Tuesday, October 17, 2006

A BLOGGERS POTRAIT.

Tagged by Alex

Are you happy/satisfied with your blog, with its content and look? Does your family know about your blog?

I am very happy with my blog, its content and look. I think Yogi did a really good job with my template. My family knows about my blog, I dont think there is anything
to hide. Actually J was the one who encouraged me to write.

Do you feel embarrassed to let your friends know about your blog or do you consider it a private thing.

I am happy to share my blog with my friends. anything on the internet is a public thing.


Did Blogs have a positive change in your thoughts?


Yes they did. I was lonely and sad because I was home with a bad back. Blogging made me think positively and all my friends have encouraged me and also given me advice. Blogging has been a very positive thing for me.

Do you only open the blogs of those who comment on your blog or do you love to go and discover new blogs for yourself.

I always go and explore new blogs, I make it a point to comment on the blogs of people who visit me, but I like meeting new bloggers too.

What does the visitor counter mean to you? do you care about putting it on your blog?

The counter just tells me how many visitors read my post and also tells me where they are from? I dont give it too much importance.

Do you try to imagine your fellow bloggers and give them real pictures.

I do try and imagine who my blogger friends are. sometimes I get a mental picture of the person who is writing a post. I do not post any real pictures, I dont think it is necessary.

Do you think there is a real benefit to blogging.

I can only say that blogging changed my life. I have been home with a back injury and was lonely, I stumbled on a blog by accident and am so glad I did. I dont feel as lonely as before, I occupy myself by writing posts or reading other bloggers posts. It also made me a better writer.

Do you think that bloggers society is isolated from the real world or interacts with events.

I dont think bloggers are isolated in any way. I think all bloggers are very well informed with whats going on all around the world. By reading different posts I know whats going on in my world and across the miles to whats going on in India.

Does criticism annoy you or do you feel it is a normal thing?

I enjoy positive criticism and have learned from it. It really has never annoyed me. It has actually made me want to do better.

Do you fear some political blogs and do you avoid them
.

I do not fear political blogs and sometimes like to read the posts.There is nothing to be afraid of, you just get to know what other people think.

Did you get shocked by the arrest of some bloggers?

Yes I did. I think people should have the right and freedom to express themselves.

Do you think about what will happen to your blog after you die.


I began to think about it after reading about Keshi's friend Janice. I think when I die my family will post something about it.they are aware of how important my blog and my readers are.

What do you like to hear and what song would you like to put a link to in your blog.

I love all sorts of different music, nothing in particular. I would like to post the lyrics of Josh Grobin..

When I am down and, oh my soul, so weary;
When troubles come and my heart burdened be;
Then, I am still and wait here in the silence,
Until you come and sit awhile with me.

You raise me up, so I can stand on mountains;
You raise me up, to walk on stormy seas;
I am strong, when I am on your shoulders;
You raise me up… To more than I can be.

You raise me up, so I can stand on mountains;
You raise me up, to walk on stormy seas;
I am strong, when I am on your shoulders;
You raise me up… To more than I can be.


Sorry I have not been able to read too many posts, have not been feeling too well. will catch up soon and leave my comment. Thanks to everyone for checking up on me.

123 comments:

Foodie's Hope 12:11 PM  

Hope you feel better soon!! Nice MeMe!! Take it easy and Happy Diwali!!:))

samuru999 12:47 PM  

Starry....
Great answers!
You do so well on tags.
You do have a very nice blog...
I am glad I met you through blogging
I love that song by Josh Gorbin...
so uplifting!
Hope you feel better...
take good care!

Margie

KK 1:36 PM  

Very nicely done tag Starry!!
Those lyrics are so rejuvenating :)
Get well soon!!! Take care.

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Twisted DNA 2:02 PM  

It's very inspirational to know how the blogging made such a big change in your life!

Anonymous,  2:04 PM  

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b v n 3:32 PM  

Hey get well soon :)...btw what happened to keshi's friend janice ?

priya 4:05 PM  

Starry:

That was a good tag neatly done.
Take care and relax.

Id it is 4:29 PM  

I would have answered those questions ditto.

