Friday, March 28, 2008

501

My last post about the movie and the typeface Helvetica was my 500th blog entry. That number sort of blows my mind. Who'd a thunk I had that much to say?

Several months ago I had a thought that I might take a break from the blog for a month or so as we worked on the house. But it seemed like if I took a break I might never come back. Don't ask me why I felt that. It just seemed liked either I do it or I don't. So for the forseeable future I am doing it.

That 500th post about Helvetica surprised me. Lots of interesting comments and a few from people I'd never heard from before. One very nice discovery—the blog of susanb, who left a comment. (Take a few seconds and go look. Does she make great stuff, or what?) When my friend, Beth, and I walked yesterday she said she almost left a comment confirming my suspicion that some readers might grow bored, nod off and bang their heads on their keyboards as a result of the topic. Typography is an acquired taste. She was going to write that she had imbedded keyboard impressions in her forehead. Beth never leaves a comment on the blog, but instead tells me the next day what her comment would have been! (news flash—Just to prove me wrong, I guess, Beth just left her comment on the last post)

It is a quiet morning around here. March 28, 2008. My 501st blog post. Ray reads the paper and I am at the computer.

And it is snowing. All over the daffodils and the camellias and the lilac buds.


Go figure. Every day brings a new surprise. Thanks for reading.

8 comments:

  1. happy blogoversary!

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  2. Can you believe this wacky weather. It's 'snaining' now - has been all day. I worry about the hummingbirds!
    Happy Blog-a-versary.... it's truly opened up many new horizons and made many new friends for me. You just have to love blogging and the internet !

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  3. Anonymous5:07 PM

    Really enjoy reading your blog, so glad you've decided to continue posting! Best of luck with the work on the new house.

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  4. Thank you for sharing your creativity, life, and adorable grandbaby. This snow stuff has got to stop! Happy anniversary. Cheers.

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  5. I'm glad you are continuing to blog. I would miss reading it.

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  6. Dear heart, you don't look a day over 499. Keep sharing yourself, your exquisite handicrafts, and your lovely family with us! It's been a joy to get to know you. I'm glad to see that I'm not the only one looking at a snowy landscape right now.

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  7. Thanks for mentioning me in your 501st blog! You were the first fiberarts blogger I became aware of that was in my generation---your blog prompted me to blog about my work. So thank you for that and for the peek into your creative world.

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  8. Wow, congrats, 500 is quite a milestone! so glad you are continuing, I enjoy the fact that you have well thought out opinions about many things that we share a mutual interest in, and are not afraid to voice them! I enjoy the way you balance your blog between family, creativity, general knowledge, travel etc, it is always a nice surprise to visit and catch up on your recent posts.

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