New to blogging

I don’t know much about blogging. I’ve had an aversion to the word, but it may have some redeeming value after all. I loved the movie, “Julie and Julia” and I could tell that Julie’s commitment to bake and blog had a positive impact on her life. I want that. My novel is finished and safely off to the publisher. I need to embrace something new, a new vision, a new…life.


It occurred to me that a new human life takes nine months of gestation. I could commit to that. I could probably do anything for nine months—even blog. Imagine! What new vision and new life might emerge? It’s exciting.


Drawing from the author of “The Happiness Project” I decided that my blogging should have a theme. Julie became an expert French cuisine chef through her blogging. I want to open my mind and heart to new life and growth. A monthly theme seems best. After all, I know I can do anything for at least a month. But to begin properly I really need to let go of negative attitudes, which are counterproductive to growth. So, for the month of September I plan to give up grumbling and complaining. Or to look at it from another perspective, accentuate the positive.


In my blog I hope to share my journey through the humps and bumps of my daily walk. Since September is for letting go of negative attitudes, one that I plan to let go of right away is my disinclination to follow through. For September, at least, I will follow through on a daily blog.


Please join me on this journey.

About dmdubay

Since retiring from Northwest Airlines and moving to the Pacific Northwest, I have more time to devote to writing. My first novel, "Tales of Two Sisters" was published over a year ago. I have been writing poetry for a long time and am attempting to collate my poetry into a short book, with pictures. A sequel to "Tales of Two Sisters" should be getting closer to completion soon. Gardening and tending the vineyard take a lot of time in the summer. Even though I love the outdoors, these activities do cut down on my writing. So I appreciate that wintertime allows me time to write. Writing, for me, is what brings things into focus and helps me to make sense of the things that life brings. It is a gift to me and I hope that it will be to you also.
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2 Responses to New to blogging

  1. Christopher Thomas says:



  2. Lisa plavqn says:

    Darlene. Pretend you are writing your annual Christmas letter. You type that out . You always have
    Good news, reflection, a positive outlook whether life is rosy or not so… You ALWAYS have action and adventure in your life. You have purpose. So Blog away girl!!


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