Friday, December 6, 2013

December 6

Looking back....

Today's prompt for the blog-a-thon is to share your first blog post.  So here it is...

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Let's get ready to rum ball!

Get it? Rum ball = Rumble. Well, this seems as good of a way to start a blog as any. Merry Christmas.


On December 24, 2008 I was 25, newly married, and working as a receptionist.  I started out reading a couple of great blogs and was inspired to create my own.  

This blog was started to be a place to be weird and goofy but my brand of weird and goofy is best experienced in person so instead I started writing about the goings on in my life. 

It took a long time to find my "voice" here and I cringe reading some of my old posts.  Cringe.  But just like my brace-faced/home-permed/neon outfit middle school pictures, they still exist.  I refuse to delete, keeping them as evidence of growth.  Or something.

This blog and I have been through a lot together.
 
And to those who read, you have given me so very much.

I'll stop being such a sap now.  Anyhow, thanks for reading.



7 comments:

  1. You are brave. I have 12 posts reverted to draft. How long did you work as a receptionist? Too much multitasking for me.

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    1. I was a receptionist for about 2 years and it was my least favorite job. The multitasking wasn't too bad I just didn't like talking on the phone all day.

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    2. I talked on the phone for work for years. I have anxiety when the phone rings now

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    3. The worst part was they wouldn't turn the caller ID on to ensure that I was treating every call the same. I can't help it, I like a heads up of who's calling me so I can be emotionally prepared. :) Blasted phones!

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  2. Hilarious picture! Totally hear you on the cringing, but awesome that you see the growth in it. Kudos to you for keeping all your old posts up!

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    1. Thanks and thanks for stopping by!

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