I seem to have missed my blogging anniversary. My fifth anniversary. On July 2, 2004, I created a blog over at Blogger, but quickly became frustrated with the interface. So on July 19, I created a blog here on Typepad and imported my very few posts.
The next day, I published my first entry here at what was then known as Inside Allan's Mind.
I guess the fact that I let it all slip by me is an indication of how unimportant this blogging thing seems to me after five years.
Maybe I should euthanize this blog like Mike did his. Or not.
I seem to be doing better at both dictating entries to that stenographer in my head, and transcribing her notes into blog entries.
I guess I should thank Flickr for that. Since the first of the year, Alison and I have been participating in a project there called My 2007 Daily Photo Diary, in which we take a photo each day that we feel represents our day, or its highlight. Although a written explanation of the photo is not required, I have felt compelled to provide commentary on the photos I post.
After a couple of days doing this, I realized I was once again writing with some ease. I've even cross posted a few of my entries there to this blog.
Doing this every day for an entire year, at first seemed daunting. A challenge. But I think it is a challenge I am up to. I'm sure going to give it a shot.