Walking the Fence Line
Bonnie Bird

Losing Some of My Feathers

Posted Friday, October 7, 2011, at 12:35 AM
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  • Thank you. I reviewed most everything that I had written so far and realized how off-track I was. I have been feeling a little intimidated from some of the opinions and this has cramped my imagination somewhat.

    David told me yesterday to shake it off and this is my way to do just that.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Fri, Oct 7, 2011, at 7:32 AM
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    I'm another one who always reads your blogs. I do try to comment, but I lose time lately it seems.

    And like you, I've lost a bit of the 'drive' it takes to sit down and blog. I absolutely love to write, and I'm sure it will come back to me.

    I am human, and though I've had a great summer,...heck, I've had a great life. This summer has posed it's difficulties, nonetheless. We've had some illnesses, and some injuries, and just an overall, well, Life I guess you could say. Ever the optimist, I think it will pass, and indeed it will. A bit of recovery time is just needed from time to time.

    I look forward to meeting all of us, and having a bit of social time.


    -- Posted by jessiemiller on Fri, Oct 7, 2011, at 2:10 PM
  • Me too.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Fri, Oct 7, 2011, at 2:26 PM
  • Keep at it girl, I love your blogs and will try to remember to leave a comment to show I was here. I sort of know how your feeling due to certain things going on right now. I'll get it into words when the words are ready.

    -- Posted by royincaldwell on Fri, Oct 7, 2011, at 3:17 PM
  • Thank you everyone, I think I got my purpose back. I just needed to put it out there and see where I needed to go next.

    I look forward to introducing a few more thoughts and keeping my feathers dry.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Sat, Oct 8, 2011, at 11:24 AM
  • Keep it going even if you ruffle a few feathers :)

    -- Posted by MsMarylin on Sat, Oct 8, 2011, at 12:47 PM
  • I just started reading the Mountain Home blogs. This one seemed very self absorbed.

    -- Posted by spahgretty on Sat, Oct 8, 2011, at 6:39 PM
  • You sure sound familiar.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Sat, Oct 8, 2011, at 7:59 PM
  • Well spahgretty, you should check her archives and then you might understand what's going on.

    -- Posted by royincaldwell on Sat, Oct 8, 2011, at 7:59 PM
  • I thought I would leave that comment for you. Anybody that doesn't like our blogs can go pound sand!

    -- Posted by royincaldwell on Sat, Oct 8, 2011, at 8:01 PM
  • Thanks Roy,

    I think that the troublesome commentators change their monikers as much as they change their clothes.

    They don't seem brave enough to start their own blogs, but really want to wreak havoc with someone elses.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Sat, Oct 8, 2011, at 8:05 PM
  • Amen!

    -- Posted by royincaldwell on Sat, Oct 8, 2011, at 8:29 PM
  • I should sound familiar because when I asked if the previous blog was an advice column you almost bit my head off. I'm sorry. Your blog was totally not self absorbed!

    -- Posted by spahgretty on Sat, Oct 8, 2011, at 10:18 PM
  • Sorry, we just have had a rash of people coming in and not just commenting on the blogs,but trying to change our writing styles and "improve" us.

    so I have been a little sensitive since then.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Mon, Oct 10, 2011, at 7:30 AM
  • Oh, there are just some days, when you don't feel too tough and want someone else to stand up for you. It wouldn't always be a blog but the circumstances of your present life.

    But some comments are like the sting of bees and I am allergic to bee stings.

    I don't like to lose my temper and I have a couple times. Also, I needed to put into words what I was feeling about my purpose for this blog.

    I am such a baby about criticism and really, I need to have a thicker skin.

    I appreciate all of the support and for the most part, I can see where everyone is coming from even though I don't agree with the way that they deliver their responses.

    It is kinda like someone telling you that your dog is ugly and then proceeding to boss you around on how to make the poor mutt more appealing.

    I sweat because this is one of the few creative outlets where I am very aware that my words affect others.

    We all have our methods for coping in life and like I said, losing my friend Susan has made me a little more sensitive to well-meaning comments.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Mon, Oct 10, 2011, at 9:05 PM
  • Always read and always enjoy.

    -- Posted by skeeter on Tue, Oct 18, 2011, at 6:41 PM
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