Two years ago today, I published my very first blog post.
I'll be frank. I. Did. Not. Know. What. I. Was. Doing.
I didn't know how to insert a hyperlink or a photo into a post, much less a video. HTML code was something other people knew. I was also pretty darned serious for the first few months; I didn't know it was okay to just let it all hang out every now and then. (Well, maybe it's still not okay, but I do it anyway because it's fun.)
Last year, I celebrated Practical Paralegalism's first birthday with the Los Angeles Paralegal Association. I couldn't believe they let a country hick like me come to the big city and hang out with them. I was completely impressed by LAPA's energy, diversity and fantastic CLE offerings.
This year, I celebrated by yelling at my teens for having the grossest room on the planet and for leaving chocolate on the floor of their room for The Corginator to find, and by publishing rather more posts than usual, because there were simply a lot of amazing paralegal stories to share. (Don't worry, I'm thinking about taking the rest of the week off.)
And then I found The Christmas Corgi Blog, and the perfect picture to celebrate such a momentous birthday.
(In case you think it's all about my dog, I'm happy to post pictures of your dogs, too. I keep a picture of my dogs on my desk, so that on really bad days, I can remind myself that I have to keep my cool and continue to work in order to buy kibble.)
So, to repeat the goals stated in my first entry into the blawgosphere ever, here's to another year of sharing some good paralegal stories, some good paralegal lessons, and some good paralegal practice tips. If we are lucky enough to share a few laughs, too, then that is definitely my idea of a good day.
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