Announcing: Operation RTPTIFG!
I miss The Pond. I miss the way it was around here. A vibrant group of readers that I collectively called "The Pond Scum." Mildly clever writing about occasionally interesting subjects. A laugh or two along the way. Times were good, things were fun, and I had a blast.
...and then a series of things happened to derail the happytrain. I got promoted at the Bookstore, which took up more of my time. Then I got fired from the Bookstore which, while it gave me back all that time (and more!), sent me into a slide that ended up in a deep depression. Then I was hired by a job where I spend all my time in front of a computer. Then SDB passed away, something that hit me harder than I expected or realized. The good times were gone.
Well, no more.
Today, I'm putting into motion Operation RTPTIFG (Restore The Pond To Its Former Glory). Beginning this weekend, I am going to create time to write here at The Pond. The plan is at least five days a week, there will be a new post. Now, it may very well be a short thing, a Random Anime Picture or something of that sort, but there will be something. I may not be able to regain all that has been lost... blogs in general appear to have faded, eatenby the twittermonster... but I'm sure as hell gonna try.
Together we can make The Pond great again!
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I'm cheering for you, man. You can do it!
Posted by: GreyDuck at August 03, 2017 08:27 PM (rKFiU)
As long as there's so much stuff, that when an attempt at humor ends up tapdancing on a minefield doesn't cause too much grief. Because that kind of second-guessing puts a real crimp on cracking irreverent jokes.
Posted by: Mauser at August 03, 2017 09:22 PM (TYvUn)
Posted by: Wonderduck at August 04, 2017 12:22 AM (BCjxQ)
Posted by: jabrwok at August 04, 2017 02:52 PM (wKZS0)
Posted by: Goose at August 04, 2017 03:18 PM (iYWo9)
Dammit, now I'm gonna look like a slacker again.
Posted by: Ben at August 05, 2017 04:31 PM (S4UJw)
Hey, I resemble that remark, Ben!
Posted by: ubu at August 10, 2017 06:18 AM (SlLGE)
Still reading, though commenting less. Good luck.
Posted by: HC at August 13, 2017 08:33 PM (3ZPmr)
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