Sunday, October 05, 2008

Hey, if I wrote it on time,

even ahead of time, that counts, right? So, here's my blog-oversary post, a week (or two) late.
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If you can believe it, my blog is 3 years old! I'm as surprised as you are (if only because it means this laptop that has given me sooo many problems is 3 1/2 and I ready to throw it out the window already). My very first post was a mess and a half, through no fault of my own, and hopefully things have improved since then.

It's been a busy three years, as far as my computer skills go: I've learned basic - maybe even a quarter of a step above basic - html, designed my own masthead (which I want to change again), & blogged 30 days in a row, two years in a row. I still don't understand half of what my statcounter is purporting to tell me, but I did figure out how to tell how everybody is getting here, which has been enjoyable. I also figured out how to post pictures - and a flickr badge! - and found some amazing blogs to help me learn how to take better pictures.

I've done some memes, been most pleasantly surprised to receive an award or two, and been included in a few carnivals, and some time in the near future I'm going to guest post on someone else's blog for the first time! It's all been so exciting, so important to me.

I'm exceptionally proud of the work I've done for Blogging Against Disabilism Day, CFIDS & FM awareness, and my ability to randomly proclaim things.

Looking back, I'd certainly rather have had less PUS posts (as I would certainly rather have less PUS, but as we get going towards finding a new place to live, that is a goal much closer within reach, thankfully); I know there are times when I need a blogging break, and that it's cost me some readers over the years; I wish I was better at remembering I've started a draft and actually finishing it (72! 72 Drafts?? C'mon, NTE, you can do better); and I know there are some things that need tweaking (like the color of the hyperlink text, which is nearly identical to the regular text), but overall, I'm just so glad to have this place, this space to be me. To think aloud and have these discussions with all of you.

And I'm more grateful than I can say that you come by, comment, and care.

Thank you, so, so much.

1 comment:

Robyn said...

Congrats! I'm coming up on my first blogiversary. I hope I make it to 3!