Blog Slacker Right Here

I feel like such a blog slacker. I haven’t blogged in almost a week. I could say it’s for good reasons: 1) We had Christmas early since the kids will be at their dad’s this year.

2) My son has been having major tantrum meltdowns that require a ton of attention and energy (and future counseling).

3) My son also developed a fairly high fever over the last two days and I’ve been up around the clock tending to him.

4) My daughter got a new music box and she’s playing it incessantly. Swan Lake is now a loop in my brain and affecting my writing mojo.


I could use all of those as an excuse, but mostly I haven’t blogged because I just didn’t feel like it.

I did have a dream where I gave up my ‘online presence’ entirely. No blogging, Facebook or Twitter. Suddenly, friends had no idea what I was up to. I became a mystery once again. People started wondering: “whatever happened to Tanya”. It was a great feeling to be missed and wondered about. Then I got an email that said: “Tanya, 75% of the ENTIRE WORLD relies on your blog for writing angst and dip recipes. Stop dinking around.”

I woke up sweating, but still had no idea what to blog about.


So I’m here. Busy week. It’s peculiarly lacking the Christmas Spirit, but I blame the lack of snow for that, PMS and probably something to do with the planets.

I will eventually answer the questions I received on Facebook, but frankly, I don’t know if I’m smart enough to talk about what kind of cow balls are ‘better’ or why it’s called “Real Housewives of Orange County” when they’re not ‘real’, ‘housewives’, OR living in a place with lots of oranges.

These questions hurt my head. Right now, all I can really think about is disconnecting from the computer and curling up with a book. I know that 75% of the world is counting on me for blogs, so I’ll be back. But first I’m going to take a massive….nap.