(c) Geraktv | Dreamstime.comSo yesterday August 6, was Uni-Verse-City blog’s birthday. I felt like I should have done something a little more special for it growing to be one year’s old, but being on vacation in warm weather and over eating to the point of a semi-comatic state has prevented me from “throwing” a proper blog birthday.

I remember that I started this blog last year so that I could write and so that my family, still in Canada, could get a better idea of what I was doing and seeing over here in Europe. I was posting a blog maybe once every two weeks. You will see in many months that there are very few posts.

Then this March I decided that I was finally going to write a novel. I developed an idea and went with it. I started blogging more often as I got into the writing grove. In July I was posting 2-3 blogs per week, which was a big step forward for the growth of this blog. I started to find more topics and using social media, I’ve met so many inspiring people, writers and bloggers.

So I’m happy that my blog has had a big growth spurt in the past few months and maybe next year, I will hold a proper birthday for my blog with a contest of some sort, which seems to be the popular thing to do for a blog birthday.

As for my writing towards my work in progress, I was able to sneak in some writing time. It was like visiting an old friend. I missed writing and it felt good to get some words down. I feel bad for neglecting it so much during my holiday, but I decided that I should make use of the holiday for relaxation since I have a full time job in addition to working in he evenings on my novel. So my “friend” (novel) will wait for me to drop in when I can and I will make it up to her by giving extra attention when I get back home.

I made my weekly goal this week with 5, 157 words. I don’t think I will make the same progress in the coming week, but I will try.

So Happy Birthday to Uni-Verse-City! I promise to give presents (photos and posts on my vacation) when I get home.

7 Thoughts to “Uni-Verse-City blog birthday and Row80 check in”

  1. Happy Birthday, Uni-Verse-City!

  2. Em

    Happy birthday! *confetti*

    Well done for making your weekly goal and you are right, you need a break at some point and you will be all the fresher for it! Your ‘friend’ will be there with a coffee and biscuits waiting for a catch up with you!

  3. Happy birthday! Congratulations on your 5,000+ words. Books are forgiving; it’ll be there when you return.

  4. Cat

    Happy First Birthday – here’s to many more to come!

  5. Happy 1st birthday – tipping a glass of virtual champagne and cheers to many more. Congrats on making your goal and good luck this week!

    1. Thanks so much for the wishes ladies. The best present for Uni-Verse-City is your visists and comments.

  6. happy birthday and well done – all the best for this week

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