The first post to you blog is a monumental task. Right up until the point where you remind yourself that approximately 3.46 people will see the post and one of them is only excited to the see a photo of herself at the top of the screen. (I have a very vain child – clearly a trait from her father’s side.)
I had hoped to write a brilliant piece about a road trip to Indiana to root on my favorite DNC candidate. This brilliant piece would then jettison me to a place in blogoworld (or is it blogoland – like Disney, I get these confused) shared only by the likes of Bloggess or Dooce or the-many pictures-of-cats-doing-things blogs that are out there thriving, but my inspiration fell short, much like Obama’s numbers in Pennsylvania.
So here I sit. Maybe blogging isn’t for everyone as WordPress and Blogger would have you believe? This is far more difficult then being the Amy in Ohio who is a professional commentor on a dozen or so blogs I can’t get enough of. (No commentor isn’t a word or a profession now that I think about it as I’ve not made a dime from those people).
I guess I could just share with you my thoughts as they run through my head…McCain and RNC need to be sat down in timeout…the Bush Administration (do I really have to keep capitalizing that after all they’ve done?) must face the consequences for their actions…if I stumble upon one more interesting internet tidbit to enjoy I’ll likely be fired as that will teeter my work to play ratio out of my employer’s favor…I miss my daughter today more than most days and most days I miss her far too much – no one really tells you how hard the working mom gig can be at times…there are a surprising number of moms in Ohio that seem quite intelligent until the notion of globalwarming comes up…is globalwarming one word or two? (There, now you have something to comment on.)
I’m going to participate in a Walk Now for Autism tomorrow that I would have been completely unaware of (even though it’s in my hometown) were it not for the gal at A Mommy Story. If you haven’t done so already, take a moment and make a contribution to a great cause that effects 1 in 150 children in the U.S.
If I sit and wait for the perfect topic to start this thing, I’ll never start this thing and the crappy opening message from WordPress will be my mark on the world – what if I were to die in a tragic accident? That WordPress post would be even worse than the paramedics seeing my tattered undies. Bottomline, I’ll look back on this and conclude, as I’m sure most of you have, that I’M TRYING TO HARD. If all else fails I’ll start posting cat pics, so if you have any, please feel free to forward them my way.
But for now, congratulations to me, I wrote my first blog post. Now, time for a nap.