Okay fine it’s not my anniversary yet. But I’m going to have a hectic October so I’m not sure if I’ll be writing then. On Oct 5th, 2010, I launched this blog. So I’m about a month away…
At the time, I wanted to do something a little different; a blog with a little bit of direction. My original goal of this blog was simple: to share stories and pieces that people might find some value in. This was my first post . I’m still fairly clueless on life, but I think I have made some progress. I hope others have as well.
I know I’ve been inactive lately. But thanks WordPress and fellow bloggers for a fun 2012!
Here’s an excerpt:
4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 17,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 4 Film Festivals
I’m going to be leaving town in November and I’ve been debating on doing the travel blog thing. Continue reading
Tina shares a story about uniqueness
One pot had a crack in it, while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water. At the end of the long walk from the stream to the house, the cracked pot arrived only half full.
For a full two years this went on daily, with the bearer delivering only one and a half pots full of water to his house.
Of course, the perfect pot was proud of its accomplishments, perfect for which it was made.
But the poor cracked pot was ashamed of its own imperfection, and miserable that it was able to accomplish only half of what it had been made to…
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“Why Blog? We want to show our true feelings; we want to put something in writing that you have trouble saying out loud; we want to draw attention to ourselves because we are ultimately narcissistic. All possible reasons. But at the end of the day, I think we just want to share something with the world and we hope others see value in what we have to say.”
– My thoughts on why people blog
This is a rare “non-story” like post
It’s not hard to spend a lot of time reading blogs on WordPress. You type in some tags/keywords and off you go. I only browse my tags every week or two but you can spend hours scrolling down the “Read Blogs” tab. Continue reading
I’m sure all you WP stat whores have noticed the new feature, “hits by country”. I’ve been wondering when WP would beef up their stat tracking to match the likes of something like blogger. Continue reading
“The thing about blogging is that I can write when I’m in a good mood and I can write when I’m in a bad mood. But you can’t tell the difference. Because when I write, I can eliminate all the emotion through typing and editing. Blogging can be your greatest emotional outlet or the easiest way to bury yourself and pretend like nothing’s wrong.”
– My thoughts on blogging