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Why eddyfate.com?

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Now that I’ve made the jump over to a spiffy new WordPress installation, I have a ton of blog ideas that have been backing up on me. However, the first and most logical one to tackle is: Why eddyfate.com? That question has three different facets, which I’ll answer in turn.

Why A Blog?

I’ve been blogging in some form or fashion for about a decade now (back when I started on opendiary). I like blogging. I’ve been asked before why I like posting my thoughts online. Admittedly, I got asked that a lot more before the rise of Facebook and Twitter, but I still don’t have a really good answer for it. I think a lot of it is that I have a lot of very specialized interests, and blogging allows me to share those interests with an audience that might appreciate them. I’ve developed a solid group of friends and peers that can talk intelligently about those interests, but I never really lost the habit of blogging. Plus, it’s a good excuse to write.

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About my emotional meltdown

I originally debated just not talking about this, but I need to get my head wrapped around it, and I do that best when I write things down for other people to read (which explains why I’m a writer, I guess). I then debated being very casual and flip about it, but I’m not there yet. So I’m just going to lay it out straight.

Cut for those who have no interest in my family’s problems.