Sunday, February 20, 2011

Writing is Hard Work

There are several blog topics ruminating* inside inside my head. The problem is that to say what I want to say in a way that makes sense takes a lot of work, a certain amount of research, thinking and rewriting. These are serious posts, and some will even have charts and graphs. No real reason to write them other than to throw out a few more ideas to, as we say in the cattle business, agitate the fecal masses. Not tonight, though.

In the mean time, for Timmies Fans everywhere...


*A pretty picture for my readers knowledgeable in livestock physiology but the rest of you need not concern yourselves too much.  Just think of a 25 gallon gas bag filled with constantly churning organic matter, foul smelling liquid, billions of bacteria, no oxygen and an occasional belch of CO2 and Methane. 

9 comments:

  1. Churning the fecal masses, eh? I like that. Very descriptive.

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  2. Writing IS hard work. Not just for you, but for us who do it for a living. Glad you're courageous enough to blog, even at the risk of "getting it wrong" at some points. Not that you do, mind you; you're pretty good at "constantly churning organic matter, foul smelling liquid, billions of bacteria, no oxygen and an occasional belch of CO2 and Methane" inside your head.

    Well done, BF.

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  3. I am a master chef when it comes to cooking words with fecal material. Some of my word BBQs have been wonderfully bold, and my shit stews, to die for.

    I have no problem writing. My problem is doing it well. There seems to be nothing out there I don't have an opinion on. If I don't have an opinion, I find one.

    What I think is hard is overcoming the fear of having others read what is on your mind and how well you might present it. I was so concerned about this, I kept my comments turned off for two years. One day I decided that I did not care how it was recieved. I would not only put my words out there, I would allow others to comment on them. Almost always the comments have been positive and encouraging. And because of this and my steady if sometimes erratic routine of blogging regularly, I have noticed my skill set has improved.

    Anyone can write. To write well takes practice. To write words that blow people's socks off, well, I am still looking for that little secret.

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  4. That's why I like blogging....who cares...lol....I like not writing in complete sentences....saying lol...using these little dots...lol...instead of periods.My posts are always better in my head ....

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  5. Sometimes I get a flash of brilliance but not very often any more. I tend to shoot from the hip and it's either a hit or I miss the target by a country mile.

    And Crum watch out TV is looking for something better than making watching paint dry the next reality show. They just might come looking for you.

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  6. Thanks, all. I am working at it. Got maybe half done today or maybe a third.

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  7. For some reason that picture reminds me of a feud between a classmate and a teacher in highschool.
    And the reason that I always take my waterbottle with me.

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  8. Writing, cleaning it is all hard work. You are the people who do their best in order to make others happy.

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