Monday, January 07, 2008

Happy Blogoversary to Me!!!!!!!!!!!

It's my Blogoversary!!!! Two years ago (where did they go?) today, I made my first post here and I wrote, "I'm not certain where I going with this . . . I truly look forward to to this new adventure in cyberspace and connecting with you, gentle bloggers!" Little did I know that 2 years and nearly 6,000 (wow!) visitors later I'd still be here blogging my little heart out and loving it. Little did I know that I'd make so many new friends across the globe! Little did I know that the blogosphere would love groaners and weird words as much as I do.

As I said above, I had no sense of direction when I started this -- just AQ's encouragement and the knowledge that I love to write and do so better some days than others. Ronni making me an Elderblogger helped a lot in the early days because comments weren't a daily thing (sometimes I thought I was talking to myself) and it got me through the days where I almost burned my Thinking Cap. People like Joy, Millie, Mary Ann and Golden Lucy got me through those rookie days and they have my utmost thanks and love for their support.

My deepest thanks to all of you who have passed this way and left kind comments here and in email and supported me as I muddle through the world. I appreciate you more than you'll ever know and than I can fully express!

There have been a lot of changes in me (which is not going to be discussed here yet) and my blog in the last year. I gave it a new look that I'm still pretty happy with and I've watched traffic here grow. A high point was getting linked to CNN when I wrote about the Jessie Davis murders here that made headlines last summer. That isn't over yet and I'll be writing about it again when it kicks back into high gear with the trial coming soon.

As usual, this landmark event has set me a-thinkin' and has me asking my perennial question that should probably be inscribed on my tombstone: What's next?

As far as this place goes, my plan is to continue the Groaner of the Week until I run out of groaners (not bloody likely for a long time) and The Friday Groaner until y'all stop sending them to me (and I truly hope y'all don't). I hope to do Kay's Wonderful World of Weird Words at least once a month as well as more on my favorite writers. I haven't done any Rambles through the Blogosphere where I introduce you to new friends for a while and I hope to get back to that, too. I also am working on a series called "How I Got to Be Me" which will cover some pivotal events that made me who I am today. Of course, I'm going to keep ranting on politics (especially S.1959 and Election 2008), cheering on the Buckeyes, tossing out Random Thoughts, and updating y'all on happenings in Kay's World with the Cranky Old Broad stepping in now and again.

Thank you all again for your kindness, friendship and support! I value you greatly!!!!!!

Happy Blogoversary to me and, as always, Happy Blogging to you!!!!!!

Hugsssssssssssssss

Kay

16 comments:

  1. Happy Blogiversary to you, Kay! I can't believe it is only 2 years.

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  2. Two years ago I hadn't heard of blogs. I have no proof that i even existed back then! Happy Blogoversary, and thanks for making me smile with every post.

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  3. Happy Blogoversary from across the pond! Keep that keyboard busy.

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  4. Gaaaaaak! I thought it was today!!! (the 8th)
    Belated Best Wishes on your Blogiversary, Kay.

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  5. Happy Blogoversary, Kay!

    I'm glad I found your blog. :-)

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  6. Congratulations Kay,
    progress will be geometric. So can you calculate the half-life of your blog for us pls (i.e. Doubling every X months?).

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  7. Nancy2:43 PM

    Happy blogiversary, Kay.

    I always enjoy visiting your site and reading your posts.

    Sorry about that game last night....but I watched Script Ohio three times as my own personal pep rally...

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  8. Happy Day! So glad you took up blogging two years ago. Thanks for all the smiles and kind words.

    M.E.

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  9. Happy Blogiversary, Kay. Keep doin' what you're doin'!

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  10. Happy two years in this wonderful community Kay....may you have many, many more beautiful sharing moments with us dear friend...

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  11. Happy Blogversary, Kay! You keep me laughing and thinking.

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  12. Congrats on two years of blogging and groaning! ;)

    Wishing you many more...

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  13. Happy Blogversary and may you have many more posts ahead! You are just a wee bit ahead of me.

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  14. Happy Blogversary. I am so glad that you are out there writing for all of our enjoyment. So congratulation for two years of great posts.

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  15. Congrats! It has been fun to pop over here and see what you are up to and occasionally see that you have visited my space too.
    Here's to Many more years of

    Happy Blogging to Kay


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