Blogging about bloggers...
Charleston Bloggers meetup I tried to attend at the West Ashley Barnes & Noble.
No problem finding the large bookstore.
The manager walked me over to a corner of the store - by the DVDs and CDs - and I saw folded chairs stacked.
I sat and waited for the others to arrive. One other person showed up a few minutes later.
We chatted as we waited and even sent some emails asking where were the rest of the group.
We later discovered the group had been in session at the store - but in the coffee area with wall plugs for laptops. Duh.
The manager had lead us astray.
The next month I found 5-6 others gathered and we had some nice conversations about Web Logs.
(Web Logs...get it?)
Last night I went again and saw some familiar faces and a few new ones. J. Mark Diaz, the moderator, and I had missed meeting before and he explained that the original founder - a very busy lawyer - had asked him to take over the leadership as the Coordinator.
I mentioned there had been a large group of Bloggers organized locally years ago when this part of the web was still very new. The Post and Courier had semi-recognized us as a group and we were featured in a column that ran for about a year.
Geoff had already been to Hawaii and Alaska, so his blog postings included his good and bad adventures in the "lower 48."
One stop was at Mt. Rushmore and he posed - as thousands do each year - with his face on the far right.
I converted it to black & white and embellished his features to have a more granite look.
Unlike the Queen Victoria saying, he "WAS amused."
Glad to be part of this newer incarnation of bloggers and wannabes.
Hope they all achieve what they attempt on the internet.
I sure have!
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Thanks for stopping by. Stay and have a coffee.