Why I Like Being a Small Blog

I haven't been posting a whole lot. But that's okay. I can do that. We don't like to but sometimes we just can't help comparing ourselves to those blogs that earn money, have thousands of page views per day, get a ga-zillion comments or boatloads of free stuff. That is all well and good, but it comes at a price that some of us little blogs don't have to pay. I realize that "small" or "large" when referring to blogs is subjective, but I think we have a general idea of what category our own blog fits into. Here are some reasons that I really like being a little blog. ...more
Yes!  I feel the same way!  I've thought about this for some time now and have come to realize ... more

Five Things I Would Tell My 18-Year-Old Self

In 2001, I was 18 years old and had just moved almost five thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean from my tiny tropical island of Saipan to the Pacific Northwest. I made it to the green, glittery city of Seattle. I had a one-bedroom apartment, few pieces of furniture and a boyfriend who spent more time playing video games than going on job interviews. ...more
"What do you love to do?"  "Well do it then!"  I can see myself telling my kids this when they ... more

BlogHer PRO '12 Twitter and Blog ROLL CALL!

You're excited. We're excited. We're all excited for BlogHer PRO '12! Get to know your fellow conference goers by sharing your Twitter handle and/or blog URL on the thread below. You can follow others, tweet your conference plans, and mingle with your fellow attendees before arriving in San Francisco.