Friday, December 9, 2011

Comments: A Blogger's High

I wanted to send you all over to the blog "The Real Ninny Muggins" today.
My new blog friends, Madeline & Breanna, are both teenagers, recently starting out in the blog world, & I think they're a hoot.
Their recent blog post is about blog comments. Please visit it HERE & give them LOTS of love!
Madeline says she looks up to me as a blogging mother. {How sweet is that?!} I love to think I've taken those two creative girlies under my blogging wing. When it comes to starting out blogging, it can be a lonely world. My advice to Madeline & Breanna (& to any blogger) has been this: be yourself & you'll find your following.
On their theme of 'commenting', I do remember months of blogging, with each click of the keyboard echoing off the walls of the www. It was painful some days. But I kept blogging because I liked writing. And I liked blabbing about random stuff & pretending it was important. And finally, when I got my first comment, I was left speechless for a moment. I blog for myself, but it sure feels good to get affirmation along the way. A comment can shoot me from here to the stars. A comment fuels the fire. Let's see, how cheesy can I get? Oh, I know: A comment is a warm embrace. Cheesy, but true.

Though I'm definitely guilty of hopping blogs in silence, lately I've been really trying to make an effort to leave a comment on the blogs I visit & peek at, even if just a "Howdy!" or a "You're awesome."
When you leave me a comment, just picture my silly goofy grin & then picture me giving you a giant squeezie hug.


  1. They are a funny pair, love it!

  2. Thank you SO MUCH Nikki!
    You've been so wonderful to us in all our blogging escapades! You mean the blogging world to Breanna and I!

  3. For some reason comments tend to give us validation. So here's some for you!

  4. I know what you mean! I try and leave as many comments as I can!!

  5. Sending you a warm embrace!!!!!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!!!!

  6. I'm one of the guilty ones...I have read your blog everyday for way over a year & have gone back & read from your very first post, but have never commented! Your randomness is important & I like it

  7. Coming out of my daily lurk to tell you we're all still here and still enjoying what you post every day :) Why do you think I keep coming back after all these years?? :)

  8. I get it! I try and comment often because I get so few! But I will keep blogging and creating and loving life!!!
    Thanks for this post!

  9. nice point. you're awesome!

  10. I know what you mean, the blogging starts are always hard.
    I've a 3 year old blog about advertising and graphic desing which I used to update not very often. But in the last year I get used to it and comments and followers started to appear. In the last month I started a personal blog, abour DIY, recipes and personal stuff, and once again, the hard start. But now I know it's just a matter of time. I just have to keep updating and, most important, having a great time blogging.

    Apart from that, I like to discover other bloggers, like the girls in your post. Thanks for sharing :)

  11. Love your blog and its randomness and warmth!


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