You may or may not have noticed my M.I.A. status this past…uhh…month? (Has it really been a month?)
I’m posting to announce that: Yes, I am alive.
No, I have not fallen off the face of the earth.
And, well, I owe you.
I owe you a blog post! For real. (And this one doesn’t count.)
I have often thought that having a blog is not unlike owning a pet. Or maybe a finicky plant. It requires love and a lot of work. It constantly needs to be fed or cared for. I can leave it for period of time, but when I get back it’s begging for my attention. At the same time, it can also be comforting and rewarding. A presence in my life that gives back.
Well, let’s just say that it’s a good thing this blog is not a pet because–let’s be honest–there is a strong likelihood that it would be dead right now. Ha.
Kind of like my (former) basil plant.
Maybe it’s a good thing my apartment doesn’t allow pets?
Kidding! I want a puppy!
I am easily distracted. The point is, this blog’s not dead; I have not abandoned unmitigated grub. In fact, I have much to share.
(And it should probably be emphasized that, despite my tasteless analogy, no animals have been harmed in the making of this blog.)
So just know that a post is in the post.
And on that terrible pun, I will leave you–for now.
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P.S. Calling all readers–bloggers and non-bloggers alike: Don’t forget to send me photo(s) of your lunch! I’ve gotten some wonderful submissions so far for the reader lunch post, but I want more! There’s no deadline on this–just send ‘em my way (unmitigatedgrub (at) gmail (dot) com) in the next couple weeks or so. Thanks and happy lunching!