Friday, July 25, 2008

Well Stick a Candle in My Ear and Blow Me Out


Yesterday was the anniversary of my blog, Happy Birthday little blog! I only started this because I wanted to join in the snark festival of commenting on Fabulon but once I got going, I found out I liked it. I had always wanted to be a writer but been held back by a) a lack of talent and b) a reluctance to deal with publishers. Blogging totally eliminates b). I don't have to look for anyone's permission or approval, all I have to do is post pictures of semi-naked muscley boys and I'm a star.

What I hadn't counted on was making connections here. Honestly, I hadn't counted on anyone actually reading this, period, so to have people respond to what I write is still thrilling to me. When R Man went in the hospital for heart surgery, the support I got from you guys was the most important comfort I had; I still appreciate it. In an odd way, I feel like many of the people I know solely through their comments here and their own blogs are friends. So happy b-day to us all, love ya, mean it.

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  1. And allow me to be the first to wish you a happy anniversary! Especially since I'm the one who suffers from lack of other written communication from you for the sack of this blog!

    Luv ya; mean it.

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  2. I'm fairly new to your brand of snark but agree with your viewpoint on the connections made via blogging. I speak (e-mail) regularly with a handful of really wonderful men. Men who are talented, engaged in their lives/careers and supportive of one another via these blog portals.

    Congrats on your first year, doll!

    BTW: Nice chain/nude pic. Sproing!

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  3. Happy anniversary!!!!!!!

    Hey, you keep putting the beef on the buffet and the crowd will keep coming.


    and by the way,
    a. is completely incorrect

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  4. Back at you, caro - think of the remarkable extended circle we're creating, of people with little more in common than a taste for obscure kitsch, a certain wry worldview, and, of course, les hommes. Deeply cool.

    And I'm with Jason (who knows from what he speaks) regarding (a).

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  5. How very kind of you all. It was just a transparent ploy for flattery. I'm glad it worked.

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  6. Happy Anniversary! Can't wait until your blog gets as many hits as you've had cock!

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  7. Happy Belated Anniversary Daaaahling!!

    One hopes that a good time was had with all of the houseboys! ;)

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  8. Congrats. And as for a), you're one of the funnier writers on the internets and it's very hard to be funny. Now that my own husband is recovering, I hope to be hanging around and commenting more.

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    How nice to see you again, I knew form your blog husband man is on the mend (yay.) That must be so distracting.

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  10. YAY! So few things these years of older youth can be celebrated with a First anniversary.

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  11. Oooh, I've been so out of it, please accept my belated congrats!

    LOVE YOU!!!!!

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  12. (I guess this means you've been coming to Fabulon for over a year, too. Yay!!!)

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