It’s pretty clear to anybody who follows this blog that things have slowed to a complete crawl. Even my typically more-active summer was without any new posts or other commentary. So I think it’s time to play the final track on Essential Listening.
I am not, however, quitting the blogging world. You see, Essential Listening slowly became more tedious over time because I had limited myself from the very beginning. If I was tired of writing about music, it was hard to push elsewhere in a place that had a title about music.
So today I am going to suspend operations on this blog and point you at my new one – In Words and Phrases. IWP will be focused on “ideas and events.” Of course, that’s pretty broad – and intentionally so. I will still write about music (it is a very rewarding adventure), but also my other favorite hobbies and passions – sports, cooking, photography, and other far-reaching topics. I do hope you’ll join me over there.
And if you’ve been with this blog until the end, I thank you for even so much as pretending to pay attention. I think it’s time to play the final track: