It feels good and it feels weird. I started this blog so I could comment on the blogs of some of my fellow Hamptonians not long after I moved to Pittsburgh. I was lonely and feeling out of sync with my comfort zone. I didn't know anyone in Pittsburgh other than my dad and most of my closest friends (the ones I grew up with) and family were moving back to Charlotte just as I was moving away. This blog was my way of reconnecting with that world, or at least the ones of my Hamptonians.
Now it's morphed into something altogether different. I know bloggers of varied races, instead of only black ones. I think about some bloggers more than I think about people I actually know. I read Joy's blog enough that I see stuff that reminds me of her all the time. Some are my homies from journalism (VDizzle, Chris). I picked up a mentee (I need to check on Cnel...). I've met several bloggers (Duck, Ace, Dreamy J). Some give me birthday cards (Diva!) or web awards (that list is too long)! Some have inspired me to be a fab mommy (PCD, 1969, Liz, Sandy). One I've read every single post she's ever written (La) and credit myself with having made her who she is!!! I kid! Lol. I found some from her (Joy, Shani) who are some of my faves. I have to use
some one blog s to keep up with my actual friend s I knew before blogs (STACE!!!) LOLOLOL. I'm even dating a blogger! (Definitely something I would've NEVER anticipated. I think internet dating is creepy and nebulous. But we weren't looking for one another so whatev I guess. Lol.) To all the bloggers I mentioned, by name or alluded to, to those I didn't, to those who read me regularly and those who just stop by every once in a while, thanks!! If I didn't mention your name in this post but have mentioned you regularly on this blog, include your name here!! Blogger for life, son! Lol.