Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Life Is Short

Goddammit.  Grab the bull by the horns!  Welcome to my third iteration of my original blog, Out of the Lotus.  I've been writing that blog since December 2005.  Another lifetime ago.  How many seconds would that be?  86,400 x 365 x 8.5.  There you have it.  A lot of time.

Why is this the third go-round, you ask?  I have an unwanted lurker on my first two blogs, and no matter how hard I try to ignore their presence, there they are.  And I feel intruded upon.  And I'm fed UP I tell you!  Life is too god damned short to be jerked around by such ridiculousness, but there you have it.  So, if you're reading this, there's a good chance I sent you a message.  Welcome back.  If you found this randomly, welcome to you, too!  I tend to write about politics, the gay agenda, human rights, poetry, photography, my family and especially my grandson.  I try to stay interesting, though I don't always succeed.  But, I do write what I please, and that's really what 86,400 Seconds is all about.  Carpe Diem.

Let the new blogging commence, and if that lurker returns, well, I just may give up blogging for good.  Sucks, doesn't it?  I don't mind people reading my blog (obviously, or I wouldn't blog)  -- I'm pretty self-revelatory and unabashed about putting my life out there.  It's just this one certain personCurses on you, she-devil!

Pest, be gone! 5 natural ways to make my blog pest free:

  1. change the name
  2. change the url
  3. don't list other blogs I read for awhile
  4. don't post comments on blogs that she knows I read (for awhile)
  5. pull blogs I read off my archived blogs so I can't be followed
I'm giving it a go and hope that you'll join me.  Wish me luck!


  1. I hope you stay well hidden from your lurker. Good luck with it. I like the new blog.

  2. We are with you and beside you, good friend.There is safety in our numbers. An addition to the list above:

    6. don't give in to trolls

    Ditto from Robin- you have a nice look and feel going on here.

    1. thank you gentlemen, I appreciate your support more than you know. Onward!

  3. Love the bank of time concept. Will be here to merge with your seconds every now and then.

  4. Thanks, Leigh. Glad to have you along for the ride.

  5. We are here and with you xxxxxooooo MandT & Bodhi Dog

  6. I will be here to read but guess I don't dare list you on my blog roll as if someone is trying to find where you are, that's the way to go to blogs you have been reading. Makes it tough but you know you can do a private blog and only have it open to those you choose.

  7. It's a nice new blog! Didn't know what was going on, but that's fixed. ;)


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