WordPress has issued a challenge, and I’ve always been a sucker for a challenge. This one is not about posting a blog every day for thirty days, rather a blog a day for the entire year! That is asking a lot, more than I can commit to. I observe the Sabbath every week, so I’m reduced to six days a week for fifty-two weeks. Blogging six days a week might be doable (ha), except for the fact that in addition to the Sabbath every week, we observe all the Jewish holidays. Add another thirteen days of the calendar year that I cannot blog. That takes me down to about 300 blogs for the year 2011.
But wait, there’s more. I am a grad student, too. Course work must take precedence over this blog (which is why I haven’t been around this site for a while.) I had intended to blog daily during the quarter break, but as luck would have it we are moving to VA and I am up to my ears in boxes and packing. We have two weeks to pack this house and transfer all of our worldly possessions (including a cat) to a new abode, just in time for the beginning of my next quarter!
So, what about the daily blog challenge for 2011? Well, seeing as this is my blog, I can do what I want to do, or not. While I may want to blog daily in the coming year, 2011, that is an unrealistic goal for me. What I can do, however, is give my best shot at blogging at least once a week. That will be fifty-two postings.
This then, is my challenge: 52 blogs in the coming year. My intent is to post a blog each Sunday (subject to change, depending on when postings for my courses are due each week.) I hope you will hang around, check in each week to see how I am doing, offer suggestions and support, or maybe even start your own blog.
Whatever you do, here’s to a fabulous, challenging, fun-filled, rewarding and meaningful 2011 for each of us. . . . now back to the packing!