And in honor of this, I went back and looked at the first few posts (from 2005), when a friend suggested that I get a blog. She was probably sick of me emailing her long tirades about motherhood. I wanted to google the word "blog," but first I had to wait for the dial-up internet to connect.
Despite the accomplishment, right now I'm feeling really sad because all of the pictures from the first few years of the blog were linked to Flickr, and I no longer keep my account active, so they're all GONE. I've printed the first 3 years or so (3/4 paranoia and 1/4 boredom), but somehow this feels like part of my house has burned down. The part with all the photo albums.
Luckily, I still have the electronic files. Unluckily, I do not have time to go back and re-upload what has been lost. Alas.
Here is a link to my first post, picture-less though it may be.