Thursday, December 8, 2011

Snooty Bitch

"Snooty Bitch" was the first thing that crossed my mind when I read the words,"I don't read blogs."   Huh?  "I don't read blogs," what the hell does that mean? Yeah, I know she doesn't read blogs.  But why?  It's not the first time I have heard something of that nature. 

I guess for starters the word "Blog" isn't a very pretty word.  Sounds a lot like blah.  I know some of you are already thinking it, "Shane your's is a blah blah blah blahg."  Ha ha very funny.  Regardless, I do take my writing seriously.  Now where was I?  Oh yeah.  Blog.  I wonder who created the word.

If the aforementioned person was handed a magazine and she read an "article," would she be okay with that?  Blogs seem to get a bad name.  I suppose it's because there is really no definition of what a blog is.  There is a button at the top of this page that says "next blog."  Try clicking on it.  Be prepared.  There are some good blogs but there are some bad ones.  There are a lot of family blogs out there.  I can see why someone wouldn't want to read those unless you know the people.  There are a lot of Christian themed blogs as well.  I've found that some are uplifting while others are just downers.  I guess how good the blog is depends on the blogger. I find Brett Minor's blog very entertaining.  You can go to his blog by clicking on it on the left side of the page.  However, there are some that I find hard to read.  It's probably because I don't know the person.  If the first blog post of mine that you read was " The Return of Bitchy Shane" I could see why you might not want to read my blog again.   Who wants to read somebody bitch all time?  But as you know that's not what my blog is. 

In the end, blogs are hard to define but it is easier to say "this is my blog" rather that to say "these are my articles."   There are some talented people out there.  I suggest you seek them out and become a follower of their blog or start your own blog and make it how you want it.  Becoming a follower, shows the blogger that  you support what they are doing.  By the way, you can become a "friend of my brain" on left side of the page. 

And to the Snooty Bitch, don't be so snooty.  We bloggers are just writers looking for a home.



  1. You may already know this but the word blog is the shortened version of 'web log."

    I put up a posting about my last blog entry on Facebook last week. The one about Mr Rogers fighting Pee Wee Herman. Someone asked me, "So who do you think would win.?"

    I stated, "It's in the blog. Click the link."

    He replied, "Sorry. I don't read blogs."

    I had a similar thought as you. I like this guy, but what does that mean? He is always posting links to sports articles he has just read, so I know he reads things on the Internet. Why does someone draw the line at blogs? It makes no sense. Especially when it is written by a friend of yours.

    And thanks for the mention. I enjoy your blog as well.

  2. I like your blog. Probably because I know who you are. I love to read and I have a hard time putting books down. I have four kids so I really do not invest in books so you are my reading fix. :) I do need to try reading other blogs. READ READ READ blogs, articles, newspapers, and anything you can get your hands on! Reading strengthens your linguistic skills, even if your an adult. - K. Ellis