Dr@ma Div@ 5:42 PM  

wish you a very sparkling and bright diwali!

Keshi 7:02 PM  

hey Starry get better soon sweety, HUGGGGGGGZ!

yeah I believe in freedom of speech too. And it was stupid to arrest them.

Nice answers girl.

Keshi.

Shionge 7:07 PM  

Blogging allows us to embrace new found friendship :D

Take care!

starry nights 9:15 PM  

Foodies Hope..thank you and Happy Diwali to you and your family.

starry nights 9:16 PM  

Margie..thank you. I am glad I met you also.your poems are always refreshing.

starry nights 9:16 PM  

KK..thank you.

starry nights 9:17 PM  

Bvn..thanks. well Keshi's friend came to the U.S. with her husband, she was expecting her first child and suddenly vanished. some say she died during childbirth.

starry nights 9:18 PM  

Priya..thank you

starry nights 9:18 PM  

Id it is.thank you.

starry nights 9:19 PM  

Twisted dna..thank you. it did. it made each day better for me.

starry nights 9:20 PM  

Drama Diva..wish you and your family a happy diwali too.thanks

starry nights 9:20 PM  

Keshi..thank you.

starry nights 9:20 PM  

Shionge..thank you.

Robyn 9:32 PM  

Excellent answers on the tag!
That's incredible how blogging has helped you get through a difficult time in your life. To me, blogging is a great creative outlet and I enjoy reading old posts, reflecting and reminiscing.

Thanks for posting those lyrics. I haven't heard too many songs by Josh Gorbin but he seems like a talented writer!

Take care and feel better soon :)

Robyn

chitra 9:36 PM  

Nice one. Get well soon. When is the surgery? All the best !
Dont you think the best advantage to blogging is we get real warmth from our fellow bloggers, no matter what caste/creed.

Dr O2 10:20 PM  

The best thing abt blogging is gettin to know people worldwide who think & care to express their views.

There is also the benefit of no threat of personal space invasion in from the people in the blogsphere. There is a safe margin & everybody is happy to talk, make friends & exchange ideas.

geetha 10:33 PM  

I feeel the same way too. Blogging keeps my spirits up, even on the days that I am feeling down..

Hope that back gets better fast :)

Ganesh Ranganathan 10:35 PM  

nice job of the taggie

Sunil Parmar 10:45 PM  

Hello lalitha~!!!
Just done to the TAGS....

Hope you get well soon.
Happy Diwali to you and your entire family.:)

shankari 10:49 PM  

Happy Diwali, Dont strain yourself, we know and we understand that you have a bad back!

Mr. J 12:42 AM  

Nice set here. Hope your back is better now. get well soon.

alex 12:44 AM  

Hope your back is getting better...

I havent heard of the song before, the lyrics tell me ts a beautiful one...

Like a 'life', all that begins in this earth has an end in this earth. :)

hope and love 1:39 AM  

hope u r better now..

Sreejith Kumar 1:50 AM  

I would say 'sensible answers'.... Good work.......

Appu 2:04 AM  

get well soon

Prash 2:57 AM  

A blue template!!!

Happy diwali !!!

hope you feel better now..
take care.

btw, you are linked in my blog

ufukhati 3:13 AM  

1. Enjoy the answers.
2. Sharing the best song by Josh Groban.
3.Rest.Relax.Repose.

adi 3:18 AM  

not a problem starry, u take care, we'r there waiting for ur comments. just relax and well, be back soon. hope u enjoy the festivals. greetings to maya n vijay. and j ofcourse.
get well soon :)

Aditi 3:58 AM  

aww i hope u get better real soon
and happy diwali to u and your family

Jeevan 4:22 AM  

All your answers came out very positive:) I agree with your answer for real benefit to blogging, i too feel the same now.

Happy Diwali dear:)

b v n 5:40 AM  

oh thats sad *shoot thats scary :(*

southpaw 6:11 AM  

Its great to see how much blogging means to u...
Get well soon my friend, get well soon.

