Thank You, Everyone!

Clipart Illustration of a Diverse Group Of Colorful People Wearing Party Hats And Blowing Noise Makers While Dancing At A Birthday Or New Years Eve Party

Today’s post is dedicated to every single one of you out there in cyberspace that stops by and reads my blog from time to time. I want to say  Thank You as I approach this milestone.

Coming up very quickly now, on Wednesday, December 21st, I will be celebrating ONE FULL YEAR since my very first post on this blog.

The 21st is also my husband’s birthday. He turns 48 this year and I can’t tell you how different things are since he turned 47. Wait, maybe I can…let’s see. 😉

We live in a different apartment and a different locale. We moved from the city with a population of somewhere around 54,500 people to a town with a population of 3,500.

That alone was a huge difference and then adding to that our apartment itself has gone from something stuck in the 50’s/60’s to an apartment that is brand new & modern, where we are the very first tenants.

We went from not going to church at all in the city to being fully involved in our local church here.

Kevin plays guitar sometimes with the worship team. I operate the soundboard and record the sermon to be put on the church’s website.

Both of us help clean the church every other week as well. Life here has turned a full 180 degrees from the life we lived back in the city.

Celebration Time Cmon


This will be my 92nd post and I now have 88 followers on WordPress plus 3 followers via email. I am ecstatically happy with my blog’s growth.

It means the world to me that all those people, and more, want to read what I write. Thank you, doesn’t begin to express my gratitude but it is the best I can do right now.

In that same year, my YouTube channel has finally begun to take off as well. Back in the city, I was lucky to have just over 200 subscribers and just yesterday I attained 600 subs!

On the 21st I will be enjoying a steak dinner with all the fixings with my husband to celebrate not only his birthday but a tremendous first anniversary of my blog.

The fact that I have stuck to writing this blog that long is amazing to me. I have attempted to blog before but soon lost interest and let the blogs fade into obscurity.

I actually feel like I am in a really good place in my life now. Gone are the depressing surroundings, gone too are the wishy-washy commitments to blogging and to my YouTube channel.

Now that I am seeing significant changes and improvements in all areas in my life and what I am doing I feel like I have the momentum to keep rolling full steam ahead in this direction.



Well, my friends, I will cut this post short and get it uploaded. There is still much to do and so very little day left in which to do it.

Please know that I appreciate each and every one of you reading this. You are all contributing to my happiness in this present moment and I am so very grateful.

Have yourselves a wonderful day/night and I will see you again for post #93.  🙂















6 thoughts on “Thank You, Everyone!

  1. Happy blogoversary. I’ve been at this for three and a half years. It’s been one of the joys of my life. I have got a chance to meet (cyberly speaking) so many great people. I have over 500 followers and I love the people who take the time to spend a few minutes to take in my posts. They are my reason to post. I think the best way to be a successful blogger is to keep on keeping on. Do this with an authenticity and you will never have to worry about followers.

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  2. Congratulations, Susan! What a wonderful, huge accomplishment. Your pride and happiness shines through in your writing. Both your blog and your new life are a testament to what can happen when you commit – to doing great work, to being happy, to making a contribution. I thank you for the contribution your blog is making to my life. I look forward to every new post.

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    • Thank you, Karen, I am so humbled by your glowing praise. Thank you for stopping by and reading my blog. I look forward to your name coming up in my comment sections. I love interacting with my readers. It is really nice to get some feedback on my writing and to engage in conversations on the topic at hand as well. 🙂


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