I’ve cut half of the cord!

Not the whole cord, mind you, just half.  I still need the other half to try to get my blog going.  I called my cable company Tuesday evening and cancelled the TV portion of my services.  How does it feel?  Am I feeling the loneliness of not having “live” TV?  Am I loosing my mind?  What am I doing with myself now?

These questions and others will be answered after this short commercial break…

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Trying to Find My Niche

I’ve been hard at work on my teaching senior citizens about computers blog.  I try to write at least one post a day or add to my Table of Contents so I know what my next article should be.  It’s not easy for me to sit and write about computers sometimes.  I don’t want to talk down to my students and I don’t want to go over their heads.  And the posts, as I look back at them, seem hollow and without much substantial information.  I want to help people who don’t understand or are afraid of computer, that technology is not difficult.  They can do it.

Am I the one to do it, though?  That’s my question.

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Lacking Motivation (aka: Overwhelmed)

I’ll try not to make this a complaint or whining post.  I promise.

Today I am overwhelmed by blogging, which is causing me to lack motivation and that good ol’ creative spark I usually have. The stormy weather doesn’t seem to be helping matters much either.  I know I need to start typing away and creating posts for both my blogs, as I promised myself I would when I began this adventure.

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There is Normality in My Life

I actually have a normal hobby, believe it or not.  I enjoy crocheting.  The possibilities are endless when it comes to creating something with my hands.  I still consider myself a beginner even though I have several intermediate projects either done or as works in progress.Whether its the texture or color of the skein I have in my hand as I stand in the yarn section of the local Walmart or the colorful pattern I found online, it sends thrills through my body.  And it’s something tangible I can show people.  I can’t do that with my writing because my writing hobby is just for me; a story I have created to escape the stress of living in the real world.

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Day Two of My New Blog

So far so good I guess.  It’s lunch time and I have succeeded in setting up my email accounts on Thunderbird.  Not difficult at all since that sort of thing I’ve done many times before.  Then I wrote down all my usernames and passwords to keep them handy.  That was a tedious process since I am so meticulous about keeping the paper I wrote on so neat.

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