Friday, January 08, 2010

Random Blogoversary Thoughts

cartoon from www.weblogcartoons.com

Cartoon by Dave Walker. Find more cartoons you can freely re-use on your blog at We Blog Cartoons.



I spent my blogoversary checking on the snow (we are buried), visiting as many of you as I could, and thinking about where I want to go from here (as well as a lot other stuff). Here are a few things that I'm considering. I won't call them resolutions because I'm not good at them.

* I found the the cartoon above great blog by a gentleman called Dave Walker who shares his fun cartoons with all and sundry. Do give it a look.

* I've been terribly remiss in spending time at Blogher and think I'd like to restore and increase my presence there. I'll tell y'all where to find me there.

* Some of my favorite series have been languishing which means I have huge backlogs of material and more appearing daily. You long-time visitors will recall Weird Words, My Favorite Mysteries and The Founding Fathers on the Bill of Rights.

* Since y'all seem to like a good (or bad) groooaannn, The Groaner of the Week stays as I have said before and if you come across an excellent new groaner you want to share, please email it to me at the addy in the sidebar and I will link it your blog. God knows we all love new readers and we need a good giggle to start our week.

* And yeah, my passion for Ohio State football will continue.

* Old TV is fun and it will be around for a while, too. It reminds me of simpler times when people had manners and ethics and nasty language was not a staple of entertainment.

* I think I want to avoid politics mostly -- it's not good for my blood pressure and some people think that my blog is a forum for their agenda. Then again, there are times when I seriously have to holler about the idiocies that our leaders and the talking heads are attempting to perpetrate. Some times the Cranky Old Broad insists on ranting.

* I haven't done a story for The Elder Storytelling Place in a long time and I'd like to do that, too.

* And my How I Got to Be Me blog is wayyyy overdue for updating. What can I say? It's not easy to relive less than pleasant memories.

* My blog roll needs to be updated which means I have to do some housework here. Who knows? I might even redecorate while I'm at it. (I do wish Blogger would come up with some new templates.)

Yeah, I'm being ambitious in my thoughts and I might even accomplish some of it! The bottom line is that I'm here and plan to hang around for a while and hope y'all will, too.

Happy Blogging!!!!!

Kay

6 comments:

  1. Happy continuation of the blogaversary! Mine is coming up and I want to make some changes too - but small ones. As you may know, I deleted my blogroll, since it was impossible to get rid of the deadwood otherwise. I'd like to do a new one, but I know it will take a while and I'm not sure I have the patience.

    I'm glad to know you will be giving up politics - it gives me a headache!!

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  2. Anonymous2:33 PM

    Kay--Happy Blogoversary. I must admit that I've no idea when I started blogging or when my blogoversary is. Oblivious, eh?

    Thanks for keeping the Groaners. I love your posting of humorous stuff!
    Hugs--
    Cop Car

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  3. You've got some good ideas Kay...

    I love Dave Walker's cartoons...hilarious. I've saved his site in my favorite file.

    I'm REALLY glad you've decided to hang out at BlogHer more often. Am I biased? Maybe, but only because it's such a great place...and there's so much going on there and so much great info to get...good for you. I'm there all the time and I haven't begun to get all the benefits from the site that I could...because I'm constantly working. Hey...you need a new button for your side bar lady. We've been BlogHer.com for a long time now. Here's a link for where you can find the new code for an updated button just like the one you have...so you can enter it:

    http://www.blogher.com/node/4218>

    See you over at BlogHer...

    Now, continuing on.....I don't write about politics on my blog....on purpose. Enough said.

    I look forward to any new entries on your How I Got to Be Me Blog...I enjoy those.

    And, I too have been remiss on the Elder Storytelling blog...I just haven't had the time to send in any entries; and I feel badly about that. I like that site and I like reading those posts. I hope I free up some time somewhere down the line. Hugs, Joy

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  4. Kay, congrats! Keep doing what you have been doing, which is just great.

    I started my blog on Nov 20, 2006 so it's been over 3 years. Time sure flies, as they say...

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  5. Happy Blogoversary Kay. It seems like I've been doing this way to long at times and other times not long enough. I try hard to keep it interesting or at least offer new stuff, but how much longer can I do that.

    Politics, Religion on my blog, not on my life, or yours either. :)
    I do enjoy your blog "How I got to be me" but haven't been there in awhile, will head there now to see if anything new is up since my last visit.

    ta ta...

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  6. congrats on the blogoversary! you're a mighty successful blogger! keep on keepin' on!!!

    p.s. love the cartoon.

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