Bleh. Mondays. I hate Mondays. We should just skip them all together; make it a part of a regular 3 day weekend. Think about it: happier workforce, better quality of life, & Monday’s will no longer be the most despised day of our week!
As I am sure you have all no doubt noticed, I took a much needed month-long away from the blog-o-sphere… In all honesty, I’ve been having a tough time trying to sort out what I want to do with this blog. I love — LOVE! — the super awesome geeky crafts when I get a chance to do them, & the Geek Month last year was an incredible amount of fun. I do still plan on doing Geek Month this year (in August, to coincide with YouTube’s Geek Week), & I have some super fun stuff planned for September, plus the holidays.
My main disappointment… well, it’s a couple of things, really. One: I feel like I don’t get enough response from readers. I know, I know, it’s not really important, or it shouldn’t be… but it kinda helps one feel motivated, you know? The weirdo thing is that I *have* a fairly steady readership!! I have my awesome stats page to prove it! A lot of the people coming in are directed from other blogs I follow or TX Women’s (from my guest post pages). No one comments, though… It’s not super stressful, though, not as bad as…
I never seem to have enough time. Seriously, this is the single most upsetting thing in my life. I have a steady job Monday through Friday, 8-5. When I get home, it’s clean house, work on orders for my Etsy shop or for the upcoming vendor fairs I’ll be hawking my wares at. Saturdays are filled with D&D goodness (which is a nice break from work but I still don’t get to do crafting!), & it’s just…aaah! Does anyone else feel this way? Honestly…it’s…it’s insane. I have been working on a system, though, so I think I’ll be able to start doing something each week, but if not, I’ll still have something to post. Which leads me to my next (semi)big announcement:
Revamping the blog. “”AGAIN?!” you’re probably thinking. Don’t worry, nothing drastic — what I plan on doing, for now at least, is making this site less about the geeky crafts I do & focusing more on my experience through life as a geek who also happens to craft. xD Hehe!
So what does this mean for the blog? Nothing, really. I’m going to post at least once a week, though what day who knows. I’ll also try to get some more Treasury Tuesday posts, along with a nifty badge for those who get featured. (Those are some of my highest viewed pages. Thanks for telling me to keep with it, Sevi.) I’ve finally learned how to make a budget for our household expenses, so now I’m teaching myself to mind a budget for my time.
Man, being grown-up sort of sucks sometimes.
But hey, I get to drink whenever I want to. Speaking of, check back later this week for my awesome Mustache Margarita post & recipe! 😀
— Elise M. Gross