2008 in Retrospect

Another year has gone by, and once again it is time to look back – using this Blog as extended memory.

The year started with a fire. Most likely caused by a stray New Year rocket, a portion of a farm, close to where I live, burned down on the first day. Luckily no people or farm animals were hurt, but it looked very dramatic with huge flames and lots of fire engines.

February came and went without me having anything intelligent to say about it.

In March I started to think more about Life, The Universe and Everything – or at least of ways to improve my role in all of this: How to navigate through life, and to stop spending so much time worrying about nothing and everything.

In April, I continued my quest to beat inner demons; this time perfectionism.

May was spent on not writing blog posts. But I did manage to write a post about things I had planed to write about – and within the year I did fulfil the plan.

I only made one post in June. And that was just a new excuse for not writing more posts: Me using so much time getting a certification in some of Microsofts products instead of writing here. I did get the certificate. It did not bring buckets of happiness, but it was nice not having to prepare for any more exams.
I also got a new gas boiler, but I never really wrote about all the money I had to spend – money I could have used on travelling and beer.

In July I could tell that I still – almost – had my worrying demon under control.

I did write some posts in August, but probably nothing memorable.

September came with yet another writers block. I could have written about troubles getting a house painted – but instead I spent my time painting a house.

October had some posts that might look a bit more interesting – or not. It started with some personal development: A hint to clean up. This is a rule I still try to live by.
Later came a post about bees and something about making comments (which nobody did).

Then came November, with dark thoughts: Should I continue this blog? I have had difficulties finding inspiration to write new posts – and if nobody makes just a small comment from time to time, it does not make it easier. At the moment I plan to continue, even if I am the only one writing.

At the beginning of December, it looked like yet a month without anything new. But I finally found time, energy and inspiration to write a bit about singing truth, and about the strange ways in the world of blogging.

That was that. I hope to write more in 2009, and to have you visit my blog.