Of course, some of my sprightliness today may come from the fact that it is only a three-day week.
It's called an exit strategy, you dick.
| You scored as Serenity (from Firefly). You like to live your own way and do not enjoy when anyone but a friend tries to tell you that you should do different. Now if only the Reavers would quit trying to skin you.|
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In a brief conversation with montyy0 yesterday, I commented that while I originally started this blog as an outlet for the various different quasi-academic musings on movies and music, over time it has developed more and more into a traditional journal. I still use the LJ to discuss films and film music (and sometimes other types of music) but I've found that as an outlet it helps to express myself in other ways as well. As a result, over time, and without me realizing it, the balance between the art appreciation and the personal material began to change. Now, I scroll down my journal and find that the bulk of it is about myself.
I've never been able to keep a journal before. I had tried, on several occasions, but each time I ended up giving up because I lost interest. It just seemed pointless. I was expecting that to happen almost three years ago when waystone first introduced me to the site. Obviously, that has not happened, and instead the journal has become almost an end unto itself, a hobby as palpable as my mix-making hobby. So what really separates a LiveJournal from a standard one?
Feedback. In addition to offering me an outlet for the various different thoughts floating through my head, it also affords me the opportunity to hear opinions from other people regarding the more difficult issues that I face from time to time. As a result, I rarely ever post private entries. I do have filters, but all one has to do is scroll down my journal to see that I rarely ever use them. Private posts are as pointless as all of those written journals I started and never finished so long ago. They were good for venting, but little else.
Nothing all that naughty ever happens to me anyway, so it's not like it matters...