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Confessions of a Blog Newbie

mabel strickland circa 1935

This is a huge belated thank you to any and all people involved in getting my blog post about DVDs on the Freshly Pressed page. I also apologize for being such a total newbie that it took me a while to figure out what happened. Not exactly sure of how this actually came about, but even if it was pure luck I’m going to roll with it and be happy.

I decided to start blogging in on December 21, 2010, a little more than a month ago. Wrote the first post and hit the publish button on December 23, 2010, 2 days later. Chose WordPress because I liked the selection of layouts and the blog that I have been following for years uses it. Stumptuous.com, a great sight for real women to get into weight training.

The next few days I fiddled around with the widgets and  a created an ‘about me’ page.  I just wanted to write. Had a blizzard of jumbled thoughts and ideas bouncing around the brain pan and had a desperate need to get them out. There are a gazillion Blogs floating around. Many them populated by actual human beings.  Talented and creative, these bloggers have varied and fascinating things to say. Faced with all this, I was convinced that it would be a good long time for anyone to discover my little blog, off in the weeds.

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