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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

It's "Thank Your First Commenter Day"! Pass the wine!

Many thanks to Neil for coming up with this way of spreading a little thanksgiving before the actual holiday. His challenge? Find the first person who ever commented on your blog and thank them.

My very first commenter to that post I wrote back in October of 2006 is the barely known blogger (heh) who goes by Mom 101. In response to a post in which I recounted how a drunk boy told me I was "practical", she wrote:

Okay that is like the single worst thing I think any guy could ever say to a drunk woman in the bar. I mean, "wanna do it in my trailer?" would probably be better than that!

For what it's worth, practical is not the first thing I think of when I think of you. I think of you in that bleeding heart halloween costume in 92 (eek) and how I thought to myself, now THERE'S someone I could be friends with!

Thank you for this Liz.

I'd also like to send a big thank you to the first person I don't know outside of blogland who commented on my site: Daisy from Compost Happens who wrote this on my second post titled "Homeschooling Hiccups". She wrote:

The best way to raise a reader is to read. Keep reading to her, showing her that books are wonderful and fun and contain stories that rock. When she's developmentally ready, she'll go for the phonics lessons.

Two posts in, and I was already worrying about my abilities to homeschool. Sounds about right. And, heck, guess what! She was spot on with her advice.

To everyone who has ever visited this blog, who has taken the time to comment, or email, or send me a Tweet, thank you, thank you, thank you. You warm my heart.


Know what else warms my heart? New England Mamas is back! Come and check us out! The digs look the same but we put out some tasty new treats for you all. Enjoy!

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Blogger Tracey - Just Another Mommy Blog said...

Love the reading advice.

6:15 PM  
Blogger Robin said...

That's great reading advice. I started actively trying to let my kids see me reading more when I realized that I was sitting on the computer while telling them to read. I think it's working too, they've both been a lot more interested in reading lately.

4:53 AM  
Blogger Robin said...

Forgot to add "Happy Thanksgiving":

Happy Thanksgiving my friend. May your table and your heart always be full.

4:54 AM  
Blogger :)De said...

Wishing you a Peaceful and Happy Thanksgiving!

10:02 AM  
Blogger Sarah Slaven said...

We are homeschooling for the first time next year and I'm already freaking out and in need of positive comments, well hoping I might get them next year when I’m sure my post will consist of "Ahhh Help, what am I doing?"

7:19 AM  

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