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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Vacation

I am going to take a vacation from writing during the last two weeks of July: 18-31. This is something I very rarely do, because being a productive scholar is what I most enjoy. For me, taking a vacation from everything else in order to write is my ideal. Normal life is what I find stressful. But I just will need at some point to stop for a few weeks just to see if that will help me in the long run.

You won't notice a difference here, because I write these posts several weeks in advance. This post, for example, was written on June 16 but is scheduled for publication on June 29. As long as I'm 14 days ahead when I start I won't have to write even blog posts during the vacation.

2 comments:

Vance Maverick said...

Hmm, so I'll bet it wouldn't do us much good to leave comments here (unless Blogger's scheduled-posting feature allows you to anticipate them).

Jonathan said...

I'll be moderating comments once a day during vacatoin, when I check my email once a day.