the whole world can see

isn't the fact that i haven't told most of my friends that i have a blog a little odd? ironically, the entire world could read this silly blog, but i feel nervous about real friends doing so. is this why we love the internet? we have a pseudo-vulnerability by bearing our souls on the screen. we chat without truly conversing, controlling the conversation rather than allowing the natural give and take between two real people.

when we live face to face there is real contact. you see the tears welling in a friend's eyes. you feel their hand on your arm in comfort. you share that smile over a personal joke. you must address how you have hurt or have been hurt. it seems there is something divine about this.

but don't get me wrong. i still love my chance to blog- the chance to go on and on in hopes that someone out there will find it remotely interesting- and the chance to share a portion of myself with the whole world... and maybe a few real friends as well.


terrible speller said...

I was so excited to get your comment. I told landon about Nicholas being a pen pal and he went immediately to begin a letter, so email me your address @ 5edwards@comcast.net

I love seeing all the pics of your kids. They all look so much a like it's amazing. So cute! I always kid that all our kids look like they have different dads.

Katie said...

great... look for my email.

Casey said...

I just saw your comment on Ginny's page and thought I'd say hi!
Hope life is treating you well in Cali.
I miss you guys!

JenMom said...

Katie- Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog. It is so fun to know wher eyou are now. I cannot wait to pass it along to Randi & Suzy. What took you to California? Wish I would have known you were there, we were just out there in October. I recognize Muir Woods in your pics!
It looks like God has been so good to you, too!

amanda said...

Hey, Katie! How are you and the gang? I bet the kids look so grown-up now. Hope to hear from you soon ...

terrible speller said...

Katie, thought you might enjoy this lady's info about Konos


David said...

After hearing you talk about your blog last week in Cali, I decided to do the same. Only one long post so far, many more to come I'm sure.