#1 - Because you can.
#2 - You've something to say.
#3 - It's a way to get closer to the real you.
#4 - To help others.
#5 - To make a difference.
#6 - To build a body of work that, one day, might ignite a bigger spark than you ever dreamed possible.
#7 - Because it's fun.
#8 - To learn from others who are prepared to comment.
#9 - To leave a legacy.
#10 - To connect soul with role.
Of course, there are as many reasons not to blog, but if you've learned anything over the course of your life, it's the power of words to change lives.
PS. The picture is of Charles Bukowski in reflective mood.