Sunday, March 07, 2010
This is over about 10 years ago since the little guy is so little.
Time certainly has a mind of its own.
March makes it five years now that I have been writing this blog; it hasnt always been about food. Early on I stumbled and fumbled trying to find my voice as a blogger. I like to write so that part wasnt the problem, I used to write in journals so doing it regularly wasnt the problem, I used to make images so using images wasnt the problem. The problem was my journals were not always rated PG13 so I had to figure out how I was going to get my "voice" out there while at the same time understanding that a much bigger audience was going to be seeing it. One day it hit me, start showing people what I love to do and what I am doing regularly and that is cooking and experimenting in the kitchen. I have loved to cook since I was a wee lad growing up in the sticks in New Mexico and have studied it more than anything else. I am so happy to bring a little bit of me to you and I am even happier that you bring some of yourselves to me. I have met some wonderful people both virtually and in reality and it is this connection that keeps me going. I have to say that it is far better than writing in journals, journals that you could only see if I happened to show them to you, journals that would get destroyed if a jealous partner read something that they found objectionable (I guess thats a great time to have comment moderation), journals that would even sometimes get lost. Blogging has opened doors that I never knew existed and it continues to open more and more doors, windows and possibilities. I remember how I had to explain to people that "didnt get it" why on earth I would continue to do this, whats funny is now some of these people are the first to ask when I am going to post something new since they have now become 'armchair bloggers' quick to send an e-mail about a recipe or process they liked or a location I was at or whatever, they dont have blogs but they do have one through me.
Posted by Christo Gonzales at 9:27 AM