Blogging on Blogging. How quaint! (Updated)
Truth is, I'm finding that so many bloggers experiencing the winter doldrums at the same time makes Margalit a depressed blogger. I've read so many "I'm sick, the kids are sick, the dog is sick, the roof is leaking, my plumber sucks, I can't sell my house, I can't find a house to buy, I'm too fat to fit into my clothes, food is my enemy, I hate taking medication, I need medication, my doctor is a moron, my husband is a moron, my professor is a moron, the entire world is filled with morons" posts I'm about to keel over and cry uncle.
OK, I get it. The world is sucky right now. It is for me, it is for you, it is for everyone. Those of us in the USA are getting our collective asses kicked by a government so corrupt you can't even believe they have the nerve to show their faces. Oh, I forgot, they're above the law.
We're fighting a war that is doing nothing other than wearing us down, making us all sad and depressed and feeling hopeless.
Our planet is getting hotter, the polar ice caps and melting, and nobody wants to take any steps to remedy the situation. Because, 'the scientists are lying' according to the government of oil producers and greedy landowners.
We need good news. We need something positive that will get our collective egos in gear and make us feel better about ourselves and the world around us.
We do not need more celebrity mistakes, more family tragedies on the news, no more missing children and dead mothers and boyfriends with guns. It's enough of that crap. We need to have something to hold onto. Something that is going to make us joyous. Something that will being back good vibes. We need hope. We desperately need hope.
But until something appears on the horizon to give us hope, let's all call a complaining truce. Do you think we can do it? How about some positive things going on in our lives? Maybe just for a week. A week of happy, funny, upbeat stuff. No complaints. No sadness. Looking for the glass half full, for once. I'm not asking for Pollyanna. Just think of the positive feelings you get when you hear or read good news. Why not try, for just a week, to spread that forward to our readers. If each of us said nice positive things, thought happy thoughts, reached out and looked inward for what makes us content, what makes us happy, what brings us joy, and then share that, wouldn't that be fun for a change?
I'm going to try it. I encourage others to do so as well. Tell me if you post something positive and I'll link to it!
And oh, have a great weekend!
(Update) I screwed myself. I now have to put a positive spin on two huge pools of vomit on my living room floor. OK... um, I just washed the floor twice and it looks sparkling clean! (Even if it still stinks to high heaven.) Because... it's another weekend with two sick kids. Yippee. Isn't life awesome? Stumble It! JBlog Me