"Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun."
One year today, I started blogging. As my Eldest Daughter likes to take the credit for being the one that started me blogging, she submitted this for my blog anniversary.
Would you believe the spellchecker on Microsoft Word wanted to fix “blog” for me?
I am Carol’s oldest daughter. In a few months she’ll probably have an entry probably titled “My Little Baby” which she talks about how her little girl is graduating. Or in two weeks, because that is when I turn 18.
The most important thing to you would be it’s my entire fault that “A Revision” exists. I tell that to myself when ever “Carol” kicks me or siblings off the computer to blog.
I’ve follow Canadian Federal Government on a daily basis since I decided that I should stop bugging my Dad to explain what was so funny on the Canadian comedy, The Royal Canadian Air Farce. I’m pretty sure the first blog I ever saw or heard about was Paul Martin’s blog when he was campaigning for the Liberal Leadership. I only looked at it once, but heard many entries when CBC radio read them out.
During the 2004 election my favourite source of news had a daily blog on his site. Global National with Kevin Newman was going across Canada in a bus, with Kevin Newman blogging about what was happening each day. I found out how hard it is to put a show on the air every night, how much he missed his family, and how funny he could be. When he blogged something interesting I would update my family at suppertime.
Later I must have mentioned his blog again with “Carol” asking what a “blog” is. And obviously I made it sound interesting.
Well, there you go. The origin of my blog.
This year has been a year of mirth. As well, it has been a year of being: