My First Blogiversary

I  have officially been blogging for a year!

I cannot believe that I am just as excited about it now as I was when I started. I have over 72,000 views, 258 posts, and 1, 395 followers. I even was graced with being freshly pressed twice! It still amazes me that anyone would want to read my silly thoughts on life.

I want to say thank you to all of my followers, especially those that have been with me since the very first month. Many of you I feel like I actually know you in the real world and not just cyber space. You have been so kind an encouraging. It gives me hope that the world can find its way back to a kinder more caring place one day. But who I am kidding that is probably never going to happen.

So many things can happen in a year. The bloggess started following me on twitter. Another hurricane hit. My daughter turned 2. My sister had a baby. Obama became the first president to acknowledge that I deserve full rights as an American. Miley Cyrus time travelled back to 1990. The 82 year old lady next door’s boyfriend said sexual things to her in front of me. How can this year even be topped?

Next year I plan to follow through with my goal of drinking black hipster coffee every morning. I am going to get in shape so I look like Kate Hudson in the season premier of Glee. My mother will visit for two full weeks and maybe even see me more than once. I will continue my search for a new city and perhaps even find one. I will start doing yoga again. But mostly, I will keep talking with y’all.

Peace and Love,


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43 thoughts on “My First Blogiversary

  1. Thanks for all the wonderful ideas you have shared this past year. I wasn’t lucky enough to catch your first month or so but once I found you I haven’t regretted reading one from you yet.

  2. Peace and love. Always. And to many, many more years of blogging. Glad to have met you here. *clink* Cheers!

    PS – Your stats are intimidating. I will take great pains to never get FP’d and leave that to the math-and-sarcasm genius of NeverContrary instead. Rock it, mama. 🙂

  3. it’s still a long way to my first blogiversary and i never thought about celebrating it until i found this post 🙂 weeeee, now i have something to look forward to for my blog. thank you and…CONGRATULATIONS on your blogiversary! 🙂

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