Yeah, so I’m already dead on the inside
But I can still pretend with my memories and photographs
I have learned to love the lie
Ok, so the lyrics of this song sound incredibly depressing… but the upbeat nature of it and some of the random things they say make me giggle. So… bear with me. This is my mood on blog post #3 of the day.
You’ll have to forgive me for being the largest blogger hypocrite ever today… when I made post #1 today and mentioned I didn’t understand how some people could do multiple posts in a day (except for those who sacrifice photo quality), I was kinda intrigued and inspired to try it myself.
I hate it. I’ll be lucky if I can sit down and do one per day. Let alone multiple per day, several days in a row.
I just feel like I got NOTHING else done today. Granted, I’ve been awake since 7pm my time yesterday, so the longer I go, the more I slow down with exhaustion. But seriously. I’ve pretty much been standing in my dance pit tabbed into Photoshop, or writing, or looking up SLURLs, or tp’ing to MIC to take pictures, or tp’ing to an event to figure out more information about it… I couldn’t imaging allowing this to consume my entire SL.
There’s so much else that I enjoy doing, I couldn’t sit here all day every day just blogging. I can do it for short periods of time, like now, to catch up on how far behind I am on everything, post-wise… but I don’t think I could do it regularly.
I’d never get anything else done.
This is the part where some of you tell me, “Well Tivi if you didn’t yammer on every time you blog, then maybe it wouldn’t take you so long to post the shit and you could get multiple posts done in a day AND do other things.” But that’s just it…
“a website containing a writer’s or group of writers’ own experiences,observations, opinions, etc., and often having images and links to other websites.” — Dictionary.Com
From what I read… the very definition of a blog includes writing. This has been one of my pet peeves for awhile. People who literally post nothing but a picture or two… on a white background, no less… and then style credits. And usually incomplete style credits – another pet peeve I can rant about later. Like… where is the creativity in that? Where is the originality in that? Where is the art in that?
Where is the BLOGGING in a blog like that?
There is someone I know, and I don’t want to use her name just in case people misunderstand and think I’m talking about her negatively (I’m NOT… I love her to death and wish more people would follow her example). She keeps a blog, on a blogging website… but then she does additional pictures that are not blogged and keeps them solely on her Flickr. She doesn’t call them her ‘blog’ and her ‘Flickr blog’. She calls them her ‘blog’ and her ‘photo journal’. THAT, to me, is accurate.
Much like events are cropping up all over the place and coming out of the woodwork, bloggers seem to be coming out of nowhere as well. Everyone who can operate the SL camera and start a WordPress or Blogger site and post pictures and sometimes credits is trying to call themselves a blogger now and it’s just… frustrating.
What happened to the days when bloggers actually… you know… BLOGGED?
*~* My Memory Lacks Initiative… *~*
Skin: Yolandi (Artic Tone; Makeup 04) || Glam Affair || Summerfest (til July 12th)
Eyes: Hope Eyes (Fjord) || IKON
Hair: The Italian Job (Blondes) || Vanity Hair
Ears: Steking Ears (Season 5; set to Elf) || Mandala
Hands: Avatar Enhancement Hands (Elegant) || Slink
Feet: Avatar Enhancement Feet (Mid) || Slink
Nails (hands): Mesh Nails (Slink Elegant) || ZOZ
Nailpolish (hands): Wild Summer 2015 Polish || ZOZ || FashionTropic (opens July 7th)
* Must have ZOZ Mesh Nails for this polish
Nailpolish (feet): Tropical Nails || MUA || FashionTropic (opens July 7th)
Eyeliner: U-Color-It Bold Liner (Thin Set) || Madrid Solo
Outfit: Fleur (Etre Aux Anges Collection) || Lyrical Bizarre
* Includes Corset, Panties, Pearls, Collar, Garter, & Back Piece (called ‘chest piece’)
Jewelry: Hibiscas Falls || Moondance Boutique || FashionTropic (opens July 7th)
Pose (photo 1): Phenomena 04 || Ma Vie
Pose (feature/photo 2): Star 04 || Ma Vie
Pose (photo 3): Revealed 02 || Ma Vie
Location: MIC Imagin@rium
Blogging Tune: “LG FUAD” – Motion City Soundtrack