The Sound Of Mucus

I was looking at this website’s administrative “dashboard” yesterday, and noticed that I’ve accumulated 438 entries in the “Drafts” folder. I suppose it’s not uncommon for daily bloggers to build up a back-log in there; we’re always on the lookout for something to write about, and tend to become packrats. Whenever I get the germ of an idea for a post, or notice something interesting online, if I’m near a computer I’ll pop open WordPress and stash it away in a draft.

438 entries is a lot, though, and I think it’s time to do a little tidying up — so you might see some rather out-of-date items popping up here for a while as I go through them all, post what’s worth posting, and throw out the rest (with the exception, of course, of those posts for which the world simply is not yet ready).

Here, then, is an item from 2009 that somehow never made it to the big time: the Lung Flute.

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  1. Kevin Kim says

    Don’t I feel like a heel for having only four items saved as drafts.

    Posted October 13, 2011 at 10:45 pm | Permalink
  2. Malcolm says

    Well, it’s quality that matters, not quantity. There’s a reason most of those 438 drafts never saw the light of day.

    Posted October 13, 2011 at 10:54 pm | Permalink
  3. Kevin Kim says

    My four:

    1. cabinet cards revealed

    2. final remarks re: the “theodicy” of Roman Dawes

    3. on the notion of inclusiveness (a post inspired by that long-ago discussion of inclusiveness on Waka Waka Waka)

    4. an extended critique of Plantinga’s Free Will Defense

    These have been on hold for months and months.

    Posted October 13, 2011 at 11:09 pm | Permalink
  4. Malcolm says

    Well, I do have to say none of those quite measure up to the Lung Flute.

    Posted October 13, 2011 at 11:23 pm | Permalink
  5. MikeZ says

    Indeed! :-) I’m surprised you considered that
    unworthy until cleaning the attic, just now.

    Posted October 14, 2011 at 2:10 pm | Permalink
  6. JK says


    Deleting’s fine with me.

    Not to say I’ve never offerred anything like an “Ow Wall Street” ner nothing.

    (Well, maybe an extra ‘r’ here or there.)

    Posted October 14, 2011 at 9:53 pm | Permalink
  7. Kevin Kim says

    “none of those quite measure up to the Lung Flute”

    Then it’s reassuring to know the Lung Flute is for hacks.

    Posted October 15, 2011 at 12:27 am | Permalink