Monday, November 19, 2012

The Five Hundred Club

Having thought about all the different ways I could celebrate my 500th post on Kirb Appeal (at this location--xanga has another two hundred or so), I decided that I was going to make this a double-header...linking to the posts I most enjoyed writing, and giving a shout out to a few of the folks with whom I've had some fun.

The post that put me 'on the map,' so to speak, was the one that featured this dresser:

I received so many great comments and got so many great followers from this, like Dharma--who surprisingly lives in the town where I spent my summers with my grandmother.  I am glad I got to share my memories of the town with her.


My favorite teaching post was this one from February.  Some days it pays to show up.

I wrote a whole series on a book that I found, written by Eliza Duffey in the late 1800s.  And she had a whole bunch of information for women.  I really loved writing that series, even though only a handful of folks read it.  Here's a pretty solid sample about marriage.

Tina at What We Keep once dubbed me "Kirby-Wan" and made me a robe, so that I could be the voice of the middle-aged.


This is what I said.

And of course, there was the whole quitting-blogging-because-I-was-pregnant thing with Bliss, who is always good for a laugh.

I have had a lot of fun (as well as a little angst) writing this blog, and I thank every single person who has ever read it! 

12 comments:

  1. 500 - I feel a haiku coming on! Love your ode to Canada, your Kirby-Wan hairdo and your fabulous sense of humor!
    Kelly

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  2. woohoo!!! congrats on 500 posts! :) may the force stay strong with you!

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  3. Live long and prosper. Oh crap, that's Spock.....
    Congrats my eloquent friend.

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  4. Congrats to you on your 500! Small worlds are held by bigger than life intentions :) I love reading your blog....and I appreciate that mine has been noticeably vacant of content, I'm working on the house instead :)

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  5. This had been far more entertaining than say Indy 500 or anything like that! The preggers was priceless!

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  6. Congratulations! You have such an incredible voice and have the soul of a true writer. You deserve every accolade that crosses your path.

    blessings,
    karianne

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  7. You make me feel so special. Happy Thanksgiving Obi-Pregnant-Wan.

    Bliss

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  8. Happy Thanksgiving, Kirby! THankful that our paths crossed this year, both online and IRL! Many blessings and continued inspiring writing ~ xo Heidi

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  9. Congratulations on the 500 mark!

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  10. It's been grand, Kirby-wan! Congrats on the milestone!

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  11. Congrats on 500 and thanks for those fun links Kirby-wan! Oh, and thanks for that sobering cute post ...

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