I think most people who have ever written a blog post have wondered if what they have just released into the web is worth reading.
Do I have something to say? Is it relevant? Does anyone care?
I certainly did on the night of December 31, 1999. Everyone else was out partying the new year/century/millennium. I was sitting in front of a computer poking about random stuff. Which really should tell you just how introverted I am.
I ran across one of those free website things and found myself bored enough to start one. Fifteen years later, I’m still around.
I have not blogged steadily in that time. Many times I’ve sat down and asked myself if what I have to say really matters, answer ‘no’ and I set the blog to private while I ponder life, cat hair and coffee.
The content and feel of my blog has changed as often as it has changed servers. Probably more. I like WordPress and will probably linger here. The site might change title again at some point.
But….15 years. 180 months. 782 weeks. 5479 days.
I have since, lived in Mexico, Colorado, South Dakota, Okinawa and Alaska.
I have finished a degree, obtained other certifications.
I’ve worked as a Library aide, cashier, nurse aide, chemical dependency technician/life skills instructor, youth program aide, general educational paraprofessional, library aide again.
I’ve married a great man, changed name, become a military spouse, lost two babies and given birth to a third.
I still don’t know if I have something to say that is relevant to anyone other than me.
I will continue reading, writing, cooking, drawing, dreaming, rambling and overall being the fool that I am.
Let’s see what comes out of this.