Thursday, August 24, 2017
State of the Blog 2017
However, I have generally avoided music as a blogging topic for The Armchair Squid. I believe strongly in a compartmentalized life (apparently a typical Gen X trait). As music takes up so much of my professional, family and personal time, it's nice to write about other things as a diversion. I include musical details from time to time but the main subjects of my posts have been other topics.
One of the most gratifying blogging projects I've ever completed, though, was 30 Songs in 30 Days with Mock back in the summer of 2011 (read here). I still go back and read those posts from time to time. Knowledge, devotion and sincerity all certainly contribute to quality of material, if I do say so. As such, I think it's time to take a chance and make music a more prominent part of my blog.
I have a few more weeks with The Clone Wars, after which there will be a few changes to the posting schedule. The family adventure posts will move to Tuesdays and music posts will begin on Fridays, except, of course, the last Friday of the month which is still dedicated to the Cephalopod Coffeehouse. I'll continue to review other books as I finish them, too.
Thanks to all of you for stopping by, reading and sharing your thoughts. If you're having half as much fun as I am, we're all doing great. Let's have a great year, folks!