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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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Elizabeth

Everything you said is exactly how I feel, you just said it far more eloquently than I would. I also have had a down year for blogging and I miss it—and the community—so much. I think I'm also held back from saying what I'm thinking a lot in the current news environment, so I default to writing nothing at all a lot of the time. But on the fringes of our old community I do hear a few people wishing to make a return, and I've been feeling much the same way. So to blogs! (What else would I fill up my writing board on Pinterest with if you retired, hee hee)

CarrieH

I was so happy to see another post by you this morning. Please don't go away. The blogging world may be changing, but it still is a good way of connecting with like-minded souls. I have stopped reading some blogs because there are so many pop-ups every few seconds that the message itself is unreadable. I love yours because it is all about the words and the feels and the everyday struggles. Keep being real and keep writing!

Laura Cushman

Happy to see your post Amy

Vickie

I am glad that you are back.

Laura

I miss the heyday of blogs. I started my Typepad blog in 2003 and had used other platforms before that -- it was fun being part of the zeitgeist. This year I finally stopped paying for Typepad and my site is up there as a ghost -- their single template for free blogs is, unfortunately, not attractive at all. Over the years I've blogged about books, scrapbooking, cardmaking, baseball, current events . . . but for now, I've decided I had to put it aside. My daughter needs me just as much now as when she was little (which surprised me, I guess) and I have to carve out time to read and make things. I want to keep writing, even if it's not on a blog right now.

Liz S

If it helps any, you have an international audience- I think I almost always read what you write, and I'm not in the US. :) The randomness is fun, and lots of what you write resonates with me, as a reading mum with a not-entirely-easy relationship with my church.

Margot

So happy to see you're back! Have always loved and been inspired by your writing.

Christine Newman

I’ve always enjoyed reading your words. I feel the same about blogging. Nowadays you have to do it for YOU.

Robin W.

I'm glad you're blogging again! I like your blog with its randomness of real life; it is authentic. Thank you!

Anne-Liesse

I have been missing your blog posts. I am so glad you have decided to continue. The fact that you write about varied topics is one of the things I really like about your blog. Your writing encourages me to consider things/topics I wouldn't always seek out on my own. Looking forward to your next post.
Take care,
Anne-Liesse

Britt

I miss the old blogging community as well. I don’t like how blogging has become about money and lifestyle.

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