31 Days of Blogging

I feel compelled to confess… many things, actually. Honestly, I didn’t expect much to emerge from this blog except to have a little cyber space of my own to motivate me and grant me the permission I needed to set aside my dedication to work and domestic responsibilities before they sucked every last bit of life out leaving nothing left behind.  Now, I realize I was quite selfish when starting this blog endeavor, and so what? It was my New Year’s resolution, not yours.  The first week went swimmingly well, but on the second week I was losing my resolve fast, and I was a bit lost and confused, so I started poking my nose into other people’s business and was pleasantly surprised by what I found. I discovered a brand new world of talented people with similar aspirations that I never really knew existed, at least not on this magnitude.  The more posts I read, the more nuggets of wisdom, inspiration and enjoyment I found.  The poetry, short stories, personal journals were all fascinating pieces of work, and I could browse all of this great content at no cost, wow – why didn’t anyone tell me this! Now, I look at others and their work with a newfound appreciation and a bit of envy at times. Also, I’ve discovered I’m a stat slut (naturally, size does matter) and there is no getting beyond that because I’m exhilarated every time I see the numbers grow before my eyes.  Moreover, I am honored and thrilled to have your readership.  Your support, follows, likes and comments have provided a bounty beyond compare that fills me up with the courage and determination to continue with what feels right, and that is to simply write something everyday. May our muses continue be amused and embrace as they dance face to face and whisper the words we long to hear.

Sincerely,

Kelly

Published by Kelly

“I’m just a girl in the world…that’s all you’ll let me be...” Southern California Native who gets in trouble for sarcasm, suffers from bouts of OCD, and listens to an eclectic range of music really, really loud especially while driving too fast. Turn up the Rap, R&B, Punk, Billy, Indie, Alternative, Classic, Folk, Metal, and Grunge, Melodic, Industrial, Electronic, Soul and so on you get the point.

12 thoughts on “31 Days of Blogging

  1. “Stat slut”: Pretty unique. And you were right here in that maybe a blog starts just for you but then once it gets going it becomes about the readers too and the those people you read and follow also. And it’s all free, too. Good post!

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    1. Exactly, and thankfully it’s free (unlike my gym membership lol) and available to use when inspired and have the time so I can keep it out here in the WWW. Even when I don’t write I find myself reading others (more) often. 😁 thanks for visit, likes and comments! Have a great day. Stay safe.

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      1. Yeah, that makes sense. Just be reading all there is to read here we can get a lot of inspiration. And it’s nice to read posts from years ago and see how things have changed or thoughts. Free helps. Those pesky gym memberships, haha. Have a great weekend. Stay safe also!

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  2. Thanks for posting these thoughts. I have had a very similar experience. For any of us, it inevitably starts out as a kind of narcissism — as if anyone cares what I think! But by being exposed to others, and to forms of writing I don’t often read on my own, I’m learning how to cut back on the navel gazing and starting to dig down to find those common veins of experience that are where real writing ought to live.

    I’ve enjoyed you and your writing, and am so glad to hear that this has been a positive thing for you. 🙂

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    1. Thanks 🙂 I’m happy to share and am glad to hear that you can relate. Our nasty narcism tends to distort our vision and gets in the way of what’s important, which is the people and connections. I’ve really enjoyed your writings as well! Keep the words flowing like a stream.

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