Yesterday I found out that a special item I sold on ebay, a collection of vintage cards I had cherished for many years and sold to a very excited buyer was stolen directly from a USPS blue mailbox. I won’t go into the details but it’s a new pattern here in my area. While I can certainly file an insurance claim the cards can’t be replaced and now there is a very disappointed buyer (and seller!). I have been hitting roadblocks in my re-entry into my line of business, one of which I shared here, that are part of this bizarre and discouraging world that I don’t recognize compared to four years ago.
I enjoy blogging and more so those of you who have taken the time to comment or message me privately. However I no longer enjoy putting myself out there for hundreds of lurkers. The world is getting weirder by the day. Because of that I will be taking a break and it’s possible I will return on a subscription basis only similar to Patreon. I’ve been ad-free for over four years, I don’t shill products other than my own creations so I can remain indie and speak my mind. Continuing to pay annual blog fees and sharing my time, effort and heart to offer free hate or love reads to the public is unsustainable for me. I’m just burned out on blogging right now.
I’ll still be posting pics, stories and little blurbs on Instagram. If you want to be alerted when I return here you can subscribe. Thank you to those who have been with me all this time, even my earlier blogs, and have continued to support and encourage me! Also thank you to new readers who have left kind comments! The world needs more people like you. You are important and make a difference.