Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Things To Be Thankful For . . .


I honestly didn't have an agenda when I began writing this blog. It's just something I felt compelled to do, mostly, I guess, because I love to write. I had serious doubts about even being able to figure out HOW to make my words show up here after I typed them. That part wasn't as hard as I'd thought although, I still have no idea how to do thousands of other things that would probably make this a more interesting place to visit.
I guess what I'm trying to say is that I had no expectations about what I would gain from this experience, other than providing another creative outlet for myself, and I've been so pleasantly surprised by what I've received. My giant paycheck from Bloggers International has yet to arrive (I'm sure they've just misplaced my address) but I've learned so much and have had an opportunity to share some interesting things with some wonderful people I may otherwise never have "met".
I've received such nice e-mails from people thanking me for sharing something I've found during my Internet travels and pointing me to many other interesting things to see and do. And, the comments left by everyone have been such an added bonus. I'm so thankful to each of you for taking the time out of your day to reply to what I've posted. I'm still trying to get used to the fact that people are actually reading this blog!
The artwork I've seen from so many of you has enriched my creative spirit so much and I'm grateful that you post your photos and share your talent with the rest of the world. I hope I've provided something in return for all that I've received. I feel a bit guilty for enjoying this so much!
So, in addition to all my other blessings, I just want you to know that I'm thankful for all of you and for the wonderful things you've done to make this journey into blogging so much fun for me. I hope each and every one of you has a Thanksgiving filled with turkey, pumpkin pie, and my mom's delicious noodles and scrumptious cranberry salad. Okay, that's not too likely, I know. So, I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with all of your favorite people and good things to eat and that you find much to be thankful for.

7 comments:

Susan said...

Kim, what a thoughtful post. My sentiments are very much the same.I am a new blogger though and only several friends read mine.Still,I do feel a pleasant anticipation of more and more blogging in the future. Thank you for having such a nice site to visit daily.

Christie said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you, Ms. Cavendar. :) I hope you and your family enjoy each other and the food and then fall over in a dreamy tryptophan coma. :)

Christie said...

Damn, I misspelled your name. I always have that "Is it dAR or dER?" discussion with myself. I never fair well with 50/50 chances. ;)

Anonymous said...

hi kim, it's steph from maine, mcdonalds drive thru anyone>???? i wanted to wish you a happy holiday season and tell you i am enjoying your blog very much, when you write you sound exactly like you do in person, i love reading what your up to next! take care, when you come to this way i will be at your class for sure! steph

c-dizzle said...

kim, what a great post, i am so glad i found you in the blogging world! miss you terribly! come by and visit my blog to see what has been going on in my world. also, hope it is okay, but i added a link to you in my blogs i love! happy thanksgiving sweetie! hope to hear from you soon!
www.cdsartisticendeavors.blogspot.com

Kim Cavender said...

Hi Susan, Christie, Steph, and CD!
Thanks so much for posting! It's great to hear from all of you. This is exactly why I love having a blog! And Christie, I think you've just inspired another post!

Lunesbijoux said...

I happened upon your blog yesterday via Polymer Clay Daily - what you write and show is fantastic. I have bookmarked you! Please keep it coming.....if I could only come up with half as much as you I would be impressed!