Well Stick a Candle in My Ear and Blow Me Out

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Yesterday was the anniversary of my blog, Happy Birthday little blog! I only started this because I wanted to join in the snark festival of commenting on Fabulon but once I got going, I found out I liked it. I had always wanted to be a writer but been held back by a) a lack of talent and b) a reluctance to deal with publishers. Blogging totally eliminates b). I don’t have to look for anyone’s permission or approval, all I have to do is post pictures of semi-naked muscley boys and I’m a star.

What I hadn’t counted on was making connections here. Honestly, I hadn’t counted on anyone actually reading this, period, so to have people respond to what I write is still thrilling to me. When R Man went in the hospital for heart surgery, the support I got from you guys was the most important comfort I had; I still appreciate it. In an odd way, I feel like many of the people I know solely through their comments here and their own blogs are friends. So happy b-day to us all, love ya, mean it.

About mrpeenee

A former bon vivant and terror of a number of New Orleans bars in the mad, gay 1980s, I'm now quietly retired and widowed in San Francisco. I have a crooked nose due to an unfortunate Frisbee accident.

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  1. And allow me to be the first to wish you a happy anniversary! Especially since I’m the one who suffers from lack of other written communication from you for the sack of this blog!Luv ya; mean it.

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  2. I’m fairly new to your brand of snark but agree with your viewpoint on the connections made via blogging. I speak (e-mail) regularly with a handful of really wonderful men. Men who are talented, engaged in their lives/careers and supportive of one another via these blog portals.Congrats on your first year, doll!BTW: Nice chain/nude pic. Sproing!

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  3. Back at you, caro – think of the remarkable extended circle we’re creating, of people with little more in common than a taste for obscure kitsch, a certain wry worldview, and, of course, les hommes. Deeply cool.And I’m with Jason (who knows from what he speaks) regarding (a).

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  4. Congrats. And as for a), you’re one of the funnier writers on the internets and it’s very hard to be funny. Now that my own husband is recovering, I hope to be hanging around and commenting more.

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