This is the page where I get to make fun of myself blogging. I have been very apprehensive about the whole thing, and have to say that it’s become very clear just how in over my head I was getting when I began researching for the right host. I quickly realized that I didn’t know the language (even learning I needed a host was a leap for me). After researching that for about a week, I have no confidence in that decision either. Here are some other obstacles I am overcoming, or random thoughts in the making:
Why the magazine theme? Simple—I feel more comfortable w/some kind of paper under my words.
Why the coffee header? Simple—I’m too cyber-dumb to customize one, and out of the 9 samples, it seemed to fit best. Sorry if it’s too cheesy, but I do really like coffee. (If you ever visit my powder room you would leave w/a vast knowledge of the history and health benefits of coffee.)
I am a shy cyber-friend. I just joined Facebook this week so that I could figure out the “like” button, which seems to be important in the blog universe. Yes, I was one of the few left in the resistance movement. I find it very ironic that my book’s aim is to facilitate discipling women in small groups, but I have to make cyber-friends to get noticed for it. And, yes, I do realize that I don’t actually have the like button on any of my posts…remember—I’m cyber-dumb; I haven’t figured it out yet. Speaking of…
What’s the deal with all these codes?? My artistic mind does not think that way. I just want to write and have a groovy site, but all these numbers keep getting in the way. I have a major fear of hitting the wrong button and crashing all of cyberspace (or at least my site!). Code=Anxiety.
Gravatars are cool. At least I’m ahead of my spell check b/c I know gravatar is a real word. Sure, I haven’t actually used my gravatar yet by commenting on someone else’s site (I told you I’m a shy cyber-friend); but look out world! Aimee’s got a gravatar and she’s not afraid to use it. (Well, actually I am; that’s why I haven’t yet…but I will…someday when you least expect it.)
Widgets have a cool name, but confuse me.
Plug Ins— puzzling and I am afraid to download too many or I might blow a circuit! (It’s kind of like when my kids used to try and open doors w/their plastic, toddler keys—I sort of know what they’re supposed to do, but really have no idea what I’m doing.)
I’m not really this stupid. Am I?