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! 


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

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

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

  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 :)

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

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


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


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

  9. Congratulations on the 500 mark!

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

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


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