I don’t want to blog.

I realize that my choice of title is a bit strange for a first blog post, but it’s the truth – I’m not yet convinced that I actually want to blog. I’ve stubbornly avoided it for years and a part of me is pained that I have finally caved. I enjoy writing but could never decide on a topic to focus on – still haven’t figured that one out.┬áThat’s ok though because at this point there is a grand total of zero readers, so I think they will be 100% satisfied with whatever I decide to write. We shall see. I may not know exactly where this thing is going, but I can predict a few topics that will appear – all lightly dusted with a smattering of sarcasm because it is my second language: UX design (and design in general) – hazard of the trade. Side projects – I get bored easily. The Midwest – my favorite fly-over states. Fast pitch softball – also known as the best sport ever. Photography – my favorite hobby. Some other things to note: Proper grammar is a firm suggestion, not an absolute requirement. I’m not writing an academic essay here. If I was, you could expect long words when short ones would due and an overabundance of my beloved semicolon. For this blog, however, I’m not going to completely nerd-out on my grammar checking, especially since sometimes proper grammar sounds just plain weird. I tend to exaggerate when retelling stories, mainly because I don’t remember details. It’s anything but subtle. For example, if I ever say it was 47,000 degrees outside...