Friday, October 17, 2003


well it's a year today since we stumbled into this sphere with the inauspicious words : welcome to boynton a blog....and what a journey it has been. boynton feels like she's been on the phone for a year... And she has. And what have we got to show for it, eh? RL has diminished. We have no friends. Dogs have been blogged senseless of copy. The only thing we've kind of learnt is less is more, today rules ok, break out of your cluster and although it's very dense there are enough lovely fishes out there to keep subscribing to the daily backward somersault into the blogosphere.

Comments: uno

Happy Birfday toooo you... Happy Birfdayy tooo YOUUU .. Happy Birfdayyy dear Boyntonnnnn.. Happy birfday toooo youuuuu!
Posted by Scott Wickstein at October 17, 2003 02:03 PM

Hip Hip Hooray!

Does this mean you're staying?
Posted by wen at October 17, 2003 02:08 PM

ah mercy boocoo, mr w.

et vous, wen... Not sure. I like the symmetry of stopping a year out. My year of the blog.
But chickened out of any such stat dec or even a little "hiatus" notification - they do have a way of biting one in the street - when one has a rethink. Still - one's other writing is suffering a tad, and we may see how we go.
Posted by boynton at October 17, 2003 02:14 PM

Oddly enough, for some reason I found myself thinking yesterday "It must be about a year that Boynton's been blogging now". So there you go.
It's been a pleasure travelling through the blogo-verse with you Boynton. Here's to many more anniversaries.
Posted by mcb at October 17, 2003 02:33 PM

Happy Birthday Boynton!

Here's a little surprise for
Boynton's birthday. Your URL is
now listed at the Suny/Buffalo
Electronic Poetry Center at:
Posted by Nick Piombino at October 17, 2003 02:41 PM

and merci x 365 mcb - my first "blog buddy".

and Nick - what a lovely surprise indeed- and a great honour. So many lovely fishes in that pool!
I was meaning to post your latest thoughts on blogging, that is inspiration to keep going, and wrestle with the writerly combo. I will anon.
But as written already today over at mcb's - it's SUCH a beautiful sparkling day here, we're about to jump off - actually that is, we're about to "literally" HOP off and skip.
Posted by boynton at October 17, 2003 02:50 PM

get off that effing phone, Boynton!
It's a beautiful day out there,
Posted by Nora at October 17, 2003 04:25 PM

What a glorious event! And a perfect op to give thanks for all the cheer, as a visit to b makes the day feel complete.
Posted by .es at October 18, 2003 01:37 AM

another beautiful day Nora - & still on the phone.

and thank you kindly, .es. :) (I'm winkless)
Posted by boynton at October 18, 2003 10:43 AM

happy bloggiversary miss B!
btw, i read your last commment as "i'm wrinkless" to which I was going to add, "yes, you don't look a day over, well, one year old!"
Posted by Gianna at October 20, 2003 01:17 PM

heehee et merci b mon amie G

oh and I am wrinkless as well of course ;)
Posted by boynton at October 20, 2003 01:31 PM

Wishing you a happy (although belated) blog birthday.
Posted by Gerard at October 21, 2003 01:07 AM

thanks Gerard.
Posted by boynton at October 21, 2003 01:17 PM

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