I thought I would try to start this up again, as it has been many years since I have written an entire paragraph. I blame my own laziness combined with the ease of social media. I’d say I had almost lost the ability to focus on an idea or concept for longer than a few seconds when it came to content. A swipe, an upload, a sentence or two… That’s it. Through the course of this seemingly endless cycle I would experience an overwhelming amount of emotions in a very short period of time. Anger, lust, fear, laughter, jealousy, superiority, inferiority… One could easily see how all of this stuff is designed to keep us comparing ourselves with one another and ultimately feel bad about ourselves. I felt it was time to disconnect a little. Sure, there are elements about it all that I enjoy… I have friends and family I like to keep up on and I have also made many dear friends as a result of my media outlets. However, for the most part, the whole thing isn’t serving me the way it used to. Maybe it’s getting worse or I am getting older and more sensitive… Either way, I am stepping back. I will still update and upload and swipe here and there because it is, after all, fun sometimes! I am just not interested in being a slave to it. Maybe by saying that I am admitting that I was.
I have recently become passionate about a number of new things in my life. I am realizing that I am not the kind of guy who can share his passion or explain his enthusiasm in 140 characters or a single image, hence this new outlet. I don’t want to have to condense or struggle for air among a bunch of ads and comments and arguments and negativity. I just want a space where I can ramble on about things I love and enjoy, people who inspire me and occasionally complain about “how things were better when I was young”.