Bloggers Shall Inherit the Earth–My 100th Blog Post


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This is my 100th blog post.  And while it isn’t the same type of milestone as say, my first bra or my first marriage it is still something I did 100 times and so could more than qualify for habit status. World of Psychology says that a habit can be formed in as little as 18 days on up to 254 days. The average they claim is about 66 days. While I am now in the habit of blogging, I feel like it is more of a necessity so that bloggers can inherit the earth.

We all know the meek are not going to inherit the earth no matter if God or anyone else says so. Lately the geeks have gotten in on the act and are pushing for the geeks to inherit the earth, just because they think they are so smart–and geeky. That’s not going to happen either because the geeks might be high-tech bastions of computer/internet/whatever  knowledge but many lack that ability to relate to the masses.

So that leaves us bloggers. The obvious reason that bloggers should inherit the earth is that we write about everything on earth. We dispense information like big-pharma dispenses pills–only better and faster and for free. We make people think, laugh and cry– often in the same post. We report on the news and more importantly on reactions to the news. We instruct people in every conceivable subject matter from baking, sewing, crafts, art, health and cooking to photography, writing, marketing, social media and affairs of the heart and soul. We bloggers are walking encyclopedias (quite an old word I know) of knowledge in our respective niches  and whether that is useful or useless knowledge is not for us to say–our readers will let us know.

I started blogging because I could pick my poison and write away. I was in the news business for years and of course, we had stringent guidelines to adhere to and other than my newspaper columns, my articles were void of opinion just as news stories should be (what a concept, huh). Blogging is very similar to writing a newspaper column with the potential to reach many more eyes. The WordPress platform is perfect for me because I’m no geek and the technical side is easier than other platforms but I do plan on self-hosting in the future (I suppose I’ll need a geek to help me).  Since my blog focuses on current news rants and raves (rarely raves) comments aren’t always agreeable but that’s okay.  Since I’m very opinionated I would expect my readers to be also. Controversy is just one step closer to inheriting the earth–and I need to be ready.

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10 responses to “Bloggers Shall Inherit the Earth–My 100th Blog Post

  1. lrntn

    Congrats on reaching 100th! And here’s to the next 100, and the next.

  2. I’m a first time visitor. I’m here from a Freshly Pressed post that you commented on. Congratulations on the 100th post. It is amazing how blogging can not only become a habit but also addicting. Keep going – it can only get better.

  3. troismommy

    Thanks for stopping by my blog the other day!

    Congratulations on your 100th post! Woohoo!

    http://troismommy.wordpress.com/2011/09/28/i-scream/

  4. just congratulate on your 100th blog!!

  5. Adamotomy

    “Picking your own poision” is certainly an aspect of blogging that also drew me to it back in 2005. While I maintain many different blogs, those in which I can truly be myself are the ones I enjoy the most.

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