Monday, August 02, 2010

What are YOU proud of?

I was recently asked to submit a post that I was proud of.

"Proud of?" I bit my lip and held my breath.

Am I proud of anything in particular? If I had to choose one post that represents me, which would it be?

Good Lord! I've been writing here for over 4 years! How can I pick one post out of the 1097 that I've written? Some are horrendous. Some are sappy. Many are posted without much editing, thrown into the swirl of words that is the internet. Several are written at 2 am in the throes of an attack of insomnia. Picture posts, kiddy posts, whining-about-money-posts.

How do you define yourself in just one post?!?

I finally selected one that I am proud of. After submission, I realized that it would most definitely be thrilling to be chosen to read it, but not being selected won't negate my pride. And it led me to wondering...

What one post are you proudest of? What post defines who you are?

Would you care to share it? I'd love to read it. I'd love to share it, too.

So, here's the deal. Send me a link with the title of the post and name of your blog, and I'll make a list that I'll post on my site. Whatever strikes your fancy, whatever you want; just a post that may have gotten lost in your archives and deserves another chance in the spotlight. There's no ending date to the list; I'll update it as long as I receive your links.

I'll start with the post that I sent in for submission...

Immortality on the Internet by Tracey of Just Another Mommy Blog
Trauma by Deb of Not Inadequate
Toss that Stain Stick by Michelle of Honest and Truly
Tempting the Universe by Leslie of Raven's Rook
God Bless Us Every One by She's Just Another Manic Mommy
Breadcrumbs from the Incredible Weirdness of Being...
Reality by Issa from Issa's Crazy World
Uncle Marky also by Issa from Issa's Crazy World (because she just can't pick one and I've hugged her so it's ok...)
The Gerbil Chronicles by Sue from Our Little Corner
Five for Ten:Happiness by Stacia from Fluffy Bunnies
Gettysburg Family Jumps the Shark by Sue from Gettysburg Family
A Closed Hand is a Fist by Mike from Teacher Food

You're next!
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