mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
mabfan (Michael A. Burstein)

Why I Haven't Been Posting A Lot

I keep meaning to post a general update of some sort; from the reactions I had to a recent comment on Facebook, I'm under the impression that people would be interested in what's going on in my life. But the fact is that for the moment, my life feels rather pedestrian and matter-of-fact. It's pretty much like this.

Every weekday, we wake up, get ourselves and the kids ready for the day, and then I go to work. After work, I return home, and we play with the kids (or let them play), feed them, and then get them to go to sleep. After that, if we're up to it, there's some TV and reading in there.

On the weekends, well, Saturday being shabbat, we try to go to shul and visit someone for lunch if we have an invitation. On Sunday, there's always a lot we could do, but again, we mostly stay at home to try to keep the kids on a regular eating-playing-napping schedule. We try to work in our own naps too, but we don't always succeed, as much as we still need them.

We're not going out to places or events because of the logistics of doing so, and my writing productivity has taken a nosedive. Our social life is currently reduced to having people over who are willing to deal with our need to deal with the kids. And that usually means kicking them out at 8:30 so we can get the kids to go to sleep.

I've been meaning to post about books I've read and the one movie we saw recently (Inception), but it's difficult to find the time or energy. And when I do find the time or energy, I really ought to devote it to working on fiction, so I tend to freeze up and not do anything.

So. Um. Now you know.
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