Daily Archives: August 25, 2015

And Then There Were More

You can follow Peg-O-Leg’s Ramblings, or you can turn the page.

Peg, one of my very favorite blogger buddies, hit 15,000 followers. And then she lost a couple.

We bloggers need to take care of each other.

RUN– do not walk — to Peg’s site and click “follow.” Because, really, what else do you have to do but read the very best blog on Word Press?

Peg-o-Leg's Ramblings

peg6 Me, looking grateful.

It has been 5 years almost to the day since I started a blog.   Given how ephemeral these electronic flashes of word and image can be, that makes me an elder statesman.  Practically a blogging Methuselah.

My first post was about dropping my youngest daughter off at college.  I hadn’t figured out how to upload pictures yet and it was rather wordy.  My daughter, my sister-in-law and an anonymous stranger were the only humans to read my efforts.

A couple of months later,  bolstered by the fact that I was now a genuine writer, courtesy of having this blog, I got up the courage to approach the local paper about doing a little ditty in one of their occasional magazines.  They took the bait.  I had to pay them in the form of advertising, but still – I was published!

A couple of months after that I…

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