Greetings and happy Friday! Today is the I Miss You blogfest, hosted by Alex, Andrew, and Matt, where bloggers around the sphere are posting about bloggers they miss, and bloggers they would miss if they weren't around anymore.
It's a great chance to let your fellow bloggers/followers know how much they mean to you. That's why this blogoshpere is so awesome. So many genuine, caring peeps. And I'd miss all of you for sure, if you weren't around. Without you, my readers and commentors, this would all be in vain. So if you're reading this right now, THANK YOU! For being here, being my friend, and sharing life's journey. :D
A lot of bloggers seem to come and go, and a few that I visited when I was brand new to the scene aren't around anymore. Let's face it, it's impossible to get around to every blog every time, and it's understandable that some followers who used to be regulars with visits and comments, no longer are from life's other demands, or because they connect better with others and time is limited.
But without a doubt, there are two bloggers who never fail to visit me and comment, even though I fall behind and it takes me a few days to return the visit sometimes .... and if they disappeared, well I might have to have a good blubbering cry over it.
And they, of course, are Alex J. Cavanaugh and Old Kitty. I have a feeling they'll be mentioned quite a bit today, and it's no mystery why they're both so popular. Both are a perfect example of what good blogging is all about, and if either of them were to stop blogging/following, I'd feel the loss for sure.
And here are two bloggers I met in the very beginning, when my blog was just a fledgling, and they've let me grow alongside them with open arms. I'd miss them terribly if they ever disappeared: Leigh T. Moore and SA Larsen. They both stay loyal to their visits, despite their growing successes.
And you know, while I'm at it, I'm just gonna point a finger at DL Hammons because his awesomesauce Write Club is leaving him little time to visit blogs, and well, I kinda miss him. But I think we can all understand how busy he his, so you're excused, Mr. Hammons. Have yall checked out Write Club yet? Do it.
You know, blogging is so much fun and such a great way to connect. I've been able to meet a few in person already, Michael Di Gesu, Jen Daiker, Becca Puglisi, and just last month I met Carol Riggs and Victoria Lindstrom and McKenzie McCann in Oregon. I can't wait to meet more of you!
When is that worldwide blogger's con happening anyway? Let's all go! Maybe we should make it a cruise and all wear roller skates. :D
The bloggers I mentioned above are just a few, but truth is, I'd miss all of you, and I do miss you when you when you're absent. I know I'm bad about visits too. Sometimes it's all I can do to keep up. But if you're reading this right now, you're important to me, so thank you.
Are you participating in this blogfest? Is there a blogger you used to visit that's disappeared? Do you think it's important to let your followers know what they mean to you? Please share ...