Monday, May 9, 2016

Seven Years of Smacksy


Today marks seven years that I have been posting every day on Smacksy. People have asked if I ever worry that I'll run out of things to say. The answer, so far, is no. There is always something I find a little bit compelling for me to report if I open myself to all of the possibilities and keep my coffee refilled.

I sometimes procrastinate on other writing projects I'm involved with but because I made a deal with myself seven years ago to write in this space every day, I still feel like I'm always writing. Always writing means I'm always listening, always watching, always taking in life and working out a way to offer it back as a story. Sometimes the story has a beginning, middle, and end. Sometimes the story is a quick grab of dialogue. Sometimes the story is a photo. This process fills me up and keeps me engaged in the world. It keeps me writing.

Thank you all for showing up here. Your friendship, your comments, your emails, and your presence mean the world to me.

Here's to another outstanding year of you and me and us. 



37 comments:

  1. Yay!! Happy Seven Years!! I look forward to your posts every day! <3

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  2. Love this part... "Always writing means I'm always listening, always watching, always taking in life and working out a way to offer it back as a story."

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  3. OH, Lisa, if you KNEW just how much you are to me in my daily life. Bob has made me smile in the good, warm, quiet way for 6 years now. THANK YOU and happy happy 7 years!! You are that space that is solid and guaranteed to give me time to breathe.

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    1. Thank you, Alexandra. You are a gift of the blog! xo

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  4. Happy Blogoversary! I think I have one coming up here too.
    Isn't it a beautiful thing? I think it is.

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  5. Seven years of AWESOME! Cheers to you - and keep it up, woman!

    XO
    A.

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  6. Happy Seven!!! You are amazing and have brought so much joy and light to so many!
    Love you!
    Xoxo

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  7. That long? I think I showed up four years ago, and love it all.

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  8. The best thing about those posts is none are throwaways.
    Happy blogoversary.

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  9. Love this part: "Always writing means I'm always listening, always watching, always taking in life and working out a way to offer it back as a story."

    Happy 7 years!

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  10. Happy Anniversary.

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  11. I adore you and your stories. Thank you for being such a bright and cheery part of my life.

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  12. So glad you are still doing this! When I first started following bloggers I had 4 that I checked every single day and I always saved yours for last because it was like getting to the middle of a cream filled treat, so good! The other 3 bloggers rarely blog but yours is still the best!

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  13. Congratulations! I have a number of blogs saved in my favourites, but yours is the only one I ALWAYS read. Thank you.

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  14. Congratulations. I am so glad to have found your blog. :)

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  15. sooooo proud of you. you are amazing x 7. xoxxoxo

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