I realize that I’m just not very good at blogging consistently. I love writing, and I need an outlet for it. Blogging has always seemed to work best, but blogging has changed so much since it became popular. It used to be more of just an online journal that your friends read, and maybe a few random people that happened to find you. Now it’s all about SEO and content and making money off of ads and getting followers or whatnot. I kind of wish we could just return to the way blogging used to be, before there was so much pressure and back when it used to just be a place to get all of your thoughts out. It won’t go back to that, I’m sure, but at any rate, I still need a creative outlet. So here I am, trying to catch up.
In my return to blogging over the last few days (or actually weeks, since that’s when I was working on the site redesign), I came across a draft of a blog post that I had started, apparently in September of 2016. I remember working on this post and never posting it, and I can’t believe it has been that long since I started it. While my thoughts have changed a bit, I still decided it was worth it to revisit and post my current thoughts on the subject matter. So, here is the draft of the post I had from back in 2016: