Monday, 12 February 2018

Enjoying the gifts of infertility and blogging

I started writing my Monday morning post, but the several blogs I’ve read the last day or two all provided such great inspiration that I knew it was impossible to stick to eight sentences, so today I’ll write my Microblog Mondays post, and then another later in the week – keep a look out for it!

Today I wanted to note again one of the great joys of my No Kidding blogging life, and that is meeting other bloggers. I meet you all online, which is truly special, and I feel as if my life is much broader than it might be, simply because I chat with you all on a regular basis. That, it turns out, is the top factor contributing to longevity, so I thank you all in advance!

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting Valery, her partner and her beautiful daughter, as they are on their tour of New Zealand. We sat under a pohutukawa tree beside the beach, as Suzy fearlessly climbed on the playground and the trees, and chatted face-to-face after all these years of chatting computer-to-computer. We’ve learned each others’ real names, and got used to using them!

I look forward to the day when I can do that with many more of you.

6 comments:

  1. What a treat! So glad you two got to meet and spend some time together.

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  2. I am glad you met Valery and her family.
    I am looking forward to visiting you one day as well.
    xo

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  3. How lovely :-). I am happy for you!

    Yes, blogging does enrich us because we get in touch with each other. Sometimes the conversations that enfold really make a difference in our lives (I know they have done that in mine more than once).

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  4. Your post made me smile, Mali! My Good Things blog today was about our amazing childless community. (You can read it here, if you like - http://notsomommy.com/good-things-childless-not-by-choice-community/ ) We are truly blessed to be able to connect online. (I'm so glad we met via our blogs!) I do hope to meet some of my fellow bloggers face-to-face someday. It's pretty awesome that you got to meet Valery!

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  5. That's awesome! I love these connections too, and it's awesome that you've so frequently been able to take the connections from virtual to in-person. What a gift! And how cool that community makes you live longer. :) I hope to meet up in person one day, too. That would be amazing.

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  6. Looking forward to it too! ;) :)

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