-itis, an English suffix typically used to denote an inflammation occuring in infections.
The obvious plus points to this activity are that a permanent record is kept on subjects of interest, the innumerable photos taken are vetted and edited and of course nuturing ones creativity through writing.
On a lighter note, some are of the opinion that blogger is a term used to describe anyone with enough time or narcissism to document every tedious bit of minutia filling their uneventful lives. Possibly the most annoying thing about bloggers is the sense of self-importance they get after even the most modest of publicity. Sometimes it takes as little as a referral on a more popular blogger's website to set the lesser blogger's ego into orbit.
Jokes aside, this is very true. Just look at the popular blogs: commitment of the blogger and the enthusiasm generated is real. Some are even willing to go to jail for it!
The downside is frightening.
If you allow this to continue, you may find yourself trapped in a blogoshere.
The blogosphere is the new buzz word that has replaced "information super highway." It's what idiots like to call a collection of "blogs," otherwise known as a tragedy.
. . . or worse become a blogomaniac . . .
Blogomania: Like all other manias, except relating to the infatuation of blogs.
Just as microbes can be classified, there evoles a subclass - photoblog. evolves.
Photoblog: Photoblogs make me yearn for the day when cameras weren't digital, film cost money, and it took time to develop pictures. . . take countless pictures of nothing with no focus, no theme, no message. You're not an artist. You're not deep. Get a new hobby.
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