One of my colleagues asked, “Why does everybody want to have a blog? Nobody cares what they think!”
“To complain about stuff,” I said. “It’s hard to whine when no one’s listening.”
He replied, “That’s what the teacher’s lounge is for.”
The teachers lounge reverberates with whining. I contribute a fair amount myself. But I want to find a larger audience, reaching random people who stumble on my blog while looking for a picture of a pig sitting at a desk.
Even as I vent my frustrations and pet peeves, I know that most people don’t want to read 900 words about cellophane wrappers that are too tough to rip open, or people who leave their turn signals on when they have no intention of turning. More