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Old 03-01-2012
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To blog or not to blog,,,? My latest blog entry

I got a good firm talking to last night by my blog boss at Sailfeed. He wanted to know why I was not blogging more. I explained that I didn't have anything I felt needed to be said right now. But he wasn't buying that.

So, I took the dogs for a good long walk in the rain this morning and came back to blog. It's still a work in progress and I plan on getting it in Bristol fashion in the next couple of days. So if you visit it come back again soon and you'll see it in a more polished form. For now it's just an agate in the rough.

Rain, rain, rain. Fine. The weather suits my mood, i.e. wet, soggy and smelly.
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You've got lots we want to hear about Bob - update on Sliver, details on the big custom boat you spoke of here, more historical stuff from your archives - for example, I'd like to know some of the inside info from back when you did Heather for Buchan - why didn't he campaign such a successful boat farther afield?

You've got no end of stuff to blog about, at least from our perspective.
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Thanks. I'll give your suggestions some thought. HEATHER was a very interesting project and a most succesful boat. For a couple of years it was untouchable in the PNW.
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I explained that I didn't have anything I felt needed to be said right now.
Unless you're being paid to provide content, at an agreed to rate of frequency, seems a bit churlish of them to complain.
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Yes, get paid by the hit. And no he wasn't being churlish he was just concerned about my well being in a genuine sort of way. I appreciate his concern. Truth is, sometimes I need a good kick in the ass.
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I see, makes more sense to me now Bob. The "not buying that" gave me the impression I got.

Still and all, it's hard to write if you don't really feel like doing it, or don't feel like you have anything you want to say.
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