years ago today
I published my first blog post
thank you to all
who have made the time
to stop by for a visit
and sit for a moment.
“all human actions have one or more of these seven causes:
chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.”
painting by: bruce nutting – seven birds of blue
“the exact day I became a poet was april 1, 1965,
the day I bought my first typewriter.”
in honor of poetry month.
mine was the day I learned to hold a pencil
and found a scrap of paper to scribble on.
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image credit: glen baxter, new yorker magazine
what began as post #1 in may of 2012
has led to post #2001 today.
thank you to all who
view, read, comment, chat, post, and share.
i appreciate each and every one of you
even in those far away countries
where i may have only 1 loyal reader
you have all offered me
much food for thought
and most of all
wonderful human connections.
here’s to the next 2001.
“i think statistics go in one ear and out the other.
all of us respond to stories more than numbers.”
image credit: metro goldwyn mayer, media.com
image credit: kerrytown bookfest
September 24th: National Punctuation Day
* “A celebration of the lowly comma, correctly used quotation marks,
and other proper uses of periods, semicolons, and the ever-mysterious ellipsis.”
National Punctuation Day gives you the opportunity
to dress up your sentences with all kinds of context and accentuation!
Or, take the day to remind yourself what a semicolon actually does.
‘i’m tired of wasting letters when punctuation will do, period.’
*(i may not be qualified to celebrate this holiday,
as i endlessly abuse this system of grammatical organization.)
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today is the day.
my blog has grown
from one acorn of one word
into a forest of 1000 posts of all colors.
i am humbled
for all of you
who have taken
offer your kind thoughts to me.
it has meant all the difference.
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