Monday, July 7, 2014

Life Updates, Why I Took a Break, and Coming Back

I realize in the past two years that this blog hasn't been on the top on my priority list and that fact is just sad. Of course high school is busy, but this blog brings me so much joy, and I shouldn't have let life get in the way of doing something that I love. Well, with high school behind me, I'm happy to start updating the blog again.

I'm happy to report I'll be headed off to University in the coming fall as an English major at Oregon State University. I may even begin doing a series where I talk about my different required readings at college and maybe even a classics series! I just feel like there are so many classics out there that I should have already read and haven't.

Though I haven't read much lately, I've started a few books and even started listening to an audiobook, so hopefully I can begin sharing with you guys about what I'm reading and what I think.

I know this isn't the first time I've claimed I'm "coming back", but hopefully I can prove to myself and you guys that this time is different. :)


Bellas Shelf said...

I was about to leave a comment on a review you wrote & the title to this post caught my eye, I can relate. A lot.
I adore my blog, but life got in the way & I made my blog my last priority & lost all the momentum I built up.
There are SO MANY good blogs that its easy to get lost in the mix should you go offline for awhile.
It can be a battle sometimes to keep yourself seen.
My health kept me offline a lot over the last 6 months or so & I feel bad I lost that momentum. Like I mentioned earlier.
You have an uber cool blog here. The design is awesome, you are a good writer. Just wanted to give you the compliment I was going to write in the other
I am new here BTW & I am grabbing your button. I dont have a scrolling button marquee, but I am creating a page just for the buttons I grab (like yours).
Have a great rest of the weekend!

Alexis Ladig said...

This made my day! I try not to get discouraged, but it can be hard sometimes. I'm trying to find a balance in my life right now, but I want to make sure this stays a part of my life. Even if I'm only writing for me, I want to keep it up. :)

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