Tag: blogging

Building Community

Yesterday was my 3-year Blogaversary. I stopped to reflect and remembered in the beginning when I didn’t want to write a blog. I didn’t know what I would say, but it was suggested to me so many times that I decided to give it a try. I’m finally […]

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Sehnsucht

The Sehnsucht ebbs and flows in my life. It is flowing more than ebbing right now, and I feel it’s in a bit of a whirlpool with no exit. It’s rather unsatisfying. Sehnsucht is a German word with no English equivalent that denotes a deep, passionate longing for […]

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,800 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to […]

Long-earred owl

Thank you

To all of you that I’ve met during my blogging experience, I just want to say thank you. You have enriched my life and expanded my horizons. This month, I received my 1000th “Like,” which may not be much to some, but since I only blog a few […]

reader appreciation award

2-4-6-8 Who do we appreciate?

If you’ve visited Mix & Match Meme, you’ve discovered an eclectic mix of songs, poems, and illustrations that are delightfully varied. I like a lot of variety in my reading material, and I can always count on Meme to provide me something new. Sometimes it’s silly, sometimes serious, […]

barrel cactus, thorns

Ohhh, the Pressure!

I wanted to talk about blogging angst because I’ve seen so much of it lately. But what I have to say really can apply to many things. Bloggers start blogging because they like it.People blog for their own reasons, but then discover an entire community of people interested […]