The kid wants a blog.
I am reluctant for a couple of reasons. One, she's eleven, and two, she's given, as I may have mentioned, to long bouts of existential angst.
So, well, the first time she gets a comment from some lout who tells her she's a loser, yikes.
Or worse, what if she doesn't get comments! (I've been around the 'sphere. Billions of blogs get no comments at all.)
Or what if she gets comments like HEY U GRATE SUX NOW?
For all these reasons, I have told her she has to be twelve before she can have her own blog -- only she really wants one now, first, and second, I sense that the heyday of blogging is peaking now, and that if we wait another year, well, blogs will be out with roadsters and eight-track tapes.
So what do y'all think? Should I give in?
3 hours ago