Part 23 – “There comes a time when …” This week’s blog doesn’t have a sponsor since it is a SPECIAL EDITION. Next week, we will be back to normal broadcasting with “Trouble”.

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June 25, 2013
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July 9, 2013
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In Part 22, I discovered some important constraints in my OBEs. But I will not be writing about that now. This week’s post is a little different in that it is about the ‘personal’ me. If anyone noticed last week … on Tuesday night I changed my Facebook profile pic and background. I made a comment under that said, “There comes a time … “. No one got it – except for one person. I have been on Facebook a few times since that Tuesday, but only to answer messages about an upcoming Friday meeting, admit people to my author’s group, and approve people to join the Chris Gates Fan Club. I also have two people that I’m in a ‘poke’ battle with. I should drop those, but I just can’t.

So what’s the big deal? Changes. Major. And because of those, I don’t feel very social. I’m sure that some people might notice I didn’t say Happy Birthday, or show sympathy because of the death of a loved one. And I really do try and respond to all of that stuff when I catch it in the feed. But times are different right now. Coupled with the fact that I’m not on the net much, and that I’m so behind in writing book 2 of the Savior Project series, something had to give, not break. I’m already dealing with something that is broken – that’s why I’m in this boat. As of now, Social Media is on the backburner for a while. And it’s not just Facebook; it’s also YBL, YourLife, Google+, and Linkedin. I’m still on Twitter since there is a commitment I’ve made to others, and I live up to commitments. I wish … never mind.

Considering only one person thought something was up from the way I changed things on FB, my scarceness will have little, if any, effect on anyone or anything. It might be safe to say that no one will realize I’m gone. Is this a rant? Probably. But a necessary one. After all, the name of the blog is “The Odyssey of this Writer” and I just happen to be the writer the blog is referring to. So all of this is part of this odyssey. And the blog will continue every Tuesday.

If someone really needs to get ahold of me, most people have one of my email addresses. If you don’t, just send me a Facebook message and when I see it, I’ll respond.

Things will go back to normal or I will accept the changes. Once one of those things happen, life will be easier. Until then, I’ll see you later.

NEXT WEEK –Trouble?

This week’s blog doesn’t have a sponsor. The pic below is of my dog Buzz.

Please let me know what you thought of this week’s blog. Till next week.


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