V N 7:33 AM  

U have done a wonderful job of the tag, Starry!! :)

And hope everything is all right with u real sooooooooooon!!
:)

Sudarshan 8:42 AM  

This is one of the best tags I've come across..:-)

Really nicely done!!

Enjoy the festive season!!

hillgrandmom 10:31 AM  

Happy Diwali! Get well soon starry.

dumbdodi 10:32 AM  

Honest and straight from heart answers
I hope you feel better soon and happy diwali and new year wishes to you and your family

starry nights 2:24 PM  

robyn..thank you.

starry nights 2:26 PM  

Chitra..so true.thanks.my surgery will be on the 6th of november.

mathew 2:32 PM  

nice straight forward answers..hopin you are doin better now...happy diwali!!!

starry nights 2:42 PM  

dr02..thanks I could not have said it better.

starry nights 2:43 PM  

Geetha..thank you

starry nights 2:43 PM  

Ganesh..thanks.

starry nights 2:44 PM  

Sunil..thanks. I finished the tags after a long time. Happy Diwali to you and your family.

starry nights 2:45 PM  

Hope and Love..thanks.

starry nights 2:45 PM  

Srijith..thanks.

starry nights 2:47 PM  

Prash..thank you for linking my blog. take care. Happy diwali to you and your family also.

starry nights 2:47 PM  

Ufukhati..thanks.

starry nights 2:48 PM  

Shankari..thank you.

starry nights 2:48 PM  

John..thank you.

starry nights 2:49 PM  

Aditi..thank you.

starry nights 2:49 PM  

Jeevan..thank you.

starry nights 2:50 PM  

Alex..thank you. you should listen to that song the lyrics and the music is really nice.

starry nights 2:52 PM  

Adi..thank you. you are so kind. take care and Happy Diwali to you and your family.

starry nights 2:53 PM  

Bvn..Are you saying my surgery is scary?

starry nights 2:54 PM  

Velu..thank you so much. I am hoping to be well soon.

starry nights 2:55 PM  

Sudarshan..thank you.Happy Diwali to you too.

starry nights 2:56 PM  

Hillgrandmom..thank you .

starry nights 2:57 PM  

Dumbdodi..thank you.happy diwali to you and your family too.

starry nights 2:57 PM  

Mathew..thank you.

Keshi 5:40 PM  

**I began to think about it after reading about Keshi's friend Janice. I think when I die my family will post something about it.they are aware of how important my blog and my readers are.


tnxxx for indicating that Janice's life has inspired u to be so caring and even more thoughtful abt ur readers. Ur a star in real Starry HUGGGGGGGZ!


Keshi.

b v n 5:48 PM  

no i was talking about the janice y said abt...hey dont confuse me...if you want i can post for you whe you are on surgery *all these ppl will leave the blog but* :))

Neers 6:47 PM  

heyyy,.... hows you, now?

Hip Grandma 7:17 PM  

Get well soon Lalitha.It pains me to even think of your backache.A well written tag.So much of you in it.

chandni 12:31 AM  

my thoughts on blogging would be pretty much similar!

Get well soon lalitha......hope ur back isnt giving u too much trouble..

and happy diwali :)

Has to be me 5:29 AM  

That was a nice read!
Starry, hope u doing better now dear. Take care & happy diwali.

starry nights 10:12 AM  

Keshi..thanks.I would not like everyone to wonder what happenned to me if I just disappear without saying goodbye or my family saying goodbye for me.

starry nights 10:13 AM  

Bvn..that is so sweet of you to offer. thanks.

starry nights 10:14 AM  

Neers..not doing too good. just waiting to have my surgery and be done with it soon and then make a trip to India.

starry nights 10:14 AM  

Hipgrandma..thanks.please keep me in your prayers.

starry nights 10:15 AM  

Chandni..thanks. Happy diwali to you and your family too.

starry nights 10:15 AM  

Has to be me..thank you for your kind thoughts.

Mindinside 8:43 PM  

Get well soon
:)

LERA 9:00 PM  

Wishing you a speedy recovery & a Happy Diwali!!

