ramble \RAM-buhl\, verb, noun:
1. to wander about2. a walk for pleasure without predetermined destination3. to talk or write about one thing and then another without useful connection
Ramble. Okay word. I don’t use it much. I guess when I write blog posts I’m rambling. My boss leaves rambling voice mail messages for me. It’s funny because he ends the monologue by mentioning he’s rambling. Funny. Especially since he’s an articulate guy in person.
I can ramble. I can talk incessantly if you need me to.
I don’t often ramble when I walk. I like to walk, but it usually has a purpose. I’m either exercising or going somewhere.
I find some writers ramble, but I know it’s a personal lack of preference of mine. Get to the point. Say what you want to say. I don’t care that her eyes are a blue somewhere between lapis and azul. She has blues eyes. Let’s move one, but I guess lots of readers like those details.
I skim over them.
Hence I’m a plot-driven writer.
I think I rambled there.
Do ramble either in your writing or your speaking or your walking?