As far as writing articles goes, I may still get one or two done, but we'll see. I was thinking about one of the last lines in my favorite book of תנ"ך (Hebrew Bible), Koheles (see Dor-Shav's article for what made this my favorite book of תנ"ך to far and away my favorite book of the Hebrew Bible):
This antepenultimate line in Koheles (Eccl. 12.12) fits in well with the rest of the existential views espoused in the work: why bother with making so many books if one is going to merely get wearied from such endeavor? Why not just enjoy the here and now? However, while I agree with this thought, there is, I think, a tension with setting out thought or information, etc. This is something about which I have been kind of thinking, but I realize writing articles has not only an intellectual contribution to society, etc., but also adds to one's resume (or CV or whatever), which can help. Anyways, I hopefully will still write.וְיֹתֵר מֵהֵמָּה, בְּנִי הִזָּהֵר: עֲשׂוֹת סְפָרִים הַרְבֵּה אֵין קֵץ, וְלַהַג הַרְבֵּה יְגִעַת בָּשָׂרAnd in addition to these, my son, be careful: The making of many books, there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
One other thing: this whole computer not working thing is kind of annoying (in many ways), but now I'm behind in catching up in my Bloglines subscriptions. I can only check e-mail, blog, and check other blogs when using others' computers.