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Friday, August 31, 2012

Cheating (on my blog)

I have probably, oh...fifteen unpublished blog posts in my line-up.

Some are just titles that I've written down so I won't forget to go back and write the post.  Others are unfinished because for whatever reason, I can't find the inspiration to finish writing the darn thing (or I can't find the picture I am looking for that absolutely must accompany my post!).  Others still will never "go live" - they are my words, mostly written to my children with the intent of being something special I can give them when they're older that the entire Internet Universe hasn't already seen (because you *KNOW* the whole Internet Universe is reading this blog, right?).

But tonight, as I sift through those unfinished blog posts looking for something I can easily wrap up and schedule to post tomorrow (part of my new, self-imposed blogging "schedule" is to have at least two consistent and scheduled posts published each week, and Friday morning is when I intend on one of those posts being published), I am stumped.

I don't have the energy to start from scratch and write about why I don't like it when someone says that parents who don't vaccinate their children are "stupid" (but can we cut the name calling out already, ladies?).  I don't have the right picture to finish my post about all the things I miss from California.  I already wrote two other blog posts today - for two other blogs - and drank a hefty glass of wine and ate too much spaghetti - and my brain is slowly melting away.  OH - and I have just a teeny bit left to read of the final Hunger Games book, so that's kind of calling my name right now, too.

So, what's the point of all this drivel?

Well, I'm going to post another picture.  I want everyone to know that I don't think I'm a photographer.  That my camera could probably take better pictures by itself than with me behind it.  But when I run out of things to say, or more accurately, run out of the energy to say them, I fall back on kid pictures.

It's my version of cheating at blogging.  But sometimes, like right now - it's okay to cheat.  Right?


Besides, it's a really cute dress she's wearing.


And this one has baby toes hiding in the grass.  And we could all use some cute baby toes in the grass, right?

Have a great weekend, everyone!

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8 Comments:

At August 31, 2012 at 1:34 PM , Blogger Shannon said...

I always try for two posts a week, but I never make it. Usually for the same reasons: can't find/haven't taken the right picture, can't figure out how to sum up my thoughts neatly, drank too much wine.....

Adorable baby toes in grass are a fine substitute for a post, though. And I love that dress!

 
At August 31, 2012 at 2:14 PM , Blogger Carrie said...

Yeah, someday maybe I'll get my act together! But not when there's a full box of wine on my counter top...ha!

I love the dress too, it's a hand-me-down and has probably been through a few babies by now. Which makes me love it even more.

 
At September 1, 2012 at 3:52 PM , Blogger Julia P F said...

She's darling and it's your blog and you can publish what you want! Love the new look and new name, especially with the family ties.

 
At September 1, 2012 at 10:29 PM , Blogger Carrie said...

Thank you! It's a work in progress, to be sure...but I feel like it's getting there!

 
At September 3, 2012 at 9:36 AM , Blogger Alison said...

It's totally okay to post pictures of cute babies in adorable dresses ANYTIME. :)

 
At September 3, 2012 at 7:01 PM , Blogger NiƱa said...

That floral dress is so cute... I love it!

 
At September 3, 2012 at 8:10 PM , Blogger Carrie said...

OK good, because sometimes that's all I've got up my sleeve!

 
At September 3, 2012 at 8:11 PM , Blogger Carrie said...

Thank you! I waited all summer for her to be big enough to wear it, and before I know it, it's going to be too cold for it.

 

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