I have just a bit over a year of my life logged in blog land, and at the end of the year, as I was looking back, I realized how satisfying the whole process is for me. I hear this both on blogs and from friends, "What do I want my blog to be?" Meaning, is this a place to be funny and see if I can conjure up over a hundred comments?
Is this a place to bare my soul and gain sympathy and friends?
Is this a place to brag about my life and it's wonderful moments?
A place to bear my testimony?
What is this blog to me?
I found that my blog was a little bit of all of the above. I have posts that make me cry to read them, posts that I think are funny and remind me of funny times, and some that are close to my heart.
I have made online Friends and reconnected with old friends, stayed close to family, and at the same time journaled my thoughts. That is why I found an online site called SharedBook.com (my hyperlinks are if-fy. Just type it in yourself) that is publishing my entire blog for about 35 bucks. Please note, the first time I uploaded my blog it was about $100 to print, but I got an e-mail at the end of the year advertising a special, so now it is so much cheaper, and I don't want to print up my pages by hand. Ugh) I haven't received it yet, but when I do I will let you all know how I like it. I intend to shelf it somewhere between the journals of my past and the scrapbooks, and perhaps one day my children or their children will stumble across it and find something in there that makes them laugh or touches their hearts, too.
Here's to the world of blogging- and the end of my little holiday vacation! I hope you all had a WONDEFUL holiday and wish you the best in the new year.