|2 out of 2 guest bloggers say:|
"I love your readers - their comments are always so genuine."
Ahem, excuse my puffed out chest here, but Oh Yes I Do ....I do believe that I have the best readers and the best commenters end of story. Lucky, lucky, hugely lucky me.
Those first sentences here in today's post? are what Tarja of The Flying Chalupa, and Tiff of On The Verge, my awesome guest posters from Wednesday and Friday, had to say about the comments left here for them.
Taking this week off has allowed me to think, ponder, mull, and come to a realization. I now know why it has bothered me SO VERY MUCH that I haven't been able to get back to everyone who comments here.
I know now why I don't like the feeling of not being able to make it to your blogs as often as I'd like.
*i can see clearly now*
So this is why I have been unhappy in falling behind in contact with all of you.
IT IS because I really really like all of you. And, not just regular like, but really like. Like, grown attached to, and miss. I didn't have guilt, I had a case of missing you.
See what I'm saying? I missed you all because you are all that. And it took Tiff and Tarja to just say, "hey, your readers rock" that made me actually hear PING! in my head at the thought of "that's it!"
I don't feel guilty, I MISS THEM.
So, I came across the most AWESOME way to say "I love you, man" over at Wellington Road, which just so happens to be the blog of the week here. Juli Ryan is the author of this sweet, sweet, intelligent and clever blog. She is living in New Zealand with Five, her precious son with an accent, and her husband. She held a giftcard giveaway, no strings attached, to say thank you to her readers. "Hey!," I told Juli, "I can do that and would LOVE to do that."
So, I am doing that to say Thank You. And to say You Rock. And to let you know how I truly appreciate you and want you to feel that, not just read it, but to know it, too. I love this idea, I really do.
My live in tech support coughhusbandcough will pick a random number, and that will be the random commenter winner on this giveaway of your choice of a Starbucks giftcard or Border's giftcard or Barnes and Noble giftcard. Your.choice. Just please leave a comment so we can do this thing.
Ahhh...I feel so good about this. Thank you, Dr.s Tarja and Tiffany, for the productive session. The check is in the mail.
And, THANK YOU, to all of you, my most wonderful commenters and readers. You really are the best, you know that?
Also: I know I don't have to do this, but I really want to.
Tags: [It's my blog I can do a giveaway if I want to.] [You can't stop me.] [This is so fun to give stuff away.] [ I love you, man.]