Blogging is a lot of work. So I decided to take a break starting today. I am not sure for how long or when I will be back, I just know that I need it. It really isn't more than that. The amount of energy that goes into blogging can be overwhelming and a source of anxiety for me. I would like to get dressed without worrying about photographing it or sit around and read a book without feeling guilty that I should work on writing. I need time to absorb and live. I have changed tremendously since I started The Nearsighted Owl and wonder what it would be like to be the new me without the pressures of blogging. What it would be like to come home from work and do what I want without deadlines? So it might be that I need to find some balance or change the way I blog. There is so much I love about blogging and I don't want to feel that way. But at the same time, I am just pooped.