Jan 6, 2010

Today Is My Blogoversary!

I can't even wrap my head around the fact that I've been blogging for two full years as of today! The decision I made back in January of '08 to create a blog centered around something I love to do - reading and talking about books - is one of the best decisions I've ever made in my life. But I have to admit that back then, I didn't have a clue about blogging! (I didn't even know what a 'comment' was!) And I most certainly didn't have a clue about all of the extraordinary people that were going to come into my life because of blogging. I consider myself very lucky to have stumbled into something that has brought me so much joy, not to mention many wonderful friendships.

In December of 2007, after hearing more and more about blogs on the internet, I got curious and decided to create one of my own, but I had no idea what I should write about, so that's when I started nosing around. I remember the actual day I ran across a book blog for the first time. It was Books On The Brain hosted by Lisa M. I remember I was at work (I know, my bad!) taking a break from what I was supposed to be doing, and somehow I landed on Lisa's blog. My first thought was 'WOW! THIS IS SO COOL!' I was so impressed with the professionalism of her blog, the amount of books she read, her wonderful reviews (and of course, her great sense of humor!) and all of the regular visitors that came and left comments for her on a daily basis. Obviously, I had been living with my head in the sand and had no idea of this whole other world out there. I knew then what I wanted to do. I started visiting her blog every day and I slowly began to learn. I learned about comments and blogging etiquette and through reading all of the other comments, I discovered other book bloggers who were doing the same thing Lisa was doing! It was FABULOUS! I had finally found my home on the internet!

I know I've said this before, but I have to say it again - THANK YOU LISA! You will always be #1 in my book. Whenever I had a question, Lisa graciously helped me and offered invaluable advice. I'd also like to thank all of you who stop by and visit my blog regularly. I know that I'm not the most current blogger who reads all the latest releases and I don't read a massive number of books each year, but I do love sharing what I do read and I appreciate all of you and I love reading your comments. They make my day!

I'd like to wish everyone a belated Happy New Year and wish you all the best in 2010!

16 comments:

  1. Yeah, Lisa is a great person and one of my favorite book bloggers! Congrats again on 2 years!!

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  2. Happy Blogiversary to you! I'm so impressed that you've been at it for tow years and I look forward to many more years. Happy New Year!

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  3. Happy Blogiversary, Lisa! My two year is next month! Keep doing what you've been doing because I love to visit your blog.

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  4. Congrats on your Blogiversary! I agree that it is amazing as to how many great people blogging has introduced us to, and the time just goes so quickly! I think you have so much to offer on your blog and hope you will be around for more years to come!

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  5. Oh, Lisa, you are so kind and I am so happy to count you among my blog friends. Two years, I can hardly believe it! Blogging has added to my life in numerous positive ways but truly the best thing about it is how it allowed me to meet other readers and wonderful people like you!

    Thanks so much for your kind words- they made my day. Happy Blogoversary, Lisa!!

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  6. Happy, happy blogiversary!! You know I'm a big fan...this year will mark two years for me, too. So glad I joined this great community of book lovers!

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  7. Happy Anniversary to a great blog!!

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  8. It's time for a celebration! I am such a silly girl, I forgot my own anniversary last year. Hope I don't do that again this year. Congrats to you!!

    Blogging is a lot of fun but the people I've encountered is what makes it special.

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  9. Like Ti, I forgot my own 2nd blogoversary in September.. whoops!

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  10. Happy 2 Years! It is am,azing how much fun it is, isn't it?

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  11. Happy Blogiversary!!! I love your blog and think you've done an amazing job...here's to another great year! Cheers!

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  12. Thanks girls for all of your sweet comments! You all are a part of the reason I love blogging so much!

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  13. Congratulations on a great two years! Here's hoping for many more!!!

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  14. Congratulations on two years! I am nearing one so TWO is something I can't even imagine..good for you..love your blog!

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  15. Happy Blogiversary! Wishing you many more years of blogging fun.

    --Anna
    Diary of an Eccentric

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  16. Happy Blogiversary! Wow, 2 years flys, doesn't it? Here's to another great 2 years. I'm sure glad I met you!

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