The year in review, part 2: ‘Riting

The year in review, part 2: ‘Riting

Participating in NaBloPoMo last year was good experience in establishing a schedule for writing and posting, and I wanted to carry it forward into 2008. I was also discovering that I wanted to do more posts that gave me a chance to stretch my muscles with the “second R” in my blog title. Of the 157 posts (at this count) labeled as “‘riting,” 98 of them were done in 2008, so it looks like there’s been a lot more writing around here this year, and I’m pleased about that. I’m including excerpts from, and links to, some posts from that category, and I’d love to have you go and read more! Almost half of those posts this year came about from my participation in the Weekend Assignment, which is hosted by Karen Funk Blocher on her blog Outpost Mâvarin. As this year began, Karen was new to hosting the Assignments, having recently taken them over […]

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The Blogoversary Scraptacular!

The Blogoversary Scraptacular!

We’ll return to our regularly scheduled “scraps” next week, but today we have a special!One year ago today, my first post appeared in this space. At the time, I’m sure it was read by no one but me (and I doubt many other people have gone back to read it since then, either). But some folks have found their way here over time, and I’m glad you’re here to celebrate my first Blogoversary with me! Taking a cue from the Franklin Avenue blog (which turned five this month – how long is that in blog years?), I’m inviting you to help me mark the occasion by de-lurking and leaving a comment on this post – or leaving a comment, period, if you do that here often. I’d like to know how you found the blog and whether you read often, if you wouldn’t mind sharing that too. I thought that this might be an appropriate […]

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