Because I’ve been buried in editing my latest book — not to mention keeping up with emails, notifications, social network pages, and life in general — I hadn’t noticed that several blogs I’ve been following for years had disappeared from my WP reader. Don’t know why I caught sight of it today, but I’m glad I did, and I’m not a happy camper at the moment.
It took me half a day to reconcile “followers” with “following” — needless time spent that could have, and should have, been put to better use.
I don’t know how the rest of my fellow bloggers feel about following a blog that doesn’t follow back — especially when dialogue takes place within comments — but I don’t have time to keep up with bloggers who show no interest in, at the very least, following me. This has nothing to do with ego and everything to do with how and where I spend my time, which, at present, is spread thin.
However, given that the WordPress Grinch seems to have been very active of late — wreaking havoc with many of our blogs — I’m willing to give the benefit of the doubt for a reasonable amount of time.
I went through my followers list and, hopefully, refollowed all blogs that were removed from my reader. Unless a blog advocates violence, in either text or image, I will always give the courtesy of a follow-back.
If any of you notice that you are following me and I am not following you, please leave a comment so I can rectify this; because, I assure you, it was not intentional on my part. And I’m sure it wasn’t intentional on the part of WP, but they really need to clean up all the program glitches that have been causing so many headaches of late!
End of Tirade
Hoping all of you had a far more productive day than I did. And since I don’t like ending on a sour note, I’d like all of you to know how much I enjoy your blogs. Because I’m so pressed for time right now, I don’t always leave a comment when I visit, but I do at least click “Like” as well as a share button or two.
Here’s to better days on the WP 🙂 Namaste, my friends ❤