Category Archives: Blogging

This category is for the craft of blogging and includes commentary on other bloggers.

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: “The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 12,000 times in 2013. If it were a … Continue reading

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Why Do I Blog Meme?

Strawberry Singh has a lot of thought provoking posts. Several months ago she did one called “Why Do I Blog Meme?” and she encouraged fellow bloggers to give it a try themselves. Well, here I am and here it is. How long … Continue reading

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Five Years of “Being Yordie Sands”

Ok, not exactly. The blog that became Being Yordie Sands started out as My Moveable Feast. You see, I lived near the Hemingway House on New Key West at the time. And I had a romantic notion that I was writing in the … Continue reading

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1,000 Likes!

I found a cute surprise in my WordPress notices this morning, my blog has accumulated “1,000 Likes”! I know it’s not like I’m in the big time, but it feels good. I’m aware that some bloggers and readers feel that the … Continue reading

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The Blog’s New Look

It you didn’t notice, Being Yordie Sands has a new look. It’s not a whole lot different than the old look but it has one feature I wanted, it’s wider and feels more spacious. At least that’s how I hope … Continue reading

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Double Yay 100 Times! iRez.me Back Online!

When I began writing for iRez.me virtual salon, aka I Rez Therefore I Am magazine, I was very happy with the new doors that opened. First of all, if you get to know the wild & crazy and brilliant Vaneeesa Blaylock, … Continue reading

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Blogging Forward – Part 2

When I wrote part 1, I expected to complete part 2 a couple of days later, but that was a month ago. Lessons In Organization In part 1 I talked about what I believe my strengths are as a blogger and photographer. Since then I’ve probed … Continue reading

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