” And thus, the central theme and purpose of was born.
Over the years (and a lot of feedings after midnight) the blog morphed into a many-headed beast.
It connected me to a hugely entertaining community of new friends and cohorts; brought me creative and professional opportunities (Online Dating Diaries, Chasing Windmills, Cyber Dating Sidekick, Groucho Sports Supply, guest panels, podcasts, and presentations); birthed books (); inspired countless creative projects (Girl from The Northwoods, The Dapper Dozen); and for ten years, it’s been the driving force when it came to figuring out who I was and who I wanted to be.I actually still don’t have all of that figured out yet. ) It’s weird to look back and realize just how much – and then how little – the blog has changed over the years.Then, about two years ago, the desire to build a new internet home began to grow.I still loved , but it no longer seemed to fully fit who I was. When I started that thing, I had absolutely no idea how it would shape the direction of my entire future. It first began as a way to amuse myself during a hard, lonely year in a small town in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.
Instead of writing all my friends their very own personal email novellas filled with deep musings about whom I felt was skankier, Brit-Brit or X-tina, I thought, “Hey, why not just write out my personal musings about celebrities on a central place that all friends can check out at their leisure?