Sometime around four years ago this week, I started blogging. And I must say, it’s been an amazing four years. I know I have said this before, but aside from my wonderful wife and my two bratty kids, I can’t think of much that has taught me more and changed me more than this regular practice of reading, writing and learning. To many, that probably sounds like a sad commentary on my life, but those who know me know I consider it a blessing, if there is such a thing. My name is Will, and I’m a blogger.
Alan has been asking for “Blog-Ha” moments and here’s mine. Like most, it’s not a moment as much as a series of moments that somehow made certain synapses fire in such an order that blogs struck a major chord. And the first moment that I can remember was at Metafilter. I’m not sure I even knew what I was looking at when I first saw it, but what I realized was that here was a webpage that people were having conversations on. Not a news group. A webpage. What a concept. In the process of reading Metafilter posts, I came across blogs. Not many, but I remember