Moving beyond the Milestone

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After the celebrations of 100th post, I suddenly felt an unwillingness to move beyond it and continue writing blog posts. Perhaps, the feeble response to my so-much celebrated milestone by the readers gave me a reality check that I should stop expecting to become well-known in the blogosphere. The sustained enthusiasm to blog is falling apart in bits and pieces rapidly. I am just thinking aloud and ranting in this post, so feel free to skip(just in case anyone is reading this post) the content and move on to read other better things.

I haven’t been frequent in blogging mostly because of “the awesomeness filter criteria” I tend to apply on what I am going to write. And that filter criteria approves post based on what the readers would find awesome to read, rather than what I would find awesome to write about. So, the first thing I would like to do is fuck this awesomeness filter criteria.

Secondly, stop trying to publicize the posts. It’s when you publicize the posts, you expect feedback. However, if you won’t publicize the posts, the posts may go unread and the world would not change as you thought it would by virtue of your powerful post. Let the posts stay neglected than you feeling you are getting neglected. In a nutshell, fuck this publicity.

Thirdly, stop trying to organize your thoughts in an ordered fashion. In other words, I should stop making this fucking list of lessons learnt.

(Humor Probably is the reason why this rant came out so late after 100th post)

Award winning speech!

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I have been awarded the Best New Blogger award by Mishi. She is a blogger from Lahore, Pakistan and writes her heart out under the title of My Secret Little Diary . She tells her secrets to her diary and her naughty Diary tells her secrets to the world. Moral of the story: Don’t trust your Personal Diary too much 😉 . Although, I had been blogging since last 4 years but not so regularly, it seems a bit odd to receive the Best New Blogger award now. However, I am really grateful to her to confer upon me my first Blogging award. Moreover, there’s a popular phrase that Better late than never (Whenever, I remember this phrase, I am also remembered of reading the longest joke in the world which not many have had the patience to read till the last line. I personally know only two persons who have read down the entire joke without scrolling down to see when it ends – Jack and me. Do leave behind a comment if you join this elite list).

I was gleefully ready to accept this award as who doesn’t like accepting the awards (except perhaps those who are being conferred Raspberry awards). But my gleefulness took a slight dip when I was told that this award comes along with certain conditions. The conditions are that if someone gives you this award, you have to write a post in which you display the award, write three good things about blogging, write three bad things about blogging and then finally pass on this award to 3 new bloggers. It sounded like a cake walk for a blogger who had taken epic efforts to describe what Laziness is.

Three good things about Blogging are:

  1. Blogging is a great way of sharing your ideas, your feelings, your experiences, your not-so-good jokes.
  2. Blogging connects you with wonderful people from different walks of life such as different profession, different countries, different age-group.
  3. Blogging gives you a clarity of thoughts in putting forward your views. Only a few would blog without trying to ensure that what they blog is comprehensible to others reading it i.e. the world.

 Three bad things about Blogging are:

  1. Blogging is addictive.
  2. Blogging can sometimes lead to a loss of words.
  3. Blogging is addictive.

Four(yeah, instead of three) new bloggers to whom I shall like to pass on this award are:

  1. Soumya, a blogger from Bangalore, India who writes under the blog title of ‘LOL: Life of Leo‘. The blog gives you a hint of her enigmatic personality and her frank attitude (Go find out yourself what hints do you get as the url promises to give you some :-)).
  2. Ishita, a blogger from Pune, India who writes under the pen name of ‘night blogger’ and could be seen expressing her views under the blog title ‘Everyday Stories‘. Although she is not a regular blogger yet, I hope this award shall spur her on to become addicted to blogging 🙂
  3. A mysterious blogger from India who writes under the pen name of ‘Red Handed‘ and also has a blog named the same which she recommends that you should not read 😉 However, do not go by what the tagline says or be scared by the pics on her sidebar widget, as her blog is one such blog where you shall be caught red-handed rolling on floor laughing your ass off (or ROFLMAO as the kids would say these days).
  4. Nia Charms, an Indian blogger whose blogs uninhibitedly about almost anything and appears totally random. But who says craziness can’t bring a smile to your face, check it out to discover how random sometimes her post could be.