I think I'm full
4/03/2008 12:02:00 AM | Author: Christa
I have a love-hate relationship with RSS feeds.

RSS is a great invention. I love not having to jump all over the web to read the blogs and news and cartoons that I like. RSS is one-stop-shopping for information junkies like me.

And I'm always finding new feeds to add to my Bloglines. Some I come upon by accident. The intertubes are full of serendipity. Some I find out about from blogs I'm already following. Some come from friends and colleagues. It's a never ending process.

And that's the problem. There's just too many great feeds out there. And I NEED to follow them all!

But keeping up with them all is pretty much impossible. I actually have two Bloglines account - one for work-related feeds and one for personal feeds. If I had them all in one account, I'd probably lose my mind trying to read everything all day long. So to try and stay slightly sane, I only read the work feeds at work and the personal ones at home.

Is it really helping though? A quick glance thru both of my Bloglines says no. Lots and lots of unread items. I may have to do a wipe - mark everything read and start clean.

But can I do it? What if I miss something important?? What will I do???
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2 comments:

On April 3, 2008 at 10:19:00 PM CDT , Karin Dalziel said...

I just let things sit unread. Every once in a while I clear things out.

 
On April 6, 2008 at 6:07:00 PM CDT , Sarah said...

Google Reader lets you organize your feeds into Folders now, I have a Food folder, a Garden folder, a Personal folder, and everything else out of a folder is considered "work."