Making connections…I couldn’t have said it better myself, so here’s Tracy’s post!
The first Girl-Scouting Lesson I learned goes like this:
Make new friends, but keep the old. Some are silver and others are gold.
I’ve been asking my blogging friends questions all week: “Why am I blogging?”
Now I know that answer–to connect with people.
I can’t imagine remaining motivated or inspired (to write or to live) without my relationships, old and new because
Everything I know I’ve learned from someone else.
A new connection happened this week. I blogged (thinking aloud) “And what should I blog?”
The really neat thing about blogging is, it turns friendly eavesdropping readers into people who contribute to the conversation.
Rachael Hanel read my blog, and she commented with the best kind of answer, a question. “Have you blogged about your path to publication?” (She has to be a teacher!)
So I checked out her blog
(because writers and teachers are among my…
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Tracy Lee Karner said:
I’m well into mid-life, just beginning to blog for the reason of making connections with like-minded people, and surprised by how much child-like FUN I’m having. I get so excited when I come across someone in the blogging world that I ALMOST but didn’t meet in the “real” world (okay, so this IS the real world now). It’s like going to Poland and meeting someone on the train, who went to school with your cousin back in Warsaw, Minnesota.