Have you heard about the new twelve-step program for the habitually long-winded? Yeah, On-And-On-Anon.
Well, sometimes it feels like that's what I've been doing here at One Man's Wonder these past few years. I hope I've been picking my battles and choosing my words well enough so you don't agree.
FROM DUTY TO DEVOTION
It seems like just yesterday that I first stuck my toe into this blogging ocean. My first post, So This Ant Walks Into a Bar, got one comment.
At that time, I was grateful just for the support of my
family and a few of my closest friends who—despite their shyness about leaving comments—dutifully came to see what
Jeff's new diversion was all about.
Four hundred posts, a quarter million page views and seventy-four countries later, I'm feeling pretty encouraged. I think I'll stick with it!
speaking of encouragement, that, besides the sheer joy I find in the writing,
is really what's kept me going—from those requisite visits of loved
ones, to the small leaps of faith made by my followers, to all the "lurkers" who tell me they follow me anonymously, to the cherished
relationships I've formed with fellow bloggers, authors and other
kindred spirits. This online community is amazingly generous and