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Questions from Bluebell! July 7, 2009

Posted by Michelle, with dignity in Uncategorized.
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Bluebell at Leaves in the Spring left me this question today….

Why did you start blogging?

And that’s a damn good question!  

I know back with LiveJournals were really popular, I had a LJ and kept up with my friends from high school that way the first few years of college.  It was really just a way for all of us moody, angry kids, in our post-goth (yeah, I wore black nail polish.  And I’m ok with that.) “I still don’t know who I am” self-importance, to let out our oh-so-important musings about how unfair life is, or how cool we are, or how uncool someone else is.  

But blogging morphed, I suppose, about 5 years ago.  At the time I managed my own blog on my now husbands webspace.  I wrote all my code, made my own backgrounds, and changed it up regularly.  The maintenance was too much for a college kid working two jobs, so I let that go.  But, I was really coming into my own at that time, and I think blogging was my way of putting my thoughts out there.  

So, I’ve always thought that blogging was a little bit self-important.  And I still feel that my while my blog isn’t so much about me trying to find my place anymore, it’s still a little self-important. A year ago I definitely was searching for my “something else” so to speak.  Now, I’m really happy and content with where I am, and where my life seems to be going.  So my blog is no longer about finding myself.  

I guess the answer is “because all the cool kids did it”!

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Comments»

1. Lily - July 8, 2009

Yes they do!

2. Bluebelle - July 8, 2009

That’s really interesting, thanks for answering! 🙂

3. E.P. - July 11, 2009

I did the same thing at first! Funny how it’s evolved for us both!


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