Re: an important announcement (you should read this)
Posted by dave on 7/23/2012, 10:53 am, in reply to "an important announcement (you should read this)"
Sounds reasonable. I just hope you do get back to reviewing after becoming a dad, because (like I need to tell you) it changes everything. But knowing your work ethic I think you'll be able to find time for your website once your family gets a routine down. |
I'll make sure to bombard you with reader comments during the hiatus.
: I will post this again on the site when the
: time comes, but I wanted to give readers of
: this board a heads up.
: My wife is due with our first child in
: mid-October. Because of this impending
: birth, and the time that will be spent
: getting used to being parents (and the time
: that will be taken to get the kid on a
: normal schedule), I will have a lot on my
: plate for a little while after that.
: Because of this, after I finish my Ween
: reviews in September (as well as reviews of
: the latest Rush live and studio albums), I
: will be taking a brief hiatus from
: reviewing. I anticipate that it will last
: through the end of 2012 but not much
: further; I hope to be back up and running in
: January 2013, or February 2013 at the
: I stress strongly: this is NOT a retirement.
: My wife and I are both strongly committed to
: making sure that each of us can hold onto at
: least some of what has been important to us
: prior to having children, and we have an
: agreement that, in exchange for me spending
: a lot of time with and energy on the kid
: during the remainder of the month (and
: allowing her to get out of the house a few
: nights a week to go take art classes or
: whatever), she will make accommodations to
: allow me to spend the 5 evenings or so a
: month that I need to write my monthly
: allotment of reviews.
: It's also entirely possible that, when I
: resume in January, I will have been slowly
: trickling out Steve Hackett reviews in my
: off moments up to then, so the initial
: update may have more than just 4 reviews and
: an intro.