I don’t know when the last time was I looked at my blogroll.
To be honest, I don’t know when the 1st time was that I did a cleanse, maybe today was the 1st time, whatever the case it was a little soul destroying.
My mother was 87 when she died. There were times when the subject of her friends would come up, often in relation to her moving somewhere more manageable, maybe closer to her friends.
It was times like these that her eyes would gloss over, the tears welling in her eyes.
Her friends of course were gone. The world moves on, time passes, lives end and of course, relative to this post, blogs stop.
Often they just stop.
One of the hard parts about cleansing the blogroll was checking each blog.
There were a couple of bloggers that appeared to have just stopped on their “best post”. They are posts I remember well, even years down the track, posts I a confident received links from WoWInsider, they were just that good.
But… that was it… stopped… gone… but yet, still on my blog roll.
Bring Out Your Dead.
I wouldn’t have looked at the blogroll for a while to come if it wasn’t for Daraiste asking me the other day.
What will happen when you stop blogging… will your posts still be there?
I wasn’t sure what she meant and when I pressed her she responded with.. (more…)