I have been contemplating/asking this question for some time to myself, as well as to the bloggers out there. No clear answers, however some fuzzy thoughts started to emerge when I sat down with my spiral steno pad with the title, WHY THE BLOG?
There are three parts (answers) to this blog entry to explain my thought processes: First, the reason for diving into three parts to this entry is to eliminate the painful process of completing one long blog entry, and the second is to create the illusion of having more entries to this very new and bare blog. Here is my first reason to that very important WHY question….
PART 1: To Record: Asking the question, “why” to creating this blog has not been a productive one. Running an architecture firm with many daily activities such as designing, going to job site, meeting clients, fighting contractors, and then to top it off with adding another huge project, this BLOG does not seem like a sensible thing to do.
However, my sensible approach to work has been tested about a year ago when I happen to read my old diaries which were written over ten to fifteen years ago. To read and remember what I was going through at that time was an eye opening experience due to not only writing down my thoughts, but also keeping the diary. I was grateful to myself for keeping two boxes of my life that reveal a big part of my thoughts at the time…..which became a crucial source in illustrating how my life developed over the years. It is time to start recording my life again…