Putting together something for nearly every day of the year is not always easy. Some blog posts write themselves, and, others, well...it's like pulling teeth through my nostrils. I just try to keep things consistent and true to my own values and true to what I think you might want to read. I try to keep my posts short, sweet, and to the point. I try to throw in a little humor where I can, and I try not to tie up too much time. If I can't do something succinctly, I'm not going to do it at all here. I don't have the time to write it, and you don't have the time to read it. Many times, I'll start banging out a blog post and realize it's going nowhere. Those posts end up on the editing room floor, so to speak. You never see them.
Why I'm having this introspective streak? Well, I honestly don't know where this blog is going from here, and that is ok. I feel as if we have accomplished a lot together, but I honestly wonder what more could we do? What is the next step? Frankly, I wonder sometimes why anyone cares what I have to say or what makes people stop by over breakfast, a cup of coffee, or whenever you read me.
What's funny is that every time I feel that way, I get a comment or an e-mail or I meet someone that keeps me going. Before I went to Bru yesterday, I met someone that told me they read my posts everyday. It honestly humbles me each time I hear those comments from someone I've met or, in yesterday's case, someone I've never met before. That's like a rush of hot air into my balloon, and I rise on that energy.
Anyway, enough blog soul searching. I just want you all to know how much I appreciate your readership no matter where you come from, how you found me, or whether or not we know each other. The fact that you take a part of your day to read my ramblings here is extremely appreciated.
I'm not going anywhere for a while, and I don't know what's next. This blog will always be an integral part of what I do as a political commentator. As long as you keep reading, I'll keep writing.
In the words of Tom Bodett, "We'll leave the light on for you."