Mrs. Chicky recently went on a trip with her family, and while she was gone, she had some very cool bloggers come "blogsit" for her. The concept of having guest posters wasn't new to me - I've seen guest posts on many other blogs over the past year or so. I think it's actually quite a cool idea because it gives the readers something interesting but lets the blogger off the hook for a vacation. Everyone wins!
For me, though, I was thinking that I can't see wanting blogsitters to "keep the place warm" for me when I go on trips. I'm at a place in my life where my blog is one of the most important things to me - I don't have a family to take care of, and I don't have a 24/7 kind of job, and so I have a fair amount of free time on my hands. I choose to spend a great deal of that time on this blog and in this blogging community while I can do so. If internet access is possible wherever I'm traveling, I'd be checking in with blogs the same way others check in with their kids.
But over the past week, I've been realizing that not blogging for a while wouldn't be so bad. Hell, I'm only writing this now (instead of after I return) because I don't really want to let my blog lie silent for too long. Hey! It wouldn't be lying silent if I had GUEST BLOGGERS! And suddenly, I realize that the concept of blogsitters isn't as useless for me as I had previously thought.
So while I'm not anticipating another vacation anytime soon, I do anticipate another one someday. And when I finally take a trip, I'd like to know my options for blogsitters.