Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Timing Is Everything

So often I'll have great ideas about something I want to share on the blog.  Well, ok, I think they are great ideas.  You don't have to agree.

But.  I'll get these great ideas while I'm busy doing something else. Something that precludes being able to actually share the great blog idea here.  And I'll remind myself to write it all up later on when I can.  And then I never seem to remember.

I've written so many blog entries in my head.  But they never seem to find their way here, into the actual blog.


You'll just have to trust me that I get great ideas about interesting and delightfully riveting things to share.  Because I seem to be good at being in the wrong place at the wrong time and unable to get those ideas written down.

And in case any of you are thinking of possible helps/solutions/things I can do which will help me get more of my great ideas into print, let me tell you about the typical scenario.  Usually - I'm driving.  No chance to type or write a quick reminder.  Not allowed to use a handheld cell phone (for the voice memo feature.)  grrrr

Another typical scenario - I'm at work, and either something someone says or does, or some email I receive, touches me and I think I could share, but I just simply don't have the time right then - combined with my inability to log into anything blogging related courtesy of the IT policy which blocks most websites.

By the time I get home, there's usually so much to do, and not enough time or energy.  So, I think I need to make blogging a priority, setting aside the time and energy to let thoughts flow.  Just deciding to sit down and write something usually results in a mental block the size of Montana.  So just setting aside time isn't enough, unless I have the idea already fomenting, percolating, and ready to burst forth.

I could be wrong, but it seems to me that I need to figure out how to remember the great ideas, and that then the time and priority for writing will naturally evolve.  But I don't know if that's true or if it's a cop-out.  Perhaps the best way to know will be to figure out how to remember the ideas, and then I'll see if the writing flows or not.



  1. I've lost count of how many to me) seemingly fascinating insights or powerful thought processes have come to me while I'm driving. Just like you, once I'm home again and have the time and space to capture them, poooofff....they've vanished.

    If you do figure out how to capture them, please let me know....lol.

    love and hugs xxx

  2. :)
    I'm glad to know I'm in good company.
    And if I figure out how to remember my fascinating ideas I'll be sure to let you know how.
    Of course then everyone will get to see just how fascinating (or not) I really am, lol.