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A Post About Guilt

02 Jul

I’ve been making a lot of posts about Early Christianity lately so based on the title you can be forgiven for thinking that this post is about that.

It isn’t. I’m currently sitting at home waiting on some deliveries and feeling bad because I’ve neglected this blog for so long. Interestingly, my traffic has stayed fairly high, though for some strange (and slightly disturbing) reasons – you would be amazed how often people have come across this blog using a search term which includes some variant on how to self-castrate. I mean, I want this blog to be helpful but that isn’t a direction I really thought I’d be taking it with this post.

I have a bucketfull of draft posts where I’ve written the framework but haven’t done the detailed reference/citation checking. I also have a review copy of a book where the publisher’s likely beginning to believe they wasted an effort (you haven’t – I’ve read it, it’s good, and I’ll get there). However based on my recent output, you could be forgiven for believing that this blog is dead, or at least terminally ill.

So here’s my excuse. I touched on it a few months ago and since I’m finally seeing the finish line, I thought I’d provide a couple of details.

In short, for the past 20 years I’ve been living here:
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By the start of next week (I’m also currently waiting on the builder to stop by so I can sign the paperwork) I’ll be living here:
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This may not look like much but I’m pretty much quadrupling my living space (the old house was about 900 square feet, the new is over 1800 with a full basement) Since I’ve never built a house before this has been a new experience. Now there’s a fair amount of work yet to do and I’ll be moving belongings (other than books I really don’t have many belongings) this weekend but in a little while – say a month or so – I should be able to give this blog a bit more attention. If nothing else, I suspect I’ll be very ready for something to give me a break from house-related issues.

So happy medievaling everyone. I’ll be with you shortly.

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3 Comments

Posted by on July 2, 2014 in Blogology, Not Really Medieval

 

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3 responses to “A Post About Guilt

  1. Raymond Smith

    July 2, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    Enjoy your move, may all go well for you.

     
  2. Curt Emanuel

    July 2, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    Thank you Raymond. The two houses are on the same lot so the move amounts to about 600 feet. If it wasn’t for about 1500 academic books, many hardcover, it wouldn’t be too tough.

     
  3. Cecelia O'brien

    August 22, 2014 at 4:01 am

    your old house looks charming but best wishes with your new home

     

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