New Blog!

I'm not going to ditch this blog, but I have been given the opportunity to blog for the local newspaper! It's an unpaid position, but more people should actually read it. Not that I don't appreciate you guys.

Here's how it happened: A couple of months ago, I noticed that the paper was advertising for a fourth mom to join their Four Moms blog. I wrote and applied. Apparently, a lot of people did. They asked for a sample blog entry, so I sent that in. I heard nothing for a couple of months and figured that they had found someone else.

Then last week I got an email from the guy, saying they wanted me! I was supposed to call another guy to learn how to post. When I talked to the other guy, he said that really they wanted people to have more ownership of their blogs and thus post more often, and that they wanted to give me my own blog! On whatever subject I want!

I was supposed to come up with something that was broad enough to not paint me in a corner about subject matter, but narrow enough to have a niche. So I picked Geek Mom as a title. It sums up most things in my life these days. Even my love of travel could be seen as a Travel Geek type thing.

There are no good links to the blog itself. There are only links to each article, and a link to the main blog page, which includes all the newspaper blogs. I'll probably recycle some of the earlier posts from here to go there (though not any of the personal ones), just to jump start the thing.

Maybe it'll propel me to bigger and better (and paying) things!


Snit said...

Please remember us little people who helped you get your start in blogging. Without an audience you would not have started... right?