Once upon a time, in a year not so far away … ok, last year … a bunch of bloggers in the blogosphere were having a really sucky September. Sucktember, if you will. In an effort to flip a metaphorical finger to Sucktember, those bloggers banded together and pledged to rock the socks off October and thus, Roctoberfest was born.
There isn’t any specific guideline to celebrating Rocktoberfest other than to approach Rocktober with a very carpe-diem attitude. Harness the beauty of the changing leaves, the crispness of the cooling air and the healing powers of the bright sun and channel them into an attitude of kicking ass and taking names.
I like to celebrate Rocktober by trying new things. Last year it was new music. This year I’ll try something old: blogging with some regularity. I just looked at my archives and realized I’d posted a total 16 times in the past two months. How incredibly lame. Can you believe there was an actual month (May ’08) where I posted 52 times in a single month? Crazy. I wouldn’t expect 52 posts this month, but I’m going to at least aim for 30.
I’m also trying to get back into the regular workout swing of things. I’m not going to set a ‘this many days a week’ goal, because I know that’s just asking for failure, but I’m not allowing myself excuses when I have the time to run/bike/swim/dance/etc.
So, who’s in for Rocktoberfest 2009? What’s your Rocktoberfest pledge?