Seve Ballesteros, one of my favorite golfers, announced his retirement Monday on the eve of the beginning of the British Open this week. Here's a quote from the Associated Press article.

Ballesteros officially retired from golf on Monday, ending a charismatic run filled with spectacular shots that carried him to a record 50 victories on the European Tour, five major championships and a Ryder Cup career that helped Europe shed its underdog image.

Ballesteros didn't just win majors. He won them with shots that won't be forgotten, perhaps the most famous a recovery from the parking lot along the 16th hole at Lytham in 1979. He also won in 1984 at St. Andrews, beating Tom Watson, and he captured his final major in 1988 at Lytham by holding off Nick Price.

I remember watching this guy on television. And, he would come up with these crazy shots, and actually pull them off. It's sad to see him go. But, when asked why he was retiring, he simply said this...

"I don't have the desire," Ballesteros said.
That quote has been circling in my mind since yesterday when I heard it. And, that basically sums up my attitude toward blogging right now - I just don't have the desire. It's not that I hate it, and I certainly don't want to quit. But, right now, so to speak, "I'm just not feeling the blogging bug."

So, my blog break will continue. I just wanted to update everybody on what was going on. Thanks for all your e-mails checking up on me. I want to make it clear that there was no "event" or no person (other than me) that suddenly halted my blogging.

I am enjoying my summer and hope to be writing new posts soon. Don't worry, I'll be blog hopping and leaving comments every once in a while. Take care and talk to you soon....