You think that title might increase the nefarious Google hits?
NaBloPoMo is nearing the end (just four more days after this!), and this is the first time I've found it to feel like a bit of a slog. I know that some of my MoFo sisters have felt they had to dig deep to come up with posts for some of the month, but 'til now I haven't felt that way. Right now, though, I do. I feel out of words and a bit out of blog energy -- blogergy, if you will. (Have I coined a new word?) I need some blog V!agra, stat! ("Bliagra" -- HAHAHAHA! Thanks, Sandy!) Then we can continue with this blog orgy. (All together now: Groannnnn!)
All right, before this post degenerates any more, I'll just show you photos (taken with the new camera) of half a scarf -- not that that type of lame copout trick hasn't been done in this blog before -- it's just that I did make an effort to write and be engaging -- for you and for me -- during this month of full-on blogging.
Noro Silk Garden Colorways 37 and 50. So blue, so purple, so pink. So pretty. So outside my usual color choices. I might wear this, though. They say purple highlights and complements brown eyes. We'll see.
BUT stop the presses. Before this posted, Abigail shouted up the stairs, "I love that scarf that you're making, Mom. Good night!"
Well. I guess we all know what that means.
It's not over 'til it's over, but allow me to take this opportunity to say how much I have enjoyed all the comments, and particularly all the ones from new commenters, this month. I am not sure if new readers are coming here from Ravelry or from NaBloPoMo, or they're just inspired to comment because of the extra posting frequency, or what, but it's been rejuvenating and appreciated, which segues seamlessly (aren't I a clever one?) to my next point.
Be the first three commenters today who express an interest in Paying It Forward, and you will receive a handmade gift from me at some time within the next year. I first saw this on Anne's blog, and had to keep following blogs and comment links in order to catch up with one on which I could be among the first three to comment. I finally found one. Bev then told me that she's been reading my blog since I wrote the post about my rather confused religious (non)identity. She was Googling "Jewish stitch markers" and ended up on my blog. How cool is that? Not "willy warmers" or "peter heaters" or "blog V!agra" or "blog orgy" or Whizzinators (I won't link it. I think I've done enough damage already) but Jewish stitch markers. Imagine. Anyhoo, nice to meetcha, Bev. I guess if I haven't scared you away yet, that's something.
.....Here's what it's all about:
I will send a handmade gift to the first 3 people who leave a comment on my blog requesting to join this PIF exchange. I don’t know what that gift will be yet and you may not receive it tomorrow or next week, but you will receive it within 365 days. That is my promise. The only thing you have to do in return is pay it forward by making the same promise on your blog.
So be among the first three who say they want to do this, and I'll ... well, you know: What it says up there. I'm wondering where this all started, and wondering if it's anything like Chinese Telephone, what it was originally, how it has morphed, and how much it will continue to morph. But anyway..... That's all for now. I'm off to !ncrease my pen!s s!ze or something. I don't know. I'm perfectly happy with my pen!s size, but the email I get is strongly suggesting that I should be taking some action in that regard.