Perhaps here is why:
You know what they say—after a long layoff, you don’t want to jump right in with a big heavy post and maybe pull a muscle or something. We middle-aged bloggers need to take things gradually and rebuild our bloggering tolerance. It’s no use pretending we’re still 23 or 24, when we could just fall out of bed one morning after a three-week hiatus and blog a few thousand words before breakfast. Ah, those were the days.