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in a rut

Friday,  08/08/08  05:47 PM

stuck in a rutI find myself in a rut.  I've been visiting the same old blogs and websites - via RSS - for months, actually, for years.  I like them all, mostly, and they link to a lot of other blogs and websites, but still, I am in a rut.  I need to branch out, find some new blood. 

I discovered my rut by happening by chance across a whole lot of nothing, Matt Haughey's blog.  Hey, I like this stuff!  And I used to visit it regularly.  But now, never.  How many other great blogs are there "out there"?  Literally thousands, I would think, there are quite a few lots of nothing out there.  And unless I happen upon them by chance, I'll be missing a bunch of great stuff.

Okay, so I'm in a rut, and I want to get un-rutted.  One thing I really can't do is burn a lot of time; I already spend inordinate amounts of time reading blogs and telling y'all about them :)  And I don't really want to give up on my current population of sites, although I must admit some of them are basically dead, and others are pretty boring.  Hmmm...

Okay, here's my plan, we'll see whether this works.  Every day I'm going to try to find one new blog that I like.  I'll subscribe to the feed, and tell you about it.  After a week we'll decide whether to leave the blog on the island.  And if we do, I have to kick at least one old blog off, to make room.  Anyway that's my plan, stay tuned!


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