My youngest daughter, Becky informed me that I write way too much and too often. There was only so much to write about and some of my posts were just plain nonsense. “Why do you have to write about Dad’s glasses and his shoes?” – Of course, I replied – “because it’s FUNNY!” Plus, unbeknownst to her and her Dad – he has developed quite a following. Yes, Pat has his own ‘groupies’ – too bad he doesn’t even know it!
As for writing too much – is there really such a thing? I know that I have slacked off in recent weeks, due to moving into a new house – and just being too tired to remember who I am and how to spell my name, much less actually write a post – but too much writing? I don’t think so.
Every time I write something, I think of new things – new words to use, new ideas to share, new stories to tell and definitely new ways to tell them!
I think what Becky was actually saying is that I write too much about the FAMILY and she is afraid some embarrassing stories might surface about her and be shared with the world (even though that world is confined to the few people who read my blog!). Unfortunately for Becky, even if I don’t write specifically about her – there will be times when the embarrassment will spill over from a story about her siblings or her father. That’s just part of being in this crazy, dysfunctional bunch. She should be more afraid of the fact that I don’t write anything down that I haven’t already shared verbally with more than a few people – and those are people she might actually meet some day! Silly girl – there are more things to fear than the written word – such as your mother’s overactive mouth!