As for myself, I resort to pictures when I don't feel like writing too much. My philosophy is that if it's going to take me more than 15 minutes to write my blog, I'll get tired of it. That's without taking into account the time to paint, scan and crop - but that's different!
Here is an impression of the sea seen from Baros (watercolour pencils on 140lb watercolour paper):
Life is good