Tuesday, April 14, 2009

the similarities of blogging and making an egg salad sandwich

i have now celebrated my one year blog-iversary.
and i didn't even realize it.
when i first started this blog,
i wanted to use it as a space to explore my relationship with my art through words and images.
and like many other things i tend to do,
i strayed a bit.
because lately i've been hiding behind images more and not using many words.
this is a bad habit of mine.
i listen more than i talk.
which is a good thing, because i'm a social worker
and i should be listening more than i'm talking.
but somewhere along the way
i stopped giving much effort to my words.
i've become lackadaisical about saying much.
and i need to quit it.
so that i can challenge myself to grow a bit more.
because i always need to grow.
coming to this realization, means i will be putting more effort into saying personal things
and not just throwing images around.
kind of like making an egg salad sandwich.
you have to crack open those eggs first,
and then you throw in the good stuff and mix it around.
and no matter which way you slice the bread
either diagonally or straight up and down,
you have married bread and egg salad.

all that to say, i am going to make more egg salad sandwiches in this space of mine.
starting now.


PSUMommy said...

I look forward to hearing what you have to say.

Char said...

I love egg salad, especially on fresh soft bread. And I like your words - like today, I learned what you do in this crazy world.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations, and I'm looking forward to more egg salad.

3yearshousewife said...

A lady of few words...I didn't really realised it until this entry. Anyway, would love to hear more...

Grey Street Girl said...

What a great way to think of it. I'm looking forward to what you're going to be cooking up here. ;)

Cait said...

Congrads! All the best on all the creativity surrounding you.

Heidi said...

I loved this. You...you have good, smart, insightful, live your dreams kind of words and I look forward to seeing more of them.

clover said...

How ironic that before visiting this blog I ventured over to the old one hoping against hope (as I occasionally do) that maybe you've posted something there. As much as I love your images, I really lap up your stories.

A multi dimensional reason to sit for a while in this space. Let there be much rejoicing!!!

LMN said...

You are funny. And you totally underappreciate yourself and your photos. Those are just as excellent (and sometimes just as personal) as words, though I love your words, too. All this is to say, WE WILL TAKE YOUR EGG SALAD ANY WAY YOU SERVE IT!!!!!!


myinspired♥{sandra} said...

definitely a great way to put it! i look forward to every yummy bit! :)