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Belated!

I just realised I missed the TWO YEAR blogiversary of this particular blog*!

My first post on this blog was on 4th October 2004 - it was a rant about the Malaysian income tax office, triggered by one of the errands I ran between my last day of work in Sept and my departure for the U.S. in mid-Oct 2004.

So this blog actually documents indirectly the time Kosh and I have been together-together. While we've known each other since college days, we only started pseudo-dating in Oct/Nov 2003, and [cutting out details you don't need to know] a year later I relocated myself halfway across the world to give us a true chance at success. The rest is history.

Of course, this blog was actually established as a means of keeping in touch with friends, ex-colleagues and family without having to email the same news to a bunch of people while I was off supposedly gallivanting around the U.S. I had already anticipated my not wanting to be bogged down by emails, and had planned accordingly. Unfortunately, only a handful understood. All too many dropped out of touch, while a few amazing ones tried to put me on guilt trips for not keeping in touch via emails. Geeez!!

But no matter, I soon started writing FOR ME, not for my originally targetted audience, and I feel I've come into my own in the blogosphere. I'm also able to mess around with some basic html/css stuff and play around with settings and templates - stuff I never knew ANYthing about 2 years ago.

But the best has been discovering all those bloggers out there! From not knowing anyone except my ex-bf's blog, you can take a look at my blogroll to see who I've discovered and read regularly - and only a handful of them are people I know-know.. most of them are true blog buddies.

And on the other side of the coin? Well, technorati sez I have 159 links from 53 blogs, and wholinkstome sez I appear on 21 different blogrolls. I think it's awesome that people out there are reading my posts, and I'm looking forward to share more with ya in the years to come.

My thanks to everyone for reading.

Y'all come back now, y'hear! :-)


* NOTE: Technically, my first blog post *ever* was on 17 June 1004 in a now-dormant blog containing a total of ten posts where I had to unload what I was feeling during my last 3 months or so of work. As such, this particular blog will remain unnamed and unlinked :-)

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  1. Congrats! Wish I could be as 'rajin' as you.

    MS ex-PBU

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  2. Congratulations!! Carry on blogging the way you do, it makes a really interesting read :-)

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