Sunday, June 10

O Slalom Meme O

I am dodging again; bobbing and weaving down the court. This can't be construed as a full fake because at some point I intend to do it.

Someday. Just not today.

This evasion I am speaking of is the ducking of tags for Memes which I have not yet bothered to reply to, nor justify with a response.

My thinking is that I will play one of the all about me games that get passed from blog to blog as soon as I run out of things to say . But I haven't done that yet and I actually don't know when I will. So I keep pushing them back and trying to crowd them out of my mind, replacing the nagging need to post something about me with a post about poop. Or something else.

I was really thinking that this was a simple cut and run.

But it struck me that I have a way around the bloggers guilt I am feeling. And that is this. I can link my taggers anyway. And I can encourage you readers to go read them, get to know them, give them some traffic. And thus assuage my shame.

It's a good move don't you think? Maybe I should have coached basketball.

Today, I will talk about the Three Taggers that I am delinquent on linking. And soon there will be a post with more linky love, as I discovered when I opened my email this morning that I had been tagged again. And again. And again.

But y'all have to wait your turn.
Because today, I link you to:

Gunfighter, who writes The View From Here. He tagged me to play a spotlight game and I was honored, really honored, that my name showed up in a post of his. You see, he is witty, and wise; intelligent, and controversial. I love that about him. Oh, and he cooks too! His place is a daily (often more than once) stop for me. You should get to know him. And if you're so inclined, send him something to shoot. He'd like that.

Next, I want to introduce you to
Csara. She writes at Baby Talkers. She is also the leader of the pack at the Friday Fifteen. Csara is a busy writer, wife and mom, and I would love it if you would stop over at her place and join in a discussion. She would love that too.

The Not Quite Crunchy Parent is the third link for today. In truth, I found this tag by accident when I was reading through the archives at her place. But the game, or meme rather, I was tagged for was a cute one so I thought I would play.

Someday. Not this day.

I love this blog, because so much of what gets said there is stuff I can really get my mind around, and my heart behind. It's a fun read.

And finally, I want to do something a little unconventional. Since this friend is a bit on the unconventional side, I figure this works. I want you to meet my friend Becca. Becca is someone I know in my offline life. She doesn't keep a blog, though she really should, and she has only recently discovered mine--being that I am not very good at "tooting my own horn"--but she dove into the fun of it headfirst. As proof of her humor, her candor, and her zest for life I direct you to the comment section of this post, and this one. She's just a lot of fun, and is a good friend to me. A very good friend. I intend to have her guest blog here sometime soon but any encouragement you want to give for her to open a page of her own and share her hilarious stories and experiences, I will receive in my inbox. You can post a comment here or send an email and I will pass those onto Becca.

That my friends, as they say, is that. Tag me and I'll link you. And someday, I will play the game you passed along.

I promise.


  1. Oh, you know I say that in the most adoring and endearing of ways GF!

  2. Saying hello - dropped by from Scribbit. Funky posts! :-)

  3. Jenn, I know exactly what you mean. I love the friends I make blogging, but I just have other stuff to blogg about and to do instead of blogging, and that's where I this point, anyway. Right now we're getting ready for a week trip to Brownsville, Texas, and I am READY to get out of here for a bit.

    Thanks for visiting my blog.

  4. la bell-
    Welcome! Always glad to have a new friend or two around here.

    Welcome to you too.
    I appreciate your comments. Like you I am not anti-tagging in the least, I am just a lame game player and I don't want those who tag to not feel the love as it were. Linking them this way I can still say my thanks for playing, but I can put off the game till later. I don't know if that's proper blog etiquette or not, but it's the way it's going to go here!
    Enjoy your travels. See you when you're back in the blogosphere!

  5. LOL Jenn! I know, I know.....the tags can be quite annoying, but I wanted to give you some linky love and dare I say I just didn't realize how many you've been getting (read: how popular you are!!). :D Thanks for the intro on your blog. That was very cool!! I think I might use that technique next time. ;)

  6. csara-
    Oh, I am happy to share in the love!
    Keep it coming... anytime.

  7. Another wonderful list of links! They always lead to such interesting places. Thanks!

  8. Great idea when you can't meme at that precise moment. I'll go check out your links.

  9. you're lucky - I actually find it hard to find things to write about on my blog.... meme's are a good back-up for those dry times.

    Off to check out your links now!

  10. Great idea, Jenn - the idea is linky love. I often find it a challenge to incorporate a meme smilar to these in my blog too- That's for the link.

  11. This was a great way to deal with Memes.
    Hope all is well Jenn.
    Enjoy your food from AZ.