Sunday, May 2, 2010

Thought and Thinking

Wow. I cannot believe that April has come and gone. The A to Z Challenge along with it. Wow.

I will say that the A to Z Challenge definitely opened up my eyes to the world of blogging. Convenient enough for it to be the month I started blogging. I laughed at that. I had started blogging in the beginning of April. It is now May. I have 28 followers. I will say that it makes me smile.
I love blogging. I never would have thought myself to be a blogger. Maybe it's because I always assumed blogging was all about yourself. You know, conceited stuff like that. I guess I thought I wasn't cut out for it. Look at me now (figuratively speaking).
It's been kind of hard, what with school and everything. Especially considering that I loved blogging. It was hard to stay away and do my homework instead. As it is, I'm taking a little bit of a break from my homework to write this. Hey, at least I'm honest.
I didn't actually plan on using my Blogger account to blog. I had made the account so that I could enter this contest. The person holding the contest was giving away like 30 or 45 books or something for first place. Me being the reader I am, made the account so that I could enter. Now, I personally know Lee over at Tossing it Out. I had known he was a blogger, but for some reason it never really crossed my mind until my cousin's birthday party about two weeks after I made my Blogger account. At that point I was curious about the world of blogging. Not that I knew much about it at the time. So, I decided to check out his blog. Turned out he had this big A-Z Challenge going on. I started a bit late, but I was able to catch up. And I'm glad I entered. It was a great way to "meet" new people. I also got some Followers along the way. Thank you guys for following. RAWR!
Anyways, this blog really changed my life. I never thought I would ever say that. I'm a writer, but I guess blogging wasn't included in that until now. And I love it. I really really do. It's strangely comforting to know that people actually care enough to read what I'm writing.
Why do I blog? It took me a while to figure this out. One, I like it. I like being able to say pretty much whatever I want. The freedom is... nice. It lets me be myself in a way I never have been able to before. I love that.
I like knowing that I gave my opinion. I like getting my writing out there. (I know I haven't been doing a lot of that lately, but I do have VWRP.) Why else? In a world where people like me are overlooked and easily forgotten, here I feel as if I have the opportunity to be noticed.
I really can't think of any other reasons. I love blogging (and writing and reading). I love being able the express myself. It's liberating.
This A-Z Challenge has changed so many people. I want to do that. I want to be a part of some sort of change. It would make it feel as if my life had some worth. If I made at least one person happy in this world. Then I could make more people happy. That way, whenever I doubt myself, or feel as if I am worthless.
I can remember
all those lives I
changed. All those
people whose days I made
brighter, just by
Just by
being there.

You gotta admit, wouldn't that feel nice? I want to change lives for the better. That all I really want.
So thank you, Lee! For this A-Z Challenge. I hope you know what a wonderful person you are! I hope you know how many lives you have changed! RAWR!
Have a good day. In general. ;)
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  1. Gosh. I'm jealous...28 followers for being here only since April...You go girl. I'm 1/2 way there. LOL. And I've been doing this on and off for 3 years...maybe it has something to do with you knowing Arlee 'personally.' Or maybe it's because you're a good writer. Keep it up girl.
    Now back to your homework...

    Be blessed. Be a blessing.
    I so loves me some Pink Floyd.
    DJ GlenMC

  2. Wolfie, I'm very proud of you and the great job you did with A to Z. And you are doing very well as a blogger and off to a good start. It took me over 2 months to reach 28 followers. Keep commenting on blogs and you will get more. Thank you for the kind words and for finishing A to Z. Someday you will make a big difference in the world--keep looking up, heading forward, and always remember you are valuable.

    Tio Lee
    Tossing It Out

  3. An excellent write about the challenge, Yes we all have much to thank Lee for.
    Take care.

  4. Wolfie, I am so glad to have met you but sorry I haven't come by before now..I just realized you were in the challenge...shame on me! So glad to meet you now though! Ha, now you have 29 followers...

  5. That was beautiful! I can totally relate to what you had to say, although I have technically been blogging for a while- It was sporadic and I had barely anyone reading my page. This challenge opened my eyes to a whole nother world out there!

    I think it's wonderful that you want to use your blog as a tool to made a difference in this world! Go for it! Let your blog light shine! :-D

    Will be keeping up with you! I hope to hear more now this challenge is over!

  6. Wow. I really love reading comments. Thank y'all for the support and love. It makes me happy to see that you all care. RAWR! Love y'all.


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