My girlfriend says that I have a tendency to treat our serious (read: emotional) discussions as if I’m conducting a business meeting. I’m not sure I agree. I don’t presents our points of contention in Powerpoint slides and nobody jots down minutes, but I did consider titling this post: Status Update.
First order of business: My girlfriend’s name is Kristina. And it has come to my attention that her roommate, Caitlin, is troubled by my use of the phrase, “My Girlfriend,” because it makes her imagine Kristina as a lingerie-clad bed dummy (that’s paraphrased). She isn’t, and going forward I will use her name. I just, well, I felt sort of silly using her name as if you knew her. But now I’m giving up the unnecessary pretense of protecting those close to me.
Second Order of Business: The aforementioned Caitlin is responsible for the title URL of my blog. I specifically want to thank her for releasing me from the long days spent brainstorming and scrapping ideas while my personal theme song played, “idiot, oh idiot, when will you think of something.” Even though she tried to invoice me for her creative services, I will still plug her blog, EverydayCaitlin. As you can probably tell from her title, she is committed to posting everyday. Although recently someone asked her about this and I could’ve sworn I heard her snap, “Sunday is a day of rest.”
Third Order of Business: While I apologize if I broke SPAMing protocol to get you to this site, it has been awesome to receive emails (and comments) from people who knew me back when I was a danger to society. (Now I’m only a danger to myself.) My favorite three email responses/comments in no particular order are:
was just thinking of you today.
really enjoyed seeing you, if only for a hot minute.
read the blog already. consider me a subscriber.
i never know how these things work. so if i check out your
blog between my cnn.com and perezhilton.com fix every day, is that the
same thing as stalking? because then i feel weird, and instead of
starting my day off informed and relaxed, now i’m starting it off like
i’m so confused.
geez… I fogot the definition of neurotic
until just now.
In Conclusion: Since I don’t have any statistics for the week, I can’t share any empirical results. But if squaring the number of people who emailed me is an indication of unique visitors, then so far I’m off to a strong start.
Addendum: You are encouraged to post comments and/or email me at email@example.com.