I really love my blog title and tag line! I was pretty proud that I thought of it, mostly because I don’t consider myself clever with word play. I’ll tell you why I chose it though. Roadrunner is in it because I love them. I watch them a lot in my yard. They look like tiny flying dinosaurs. Have you ever seen one up close? It’s not so much the way they look as the way they move. They run, of course, head down, tail out, in a straight line and then STOP! Head up, tail up, looking around. They make a weird clicking noise that reminds me of taser gun. And they tease my cat by running by him and up a tree. He follows right up to the top and then the bird glides down with his big wings and walks away. The cat is stranded and that roadrunner knows it. It’s just so darn entertaining!
Musings…well, that word could probably be changed. I’m not sure to what though. I think it’s what this blog is about. My personal musings about what I’m reading. I’m not trying to change anyone’s mind. I’m not trying to start a revolution. I’m not trying to sell anything. I’m just trying to connect…wait a minute. Roadrunner Connection. That might be even better.
And I am “just a person…thinking…out loud…”, at least online. I wouldn’t even really consider myself a “writer”. I’m a perpetual student trying my best to learn something new, to make sense of what I read, and to reach out to others. I also love discussion. It’s one of the best ways that I learn. I can read a book, put it down, pick it up a year later and not remember I even read it, let alone what it was about. But if I make some notes and tell someone about it, I can remember it much better. One of my favorite things in the world is a live discussion group. There is nothing in the world like sitting around with a bunch of other people talking about a book, article, or movie. I feel like my blog will be the next best thing if I can find and keep active followers.
I’m open to some suggestions, so let me know if I’m missing something obvious!