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Saturday, July 26, 2008

Blogging Changes You

Okay, so my husband is about to file a missing person report on me. I first dove into the abyss of blogging a couple of weeks ago, and I must say, it's changing me.

Let me count the ways:

  1. I am writing a LOT more than I used to...that's good, since that's what my degree is for. See Mom? I told you I would do something with it...and yes, sometimes they do buy the cow even though you give the milk away for free...somewhere, somebody buys that cow...note to self: do not refer to me as a cow.
  2. I am learning html code for important things, like how to italicize on a comment box when there is no little button to do it for you. Seriously.
  3. I am more deliberate about what I plan to do with the kids...and then, while I'm doing it, I'm thinking about how I'll blog about it...I didn't say all these changes are for the better.
  4. My photography is improving, since nobody wants to look at seedy photos that make my life look drab, washed out, or overcast. The Key: Natural light, people, and lots of it!
  5. I like having a cyberplace to share my ideas.
  6. I hate when nobody appreciates my ideas enough to leave a comment...I'm pathetic, I know.
  7. I love sharing this blog with the other Motley Moms, since it connects us when we don't have time to chat on the phone (or enough peace in the house to hear a voice on the other end of the line).
  8. I am breaking down the wall I built between me and any technology more advanced than checking email...that's a positive one.
  9. I know how to burn feed, add HTML code, upload my life in photos, and link to anything I want to increase "hits" to my site (this is really just elaborating on #8, but I'm too tired to think of anything original).
  10. When crappy things happen to me, I just think, This is going to make a great blog!


Jason & Fawnda said...

Blogging has changed the way I look at things too. When I started out my blog I thought that people only wanted to read about the big and important things that happened to us...but I soon found out that people like to hear about the little things too, because they want to read about someone they can relate to.

I couldn’t not leave a comment after #6!!

Fawnda-(Karly's sister)

Donna said...

Too funny, Fawnda! Thanks for the comment...I feel so validated!...I should really see a shrink...actually, I find blogging to be very therapeutic!

Karly said...


Ahhh...so much to learn! This is a whole new world. I don't even know what HTML code is. You will have to fill me in! Isn't my sister cute!