|Me at lunch this week at a God Awful Restaurant - I know how to pick 'em!|
Recently I have been expanding my horizons. More specifically I have renewed my search for other blogs whose postings I think I would find interesting. I am a very
I also am interesting in reading blogs where people have something to say, gay or straight. One of my earliest favorite bloggers is a straight guy (cute too) who does a Sunday Post. He posts pictures that he has taken with his smart phone during the week. The pictures are eclectic, many of which are of his family. He has a wry sense of humor that I like and I also like seeing photos of his happy family.
Another one of my favorite bloggers is a gay guy who, along with his gay partner have adopted four children. This blogger is an excellent photographer. Most of his pictures are of his kids but I never tire of seeing them because this is another happy family. I like happy families.
I recently discovered another blogger who writes with a biting sarcastic wit of the different absurdities of current events, both political and entertainment. I too see Life as a circus sometimes dominated by self-absorbed politicians and celebrities and hate mongers who hate me just for who I am. Reading his blog postings do something for me, they release my pent up rage against some aspects of life.
Of course I also read the blog postings of my longtime personal friend who I've known since third grade. He is an excellent writer and he tells a story of his daily adventures in everyday living like no one else can. He also writes poetry but poetry is something that I never "got" but other than that, he is one of my regulars.
Then there is one of my very favorite bloggers (he's a favorite of many). He lives in Arizona and he dispenses gentle observations of life. I always feel good when I read his blog postings. He is a delight and he makes my life more bearable. He's cute too.
There is one fly in the ointment though. Because lately I have been expanding my horizons (so to speak) and reading more blogs and leaving comments on those I think are interesting, I am disheartened by the lack of response of many of those bloggers. To be truthful, I really don't know what to expect. Some of my regular bloggers almost always respond. They don't have to respond to every one of my blogs but it is nice to know someone is reading my blogs. What does surprise me though is that very few bloggers acknowledge comments that I made on their blogs. Maybe it's me. Maybe my comments aren't that interesting (not the first time I will have been told that I'm not ALL THAT). Then again I think it might be my age. I am seventy years old and let's face reality friends, most gay men under the age of fifty are scared shitless of OLD GAY MEN. I hope that's not the reason because there is NOTHING I CAN DO ABOUT THAT.
So there you go folks. Just a little venting on my part. Just wondering if I should continue to comment on other's blogs. Think I should continue to be a voice in the wilderness? That's the way I feel sometimes.