Why do we do what we do?
Not a really good title for this entry but all I could come up with on short notice. Why do I like to blog? I really don't know. Yeah I do know. I always wanted to be like JohnBoy from The Waltons tv show, keep a journal of my life. But I never had the patience as a child to do this. Now, I seem to be better equipped in that department but just have trouble organizing my thoughts into a more organized format. I am continuing to strive to evolve as a person and part of that is putting my thoughts down. I wish I had more time to better organize my thoughts for constructive commentary. There is so much going on in our world and in today's world it is possible for everyone to have a voice, even if no one is there to hear it. I could spend all day every day commenting on things ranging from sports to politics to movies but I just don't have the time. I have always wanted to do everything and ended up not doing anything because I could not decide. I have been learning this over the past 20 years but now I am truly figuring it out. I have to pick something that interests me and stick with that and only that because there just is not the time to do anything else. A year or two ago I read an article about a professor that has spent his life studying Mark Twain. His whole adult life. This was his passion. I want to know so much, learn so much that I can never pick that one thing and focus on it. I have missed so much because I tried to do so much instead of just one thing really well. Now what do I do? If a person picks one thing and strives to be really good at it they will succeed. Even if they don't do it well, they will do it well enough to make a living. I believe this. Where to go now? I have been getting into downloading podcasts and listening to them at work. But I download far more than I can listen to so they pile up. I like Dan Patrick so I listen to him. I need to just do a few instead of trying to get all that there is. But I feel that there will be another one that I will enjoy listening to so I keep downloading. But I will succeed in learning to limit to a few. I will say that the combination of a laptop, wifi, and a coffee shop is a good thing. gotta go to work now.