Saturday, March 27, 2010
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Hi, all. Been a few days. I simply haven't had much of a chance to do any posting: Ed came home from work Thursday night with a flat tire and so he had to take yesterday off of work and buy two new tires.
In the meantime, B is having to use my car until he can get his Jeep up and running again (he was hit by a 'hit-and-run' driver in a stolen car).
Ed asked me the other day if we're saving any money.
Yeah, about that......
It's one damned thing after another; the day of Oscar Sunday our T.V. blew up. It was old (almost 20 years to be exact and our ONLY T.V. in the house), it was time and it cost us. We were able to find a 42" plasma for $500.00 and although that is a great price, it nonetheless hurt.
Then we're paying for B's school (he's a full time student) out of pocket (since whatever Fafsa's criteria is, he doesn't qualify for financial aid) and then there are the neverending car issues.
Can't win for losin', eh?
I wanted to give you an update on 'G', whom I posted about in regards to depression (see previous post).
Turns out it was 'much ado about nothing' and that it was all about blog issues with other bloggers that were at the forefront of 'G' leaving the old blog behind and starting anew anonymously.
I had misinterpreted the whole situation -- all well meaning and with the best intentions -- as I knew that 'G', like myself and many others, suffers from much of the the same depression/anxiety issues as I.
After 'G's' ambiguous E-mail that said "I quit. Thanks for everything. Take care. G", I felt I was left with little choice but to jump to my own conclusions and think the worse.
I was genuinely concerned for 'G's' well being.
However, believe me when I say that depression is indeed real and I've heard from so many supportive people out here in blogverse who have had much of the same issues and, so, I would much rather find that 'G' is okay than not.
Disaster averted but I feel a little....stupid.
I've had my fair share of blog issues with people who don't agree. My feeling is that if I don't care for a persons blog or their content then I simply avoid it. It's not my place to blast someone on their own blog, more less name call.
So, I told 'G' to hang in there, ignore them, stay strong and that I will support 'G' as 'G's' always done for me.
Turns out I got it all wrong.
It was the other way around.
So, in light of this I told G that I just need to stay out of the fray but that I will continue to be Gs friend as G's indeed been a very good bloggy friend to me and supportive of my MS cause.
All any of us can really do is learn from our mistakes in the hopes that we've learned what not to do in the future.
G admitted some of what had happened and I appreciate that G came forward wanting to set the record straight. Accountability is a sign of growth in itself.
I know what started it but I don't know what was said to G in return by others.
So, I'm still kind of in the dark here simply hoping that all is now well so that G and the others involved can all find harmony here in blogverse.
Lesson learned by all, I hope. In the meantime, I hope any communication will be a little more clear so that those of us who care about our friends -- in blog and life -- won't be so inclined to immediately think the worse.
Here's hoping to better days -- again, in blog and life -- and that 'Much Ado About Nothing' stays on the production stages where it belongs.
Thank you all for your concern and well wishes for G.
Wishing everyone a peaceful and serene weekend.