And so I’m back from outer space…

This has been a strange sort of year, and as the months drip by and we pass through the time between each season I always feel a little ‘out of sorts’. I’m sure I’ve written about this kind of thing sometime before. And so with all this strangeness going on, it seems that I’ve once again been missing in action from here more than I ever intended to be. Thanks to all those who have continued to drop by and leave a comment or two…my apologies for not always getting back to you.

Writing is such a funny thing to do…and not funny in a comedic way, more funny in a why do we do this sort of thing to ourselves kind of way. You know how it is.

So much time spent in crafting the perfect arrangement of words, then wishing them all the best on their journey before we release them to the world…and then the cycle begins again.

At times it can be difficult to find the patience for this careful crafting and hard to maintain focus and motivation for long periods of time…but therein lies the challenge.

So anyway, what I am really trying to say in far too many words, it that I hope to be back for a while, but you never can tell when the winds will change again.


  1. Pamela

    Thanks so much for stopping by our place today. I have enjoyed perusing your site very much, and am glad you are back to blogging. Edward and I shall return!

    Happy Weekend, and you are welcome over at our site anytime!

  2. christine

    Tracey, thanks for reading my poem an d for your kind words.

    I relate so well to this post, and also to your ‘about’ page. I became a school teacher because I thought it would give me the afternoons free for writing. Well, that never happened! I wrote in my little journals, but never shared my work, until the last year or so.

    Hope to read more of your stories and see more photos.

    christine’s last blog post..Tree Bardo

  3. Paul

    Yayayayayayaya you’re back. I missed you. I understand we should not be too greedy of your time but it is soayayayaya that you are back. (And after all this time I still remembered the answer to the quiz question, hello Tracey,

  4. roentarre

    You have captured the scenery very well

  5. Jo

    Ooops, I forgot to name the blog. Good to see you back, I look forward to reading…… J

    Jo’s last blog post..Morph

  6. Tracey

    Hi Pamela – Thanks for your return visit. I’ll be sure to pop over again soon.

  7. Tracey

    Hi Christine – It’s always a pleasure to meet a like-minded reader and writer. I think as long as we keep writing in some form or another, that is the most important thing to maintain…either that or somehow miraculously extend the number of hours in the day. Thanks for your visit.

  8. Tracey

    Hey there Paul – Thanks so much for your kind words of encouragement. It’s really nice to be back in the land of the blog living again (and really nice to stop by your blog once again). It is always a pleasure to have you stop by (and be astounded at your perfect memory).

  9. Tracey

    Thanks for that roentarre…

  10. Tracey

    Hi there Jo – Thanks for coming back. I’m really looking forward to catching up on what’s been happening on everyone else’s blogs since I’ve been MIA.

  11. Ricardo

    Well, I am GLAD to see you back and understand that sometimes you need to step away and tend to other matters. I hope all is well.

    Ricardo’s last blog post..A Night with Tom Tom Club

  12. Tracey

    Hi Ricardo – And I’m so glad to see you visiting through here as well! It’s nice to be back blogging, but I think it’s much nicer to catch up with blogging friends.

    I’ll drop by your blog place again very soon. Thanks for stopping by.

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