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Blogger's Block

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It's Sunday night. The bills are paid. The counter is clean. It's summer. I have no more blogs on deck and I have a week ahead of me with no time for writing. I can't think of anything to write about. I did make a really good non-mayo coleslaw this weekend, but it all got eaten before I could take a picture and I didn't really write the recipe down. So that's not going to work.... So, what should I write about?

Here's some interesting info for you: Whenever I blog about organic or GMOs, those posts always really resonate with everyone, but I just can't make myself write about either unless I really FEEL it, which is about once every two months. And following the Farm Bill has been just too exhausting and infuriating. My recipes are always popular; my top-performing recipe is "How to Make Crackers (It's So Freaking Easy!)." Who knew so many people were looking for cracker recipes? I have a desktop filled with half-written blogs that start strong and then fall apart. Most of them start out really angry, like letters that should never be sent. So I don't send them.

Here are some things I would like to write about but can't because it might show up in the papers: my job, my personal life (like the really personal stuff), or things that annoy me. (Oh, wait, I wrote about that last week.) So what will my next blog be about? I'm not sure yet. It seems I've got blogger's block, which rarely happens. So tell me what you think I should write about that you haven't read about yet. Send me your lists! Help me with some ideas. It's summer, so anything goes.

For more from Maria Rodale, go to www.mariasfarmcountrykitchen.com.