Why do I imagine blogging would help with the loneliness?
It's not a conscious thought, more an impulse. Open the browser. Find a beautiful photo. Create something — maybe something other people will find. Something that will tell them, when they find it, that someone else is out there who feels the same as they do.
All this technology, we're all connected aren't we, disconnected wireless. Prosaic, I know, but as real as any other elephant in the room.