Thursday, March 4, 2010

Celebrating 4 years and 2 days of blogging without obligation


My four year blogiversary came and went without me noticing. Darn you, Facebook!

I just went back and read some of my posts from the Hot Fruita Mom days. For those of you who have been a follower since then, I am sorry to have wasted your time.

Two blogger parties, a handful of meet-and-greets, and a Home and Garden column later, my blogging habits have changed. I post less, I comment less. Again, darn you Facebook!

I don't know how much longer blogging will be a part of my life. I have trails to hike and laundry to fold and parties to plan. Sometimes I feel like sharing my exploits and sometimes I don't.
If I make it to year five, we will just have to see.

17 comments:

  1. Happy Blogiversary!! Please don't give it up--we would all miss you! You might be overrun with FB friends if you bail on us!!

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  2. Happy belated anniversary.

    And I'm betting this whole blog fad is going to pass away like a fart in the wind anyway.

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  3. Give up blogging if you must, but don't give up writing. You're witty, entertaining and your prose is clear and easy to read. You've got a gift with words.

    Hopefully the Sentinel is keeping you on as a columnist.

    I've joined Facebook but frankly I don't see its appeal other than to touch base with extended family once in a while.

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  4. Leigh- You can never have too many Facebook friends. Can you?

    M-Cat - I'm begining to feel that way about Twitter.

    Anon- Thank you so much. I needed to hear that today.

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  5. I haven't been blogging near as long as you have and I'm already feeling this way.

    But I do miss a couple of my blog friends that have stopped blogging and Facebooking altogether.

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  6. Happy Bloggiversary, you beautiful, smart, fun, creative, talented friend of mine! I sooo hope you keep your blog, even if you just post now and then! :)

    xo

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  7. One of the things I love about blogging is that you don't HAVE to do it! You can blog when you feel like it, and about what you want to.
    I have always enjoyed reading your blog, since back in the Hot Fruita Moms days, and I continue to enjoy it! I love it when other bloggers don't feel like they have to post every day because it gives all the rest of us permission to keep blogging something fun and not a chore.
    I hope you keep blogging because I love reading what you write, but if the time comes for you to move on, I support your decision!

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  8. See what Heffalump wrote up there? I say, "Ditto."

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  9. I agree with anonymous, keep writing and posting it somewhere I can read it.

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  10. Every single post, I have read. You are great at blogging, but you are even better in real life, I'm just sayin.

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  11. Did you read all those comments above? Did you? Well go read 'em again cause they are all true and true for me!!!

    The world needs you. I need you.

    Even if you don't post often. Every now and again you might feel like sharing your exploits. And your sentinel posts are amazing.

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  12. i have been reading you since hot fruita moms and have always loved your posts.

    and speaking of..i met a mom at my homeschool co-op who was like,
    "i'm from colorado."
    me: "oh ya, me too..where?"
    her: "grand junction."
    me: "oh ya! i know the most awesome chica from FRUITA! ever heard of it?"
    her: "I'M from fruita, who's your friend?"

    small world, eh?

    tragically, she did not know you or of you. how wierd is that?

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  13. Aubrey- For realsies? No offense, but your friend must live under a rock.

    I'm big deal around here! Ha!

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  14. haha! that is EXACTLY what i thought when she told me that. very strange indeed.

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  15. This post brings tears to my eyes.
    So many memories.

    Congrats Anniethology. Thanks for making blogging fabulous.

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