The Dangers of Blogging
I haven't blogged negatively about companies I've worked for because there really hasn't been much to write negatively about. I enjoy my job (people ask me if I love my job, I say it's great but if they stopped paying me I'd stop showing up. Does that mean I don't love it?) and I'm not one of those people who needs controversy or attention. I don't write (much) about politics or religion, it's like trying to teach a pig to dance; it will just frustrate you and annoy the pig. You're not going to convert anyone to your points-of-view, and it creates animosity and divisiveness.
I've had folks ask me to take their names or information off the site, some nicely, some not so nicely, and I've always agreed. Not because I believe their threats (I won't remove this post) but because there's no need for me to generate resentment. I wouldn't want to upset my reader.
I had a fight with a (now ex-) girlfriend about her not being on my blog, she thought if she was important to me I should blog about her. I've fought with girlfriends about dumber things, all pointing to seeming insufficiencies in their importance to me. In retrospect it's best that I didn't blog about her, we're still friends.
So I've tried to be nice-guy blogger, and that's probably why I have reader and not readers. But I'm happy with my life and I