I have reposted a lot of curling posts, not all of them about the current crisis involving USA Curling and the GNCC, at Medium under the name Rocky Road Curling.
What I am not doing is committing to a blog. I’ve done too many blogs, and I think the form is all but dead, eclipsed by YouTube and social media creators. My attitude toward posting on my own site is still the same. If I have something to share and it’s not being picked up by a freelance client (shocker: there’s not much of a market for 3,000-word pieces on curling politics), I’ll share it.
But Duresport.com isn’t really a blog any more, anyway. It’s a showcase for my work, curated for people who are interested in buying or hiring. Or writing my obituary.
So the curling content is going to Medium. I have a membership that allows me to “meter” these posts, which means they go behind a soft paywall, but I’m going to skip the 10 cents I would make on each post and make them freely available.
At some point, I may write about curling in a context other than USA Curling vs. GNCC vs. false narratives, assuming curling survives.