Goodbye for Now

6 years ago

Walrus & Carpenter

The time has come,' the Walrus said,
'To talk of many things:

Of shoes -- and ships -- and sealing wax --

Of cabbages -- and kings --

And why the sea is boiling hot --

And whether pigs have wings.' ~Lewis Carroll

I *think* it's time to say goodbye, and stop voicing my opinion, feelings, and life, on such an open forum. I've had this blog since 2006. I LOVE this blog. Closing it down really pisses me off, AND saddens me. 
 
I am a huge believer in freedom of speech; in all people having the right to express themselves, even if others disagree or find their expression unpopular. Chaos Ensues has been an outlet, in the last few years, for my feelings, opinions and views. It's changed from a place to share just kiddo pics and updates, to a spot for me to journal. The most recent entries are very personal, and I'm extremely sensitive with regard to those.
 
I do not believe my blog requires a disclaimer (I may be WRONG in your opinion - yet, you do not have to read what I write, right?), therefore, I refuse to put one up. Or temper my feelings or opinions, just because they make someone uncomfortable. Does that make me a bitch? Maybe in your view it does. Again, I say don't read it. Walk away ... click the "X" in the upper right hand corner.
 
Yes, that all sounds so tough, and like I'm taking a hard line. However, I'm still a coward, and that is not the case. The backlash that my feelings (right or wrong), and opinions (again, right or wrong), have caused me is something that I am not able to handle currently. I hope to be stronger in the future, and keep writing here. Or maybe, maybe in the future I will just not feel such strong feelings for this blog? IDK. I am thankful that I only took the whole thing down for a bit. In the heat of the moment, I almost deleted it all. Inflict harm upon thy self, not others ... I'm glad sanity returned and I did not hit "delete".
 
Truly, I don't give a crap if I offend anyone. If you're offended - that's your bag, baby, not mine. Own it. This is MY blog, after all, right? Yes, it is. And maybe someday, it will be fully public once again. For now, I intend to go somewhere where no one knows my name.
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