Thursday, January 18, 2007

A Little Sugar

The first person I added to my blogroll is Ddot. At the time, my blogroll was not really a blogroll. I replaced his site with the Google site that was hard coded on my original blog. So he was my first on blogroll, and I was the first person who blogrolled him. I know, destiny. What was the chance of those two things happening?

Ddot did some very smart things as a blogger. He had a small blogroll consisting of The Dynasty (7 bloggers) and The Commission (11 bloggers). That's it, and the groups were more exclusive earlier in his blogging career. If you made his list, either you were really talented or, like me, I was the first person to link to his blog. The rumor that I had naked pics of him are completely false. Honest.

Anyway, Ddot posted the following message on January 5th:

Blog Title: State of Emergency...

Blog Entry: What do you want me to do?! I'm Sorry!!! I'm Back!!!!

That is all he wrote. Previous entry was some time in November.

Well, I was thinking about Ddot. You know, when I was a little girl, I ate sugar. But not every day. I would eat sugar, a spoonful, only once in a while. And I loved my spoonful of sugar. I really loved it.

If I ate sugar every day, I am not sure I would have loved it so much. It would have become ordinary. Ddot is not ordinary. Leesa, on the other hand, posts every freekin' work day. Ordinary.

One side note: if I ate sugar by the spoonful every day, I am sure I would have jittered all day or they would have had to roll me around like Violet Beauregarde in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Grandpa Joe: She's swelling up!
Charlie Bucket: Like a Blueberry!
[Violet continues to grow]
Willy Wonka: [to Mrs. Beauregarde] I've tried it on like twenty Oompa-Loompas and each one ended up as a Blueberry. It's just weird!
Mrs. Beauregarde: But I can't have a Blueberry as a daughter. How is she supposed to compete?
Veruca Salt: You can put her in a county fair!
[Mrs. Beauregarde looks at Veruca viciously]
[Willy laughs]

Okay, the point is not that Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is not one of the best movies ever (Ddot would agree with me on this point); the point is that we should not really have too much of a good thing.

I mean, when I read Harry Potter books, I am hooked. I read the last one nearly completely through, from beginning to end, stopping to eat, sleep (not much), pee, and go to work. Okay, I did not go to work until I finished the book, but you get the idea. But I don't read the books all that often.

And I don't eat sugar by the spoonful.

And I don't have sex all that often. Okay, I don't eat sugar by the spoonful.


Stacy The Peanut Queen said...

So what you're saying is that most times, less is more.

Or better yet...leave 'em wanting more.

Makes sense to me! :)

Leesa said...

stacey: yeah, I did not connect the dots on this one.

Isn't that why they taught us to keep our legs together while on a date. Keep 'em wanting to come back.

~Deb said...

It's a great way to get rid of the hiccups... the spoonful of sugar of course.

Tony said...

"Leesa, on the other hand, posts every freekin' work day. Ordinary." Not Ordinary; Extraordinary!

The fact that you keep practicing here and we get to see you "in the raw" keeps us fixated.

Do we live vicariosly through you? No. We do share your passion for expression thereby forming a kindred link.

ok, enough mush. Please keep posting daily if you can.

Thanks, Tony

Prata said...

Eh...a girl with a barely tolerable attitude doesn't get someone to come back if she doesn't open her legs..or mouth for that matter. However, it's the little things..*snickers*

Leesa said...

~deb: I prefer to hold my breath.

tony: I try to post daily. That won't change.

prata: yeah, I would hope so.

Leesa said...

I always felt the need to blog daily too, and that has slowly gone away.

Sometimes less is more..I agree :)

Leesa said...

leesa: sometimes less is more. I still blog daily. Guess I should learn better.