billion journal. I feel such a strong ambivalence, not wanting merely to add to the noise …

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I woke up this morning thinking perhaps the wife in this little allegory from Fragment’s ancient history was right. When we expose our greatest hopes and precious things to strangers, we may be thought a fool. But the ordinary treasures we share may touch lives in ways we cannot imagine. This is the tale of one hopeful fool. He prepared them lovingly, his precious mementos and carefully pressed flowers. He arranged them prominently on simple benches near the road. Just beyond, by the barn, …

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Overflow, I guess you could call it. Turns out, there’s more junk than will fit in the closet of Fragments from Floyd.Actually, had I not needed to experiment with “new blogger” to help a friend set up his blog over the past couple of weeks, I doubt I ever would have felt the need for an “alter-blog”. But that’s what I’ve got, and it’s called Nameless Creek. I confess, I like the ease of modifying the template without hacking code, though you can still …

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