Why I have a personal blog

We're All Just Saying Things on the Internet

This post has been sitting in Drafts for several days. The reason, I've been thinking about it a lot and didn't know if I wanted to publish it. But here we go.

I've been reading Chris Hannah's blog for several years. I found what he wrote about “saying things on the internet” to be very thoughtful. So I want to share it with you.

We're All Just Saying Things on the Internet

I like to think that my blog is just an online representation of myself, my thoughts, opinions, and maybe also just things that I think others may find interesting.

So why would people read my blog?

Well, I guess it's for the same reason that I follow people on Mastodon, why I subscribe to people on YouTube, and why I read so many blogs.

Most of the “content” I consume seems to stem from people going onto the internet to either express their thoughts or share their perspectives. That all seems rather simplistic, but I think it's true.

Does that mean a blog is someone just saying things on the internet? I think that's what I do. I think it's what other people do as well. And I think I like it.

Now on to more current thoughts, is this blog post, me talking to myself, or am I talking to the internet? I'm not sure. But if you've read this far, then you have just caught a small glimpse into what goes on inside my head.

Well put Chris! This is why me and many others have a personal blog.

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