Keshi 10:27 PM  

yeah but I dun think I can give my blog pwd to someone else right now. Maybe I'll write it in my WILL? :)

Keshi.

Keshi 10:27 PM  

btw Happy Diwali Starry!

Keshi.

Shankari 11:46 PM  

Happy Diwali Lalitha, Hope you feel well enough to spend time with your family!

indianangel 6:47 AM  

Happy diwali lalitha! Hope you are feeling better now!

KK 8:56 AM  

Starry Wish you and your family a Happy Diwali!!!

Eclipsed Thoughts 11:12 AM  

Get well soon... take care of youself...

Enemy of the Republic 4:11 PM  

Well, this is still awesome. This is my first visit to your blog. It won't be my last.

southpaw 6:12 PM  

Happy deepawali to u all lalitha...:)

Anali 6:29 PM  

This is a great post! Feel better soon!

sanjay jha 1:54 AM  

happy dipavali
cheers
jhaji.

Abhishek Upadhyay 6:22 AM  

Get well soon lalitha.
Fortunately none of my family members know that I blog.

SCRIBBLEZ TO WAKEUP 7:10 AM  

I have been missin ya n I tok the time to check if your ok...Hope u r much better now n shining like the STAR :)

meet_me 9:40 AM  

Hey! I hope u are feeling better now. Get well soon...
Sorry for being such an irregular visitor...
And am here to wish u Happy Diwali ...
May it bring joy and prosperity into your life!
God bless u...
Cheers!

jac 10:30 AM  

My prayers !

A neat tag, I would say.

starry nights 12:19 PM  

mindinside..thanks.

starry nights 12:19 PM  

Lera..thank you.

starry nights 12:19 PM  

kk..Happy diwali to you and your family.

Blessed 1:47 PM  

Hoping you feel better soon!!!!
Wishing you MANY BLESSINGS!

starry nights 4:27 PM  

iwali to you.thanks.

starry nights 4:33 PM  

Scribblez..thank you for taking the time and checking up on me. I feel better,thank you.

starry nights 4:34 PM  

Shankari..thank you.Happy Diwali to you and your family.

starry nights 4:34 PM  

Indian angel..Happy Diwali to you and your family.thank you.

starry nights 4:35 PM  

enemy of the republic. welcome to my blog and please do come again. thank you.

starry nights 4:36 PM  

Anali..thank you.

starry nights 4:36 PM  

Raj..Happy Diwali to you and your family.thank you.

starry nights 4:37 PM  

Abhishek Happy Diwali to you and your family..thank you.

starry nights 4:38 PM  

Jac..thank you.please keep me in your prayers my surgery is coming up soon.thanks for your kind thoughts.

starry nights 4:39 PM  

Neers..Happy Diwali to you. thanks.

Dh@v@! 5:55 AM  

Nice to know about you and your blog…
But u know my family members don’t know abt my blog… they will get a big shock if they will come to know that I can write something…

Neway… one question on which I think many times is “Do you think about what will happen to your blog after you die” --- But really I don’t have any answer for that… really can’t even think of it…


Happy Diwali...

anu 8:36 AM  

ye blogging comes quite handy venting out wot u feel .i lovd d lyrics , gud choice u hav….nicely maintained blog, must say …blogrolled u …keep it up !

jac 12:47 PM  

Lalitha,

I even know the dates.

Dotm 7:16 PM  

Wishing you the very best in your back op. Hope you feel much better after.
Good meme answers. I agree that having such wonderful blogging friends make life so much happier.
All the best.

adi 7:38 AM  

hey starry, its been some time. hope u r feeling well now. did u enjoy the festivals. actually, r u enjoying the festival season.
eid mubarak to u :)
and,
get well soon
take care

starry nights 5:54 PM  

Dh@v@..thank you.

starry nights 5:54 PM  

Anu..thank you.

starry nights 5:55 PM  

Jac..thank you

starry nights 5:55 PM  

Ganesh..thank you.

Saira 11:27 PM  

Nice answers...blogging means so much to me as well..i never knew if i cud i write anything..but after i started i felt really happy that im doing it..:)
Well just take care of urself...and have a nice time!!

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