Two Hundred Posts!  

waggypolly 73F
7449 posts
8/1/2006 7:42 am

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8/18/2006 3:41 pm

Two Hundred Posts!

(I took this photo from my balcony, at the back of the photo on the previous post.)

My second century has crept up on me! Date of first post 9th April, 2005. Date of 100th post 24th September five and a half months later. Date of 200th post 1st August, 2006: another nine and a half months after that. So my rate of posting has slowed down by nearly 50%.

Why? Partly ‘cos some of the novelty has worn off. Inevitable. Partly ‘cos I’ve started doing more personal writing in other venues. Exciting. Partly because I’ve had a lot of downtime: both with travelling and internet connection issues. My absence over the last ten days has been because I’ve been waiting to get my broadband modem installed in my new flat. At least I’ve had lots of time to prepare my new site map.

So what’s different between the 100th and the 200th? There may be less novelty, but now I have more sense of family, more sense of direction and commitment. I rate the odds of reaching the 300th higher than I did of reaching 200th.

I’m more relaxed with the whole deal now. I’ve stopped trying to mix RL hooking up with blogging. Now I reach out more readily to AdultFriendFinder friends outside the site. I see clearly how membership in this community supports me and is helping me grow. I’m going to be living in my new flat for the next two years and I’m really going to need you guys.

I know that a review is expected. Comparing my first ten months blogging with my last ten months I find I posted half the number about other bloggers, and half about blogging. Thankfully there are fewer Posts of Frustration (things are getting better on the Friendly Site). I have 1 eighth of the number on camming: have I become a prude, or just gone private? Watch this space! Everyday life is down by 40%. There are only two poems, and just a few follow-ups to my split personality theme. Travel has tripled, and I’ve acknowledged one piece as fiction (actually it’s not the first LOL ).

All this sounds a little dry: I think the strength of my blog is in the comments, in what YOU write.

Please keep on commenting.

This is Polly, still Wagging
Remember: ! Bloggers are a Better Breed !

Latest post: Naked

rm_FreeLove999 47F
16127 posts
8/1/2006 8:31 am

LOL! the posts of frustration are set to go up again ... lots of weird things have been happening here in the last two weeks!!!

here's to the next hundred posts!

[blog freelove999]

waggypolly replies on 8/1/2006 3:32 pm:
Well, that's great ews to come back to!!

2daycowboywanted 46F

8/1/2006 8:54 am

Hope things will turn out better for you now. Best of luck!

Until later

waggypolly replies on 8/1/2006 3:39 pm:
Thanks Cowboywanted

expatbrit49 64M

8/1/2006 9:14 am

Cracks the whip... come on woman keep up LOL

Congrats sweetie

Thank You for Your Time and Attention

waggypolly replies on 8/1/2006 3:40 pm:
You're a hard taskmaster, Expat. (Forgive the pun.) Thanks Gorgeous.

caressmewell 54F

8/1/2006 9:47 am

Congrats on 200!

waggypolly replies on 8/1/2006 3:42 pm:
Thank you Caress. Nice to see you, hope you've been having a good northern summer.

Theflinkychick 106F

8/1/2006 9:52 am

Congrats, Polly, here's to the 300th post!

Not all who wander are lost.

waggypolly replies on 8/1/2006 3:43 pm:
And I sure hope you'll be around then.

marathonman45202 54M
6640 posts
8/1/2006 9:56 am

Congratulations! I'm only on #11 myself, wondering if I'll make it to 12. Thanks for the inspiration!

waggypolly replies on 8/1/2006 3:57 pm:
The first dozen were the most anxiety-provoking! Welcome to Blogville, new friend; I'll be looking for you 100th soon!

ZZ_Todd 60M

8/1/2006 10:57 am

WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN!!! Damn it's good to see you back! (Dedicated some stuff to you in my blog... can't remember exactly what it was; I think one of my Twisted Tunes that you kinda-sorta inspired...)

waggypolly replies on 8/1/2006 3:56 pm:
Thanks for the hug. Can't you read Man? I lost my broadband connection when I moved. I put in my moving request to the phone company on Day One and the telephone people came OK on Day Three. They said the modem needed a different team. I went back to the office on Day Six and was told my request was "being processed." I went again on Day Eleven and The Boss, Haji O..., was there. He came himself within the next hour and did the job with charm and efficiency.

My modem had been hardwired into the wall. I now realise most of them work on plugs and the people in the office assumed I would unplug it and carry it upstairs myself. Why the hardwiring? Not sure; something to do with having a second phone in the bedroom.

So that's where I've been: fighting technology in the developing world.

I'm off to look for what you wrote for me.

angelofmercy5 60F
17881 posts
8/1/2006 2:37 pm

Polly....congratulations on the 200th post! I'm glad you're in your new flat! And I'm thrilled with the picture you posted know how I love your stories of the monkeys! I think alot of us are slowing down here....but the quality just gets better on your blog! So glad you're still here....and look forward to chatting with you one of these days!

waggypolly replies on 8/1/2006 3:53 pm:
Angel, guess what? I had you in mind when I chose that monkey. I was looking for one you'd like and when I found this little tree climber (not so little actually, it's a young tree) and thought what a good double visual metaphor - for moving up my building, and for my number of posts creeping up!

VATraveler1948 69M

8/1/2006 6:01 pm

Hi Polly, it's good to see activity here on your blog again. I'm just about to hit the 100 post mark, maybe next week. Actually, I've already passed the first "century" milestone if I count my former identites... Doesn't seem possible. Benn having fun with the posts the last couple of days, it's been very interesting.

waggypolly replies on 8/2/2006 1:40 am:
You are the most intrepid blogger. Will I need you to explain what's been going on in Blogville? .....

redswallow777 49M
6811 posts
8/1/2006 8:26 pm

Polly....been missing you....figured it had something to do with the computer. Sending you all my best on this 200th post!

Looking forward to the next....

waggypolly replies on 8/2/2006 1:41 am:
the next post, or the next 200?

horny4770 61M
8158 posts
8/2/2006 1:23 pm

Congrats on your 200th! Been missing you but I know you've been busy.

Looking forward to more!


waggypolly replies on 8/2/2006 4:50 pm:
Won't ever desert you completely, Horny.

keithcancook 61M
17930 posts
8/2/2006 3:52 pm

I think the strength of my blog is in the comments

Don't sell yourself short, kiddo! I love to hear what you have to say. Well done. I don't even have 150 yet.

Blog On!

waggypolly replies on 8/2/2006 4:51 pm:
Keith, I know what I write is brilliant beyond words. I was just putting in a plug for the audience. You included. Thanks, Quizmaster Extraordinaire.

MsLoveRose 34F  
2432 posts
8/3/2006 5:55 am

sory im late!! i love coming here to your pges!!!

happy posting!!


live more, laugh often, love much

waggypolly replies on 8/3/2006 7:53 am:
Never too late!! I love visiting with you too.

digdug41 50M

8/3/2006 8:22 am

hey polly congrats on 200

roaming the cyber streets of blogland

waggypolly replies on 8/3/2006 5:24 pm:
Thaks, Digdug.

LustyTaurus 49M
21253 posts
8/4/2006 5:09 pm

I never thought I'd hit 100 I have a plan for my 2ooth post already, and I'm around 130 posts now...

Point being, I agree with you...I'm very fond of this forum and all the interesting, kind and sexy folks who come around.

Congrats on 200...

waggypolly replies on 8/5/2006 2:11 am:
Thanks, Lusty, I'll be looking out in approx 70 posts time!

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