shutting it down

I’ve been thinking about it for a while now, and I’ve decided it’s time to close down the blog. I simply don’t have the time to do a decent job of updating it, and it’s become just another thing I feel guilty about not doing well.

I started blogging many years ago — it seems like a lifetime ago — and it was an online journal of sorts. I took it down when my life took a drastic turn, and I blogged privately for a time. Eventually I started blogging here.  It’s been a fun run, and I’ve “met” some great folks. Composing blog posts when I’m driving or in the shower will probably remain a habit for a long time.

This domain expires next month, so I’m not sure if it will all go *poof* when I don’t renew.  I’m still posting photos on Instagram, so if you’re interested, you can follow me there.

So aloha and bye y’all!

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6 thoughts on “shutting it down

  1. I’m sorry to hear this, but I sure understand. I rarely get to update mine either, though I fully intend to! As busy as I was during those homeschooling years, I seem to stay busier now than then…….and we are RETIRED!! I hope you’ll still share your books and reading via Facebook; I’ve found lots of good stuff through you!

  2. Oh, this is a shame, as I have enjoyed it and valued it a lot, but I thoroughly understand. (I don’t even think my life has changed that much, but I don’t seem to have the time I once did either – and feel that same angst over not doing blogging well anymore.) Hope you enjoy directing your energy into other pursuits and I shall keep an eye out on instagram!

  3. So thankful to God to have bumped into you even at a late stage and to have enjoyed your writing, wisdom and gentle kindness. And glad there are other means of staying in touch in a small way.
    Mx

  4. Dear Anne, Although we never met and it’s unlikely that you would even recognize my name, I do want to say thank you and goodbye. I started reading your blog way back when you were in Hawaii- and have followed you via my blog feed ever since. Your thoughts have been good food for me. I pray all grace and peace for you and yours as you continue to journey through life. Much joy and many blessings, kristy

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