Hennessy's View

Domine, non sum dignus

We Interrupt This Program …

I am scaling back my blogging.

I spend about 1-2 hours on most posts. That’s writing, researching, photo editing, etc. It’s time consuming. It’s also worth the effort.

Blogging is an opportunity cost, too. Every hour I spend blogging is an hour I’m not doing anything else. The things I’m not doing include:

  * admiring my wife
  * talking to my kids
  * catching up with friends
  * advancing my career
  * cleaning up my office
  * changing my underwear
  * cheering on the Blues (or Cardinals or Rams)
  * working out
  * washing my car
  * fixing that door that doesn't open right
  * training my dogs to make a proper CC and club soda
  * paying bills
  * answering emails
  * blowing the leaves out of the garage
  * hunting copperheads and rattlesnakes (we have both out here)
  * visiting my parents

At the same time, I’m scaling back some other political activity to focus on two important issues:

  * Municipal courts
  * Grassroots strategy

I’ll still post blogs. Maybe more than I have been. But the posts will be short, personal, and even more opinionated than they have been.

I’m sure I’ll return to the long form blog in future. After 5 years of this activism, though, I need to bother some other people in my life.

In the meantime, keep the faith. Own your own life. And work for your interests, not your positions.


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