Saturday, February 07, 2009

Linky love.
Memes.
Bloggy awards.
Respect. Sharing. Respect.
Oh, I said that already.

I'm a casual blogger, one who writes for enjoyment and because it's cheaper than therapy. I thrive on the writing process and the feedback (albeit light) in comments. I read many other blogs, too, most of them personal in nature.

Back to respect. I wouldn't dream of quoting another blogger without credit. If I think enough of a statement that I want to quote it, I'd better credit the blogger and provide a link. Better yet, I'll send a quick email to the blogger. I'm not a gossip, a tattler. Any dirt I'm digging is real, not figurative (and right now it's covered with a thick blanket of snow and rabbit tracks). If I refer to other bloggers, they'll be proud to find themselves here amidst the snow-covered compost.

This movement to Respect the Blogger is spearheaded by Kelly at Don Mills Diva. You can read the basic post here; find the back story of her experience with so-called mainstream journalism here.

Blogging can be fun, casual, intimate, personal, and a whole lot more. But if you're quoting the Compostermom, you'd better give me at least a link.


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3 Comments:

Blogger PBN said...

Am going to have to read that post.

You are right on when you say "Respect the blogger!" Yeay. Love that badge.

2/07/2009 1:01 PM  
Blogger PBN said...

Hi Daisy.

Sorry I was working on some Parent bloggers network stuff and am signed in under them. Its really, me, Lisa (from Midwestern Mommy)

2/07/2009 1:02 PM  
Blogger Don Mills Diva said...

YAY - thanks for your support Daisy!

Linking you up now...

2/09/2009 7:50 AM  

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