Sep. 15th, 2010

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Ah, the end of an era. I joined Livejournal back in 1997 when I was a wee freshman in college. I remember spending hours in the computer lab just click-click-clicking to see if any of my friends had updated. I thought LJ would be eternal, but I just can't stay with a place that keeps lowering its standards of privacy. I have to have *somewhere* to openly talk about things like spirituality, sex, mental health, and all the weird shit that goes on in my head.

I'm still trying to figure out this Dreamwidth thing. I'm so slow to learn new internet stuff. And I am waaaaay too ponderous when it comes to filling out profiles. All that "Who Are You" type stuff can make me sit and think for hours, not knowing what to say. 'Cause when it comes down to it, I really don't know who I am.

I'm going to try to make this journal better than my Livejournal was. This includes:

1. Actually using tags for a change. Had I used tags in LJ, searching for the stuff I want to keep would take a week rather than a month. Plus, this will make it easier for readers to browse through the stuff they are interested in.

2. Being more selective of who gets to see this journal. I found myself self-censoring ALOT in LJ, making filters for this and that. I felt like I was spliting myself into itty bitty pieces. It was uncomfortable.

3. Take requests on what to write. Yeah, the rule on writing what I want still stands, but I do enjoying knowing what people would like to hear as well. I often don't know what people are actually interested in or would like to hear more about.

4. Try to avoid going on long reclusive withdrawls. Even when I'm not feeling chatty, I'll try to think of something to say at least twice a week.

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