It's not that I don't have more to discuss, it's just that I have this overwhelming desire to deliver quality. My process often begins with me saying to myself, "self, this [whatever the subject happens to be at that moment] would be a perfect topic for the blog." To which I usually reply, "Excellent. I just need to take some photos and spend nine hours laboring over my writing." I've come to realize something: I'm no longer in high school or college and much to the chagrin of English teachers everywhere, I think I can finally drop the MLA format. Now hold on folks: before you grab the torches and pitchforks, I'm not saying that I plan to discontinue citing my sources - I just resolve to be a little more conversational in my writing. I mean, come on, it's not like any of this is being published in a science journal.
Another thing I resolve to do in 2008 is create a list of links to other blogs. Perhaps my lacking this one blog-y aspect explains why the only comments I've received this year were from a friend (Thanks, Dom!), a guy from the UK who clicked "next blog" and a guy whose google alert did it's job. Don't get me wrong, I'm not looking to become a destination on the web - it seems the only way you accomplish that is by photographing celebrities at drive-thrus, trafficking in conspiracy theories or hosting a hardcore porn site. I guess what I'm saying is I'd just like a little more feedback.
So there you have it, my blog resolutions for 2008. Happy New Year!
Photo Caption: Auld acquaintances being forgotten as the shoppers rush by with their treasures: Waterford Crystal's (actual!) Times Square Ball on display at Macy's Herald Square, Monday, November 19, 2007. This New Year's Eve marks the centennial drop of the famous ball.