Yep, it’s a blog. Up and running. Yippee. And so it begins.
Already you are now asking yourself:
- What’s this blog for?
- Do we really need another blog?
- Who is this guy?
- If a blog remains unread, does it still suck?
The answers are:
- I don’t know.
- Some schmoe.
OK, ok... the real answers are:
- I really don’t know. You’re such a peach for
asking so nicely. If I had to guess, though... maybe it has something
to do with my trying something new, or maybe it’s a way for me be
social in a geeky way. There may be techincal content. Or maybe it’s
just a way to expose my own thoughts that I should keep to myself.
Let’s shed some light on ‘em and see if they don’t scurry away, shall
- No, but we don’t need most of the others, either. There’s a lot of
junk out there. Most blogs are self-serving, self-involved, personal
props. There must be a balance somewhere. I have a poor sense of
- My name is James. I believe in Jesus; I attend church. I write
code, and I vote. I love my family and friends; I like frothy pints; I
like sharing frothy pints with friends. I ride a bicycle; I hike; I
play Ultimate and Disc Golf; I love football. I read some; I am not a
writer (yet). I like good music, and I seek it out, though I am not
much of a musician. Most of my thoughts are jumbled messes (yearning to
- Look, I’m trying here. Or, I will try. Or, at least, I will try
better than I tried before. The easiest thing in the world to do is to
suck at something. And I have lots of suck-cess. Oh, yes, there will be
grammatical mistakes, typos-a-plenty, and disjoint thoughts or
arguments that seemed like a good idea at the time. But it’s just
practice, people. Bear with me.