Soundtrack in my head: Mike Doughty, "27 Jennifers" Blogthings was a creature of the early blogging years. A time when blogging was starting to get popular and before Facebook began to dominate. As a customer-minded business dedicating to meeting the needs of its customers, they saw a need bloggers had. The need for interesting content. … Continue reading the Blogthings website still exists? is it still 2005?
An old blog is back. Run for your lives. via GIPHY I’d been thinking for a few weeks of starting a new blog and had been brainstorming names for it, when it the idea suddenly hit me. That old Different Dinosaur Soundtrack—er, I mean The Different Drummer Soundtrack—why not revive it? I searched my hard … Continue reading this sonofabitch old blog is back
There are many things I wish to tell you, but I cannot bear to post them right now.
Five years ago tonight I posted my first little post on this new blog called The Different Drummer Soundtrack. It was a very brief and rather silly little post where I likened working with my new blog and website to hijacking an alien space ship, and not being very sure how to drive it. Half a decade later, this "space ship" and I have taken a rather amazing journey.
Today marks the fourth anniversary of the first post on The Different Drummer Soundtrack.
That's what NaBloPoMo stands for, right? Na is the chemical symbol for sodium, BloPo has to stand for Blow-Pops, and Mo is the abbreviation for Missouri. Sodium blow-pops in Missouri? Well, no.
I was a Friendster once. Technically, I still am. One of my housemates urged me to sign up sometime in 2004. He was trying to explain the concept to me, and I must admit that at the time I had a bit of difficulty grasping it. It was something about having friends and being able to see friends of friends. It sounded strangely similar to the practice of collecting baseball cards.
But what I’ve posted about Mahikari is only half the story. It was only half of me talking.
Your Blog Should Be Purple
You're an expressive, offbeat blogger who tends to write about anything and everything.
You tend to set blogging trends, and you're the most likely to write your own meme or survey.
You are a bit distant though. Your blog is all about you - not what anyone else has to say.