Tuen's Blog

Infrequent diary of a procrastinator

Blog Milestone

Written By: Tuen - Aug• 23•07

Today, my blog passed a milestone (kilometrestone?).  For the first time, I’ve received a comment from a non-family/relative/friend.  Ozlady’s blog was one which I stumbled upon when looking for plugins for my blog and whose blog I found interesting because she’s an Australian lady living in Singapore, whereas I’m a Singaporean living in Australia.  Anyway, I left a comment on her blog some time ago, and today, she left one on mine.  Now those seasoned bloggers out there must be rolling their eyes wandering what the big deal is; but since this is my first proper blog (I’ve actually been on mblog for years, but posted mainly Treo photos and hardly ever received a meaningful comment), it is quite a big deal, more so for the fact that it has changed my own attitude towards this blog.  Up until today, I still viewed the blog as a form of private diary to be shared with family and friends, although of course, I know it’s on the world wide web.  But still it takes a comment from a stranger to really knock home the realisation that my thoughts can be seen by anyone.  The idea is both exhilirating (where’s the spellcheck on this blog?) and frightening at the same time.  But I guess I have been moving towards this stage anyway, as during the last few days, I removed my privacy settings, allowing the blog to be searched by Google, and even implementing some Google ads, just to see if this blog can generate any form of revenue… :) .

Thanks Ozlady!

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