One year ago, I began this little ditty of a blog. It seems like just yesterday. My how time flies. How fast they grow up. It is remarkable. Anyhoo. I thought I would start out this blogiversary with a little info about me. That’s right…a little forum for me to spill some dirt on myself. So I am here to answer some of the random questions that I have received over the last 12 months and maybe give you a look into the life that is ‘Bower Power’.
On June 5th of 2008, Bower Power was born. But let’s rewind. Before blogging began, I was just a quirky newlywed with way too much energy and too little time. And before that, I was homeschooled (I know) and went to a Christian college (I know) and worked in accounting (I know). You may think…”But Katie, you seem so normal?” or “How come you have a sense of humor?” or “Do you have social skills?” – let me assure you, I am not normal, my humor is twisted, and my social skills are questionable. Basically, my family is one crazy fun-havin, people-lovin, Jesus-adorin bunch…and I give them all the credit for who I am today. One bazillion points to my family for making me so cool 🙂
So that’s me. You can read how I met my boyfriend here. And for those of you that still don’t know…the reason I call my husband my boyfriend is explained here. So fastforward to preblogging. I was married to that fine piece of bootie in the header, up to my plucked eyebrows in renovations, and started googling house details. Low & behold, more often than not, blogs were the resource for the know-how, whats-what, and the basics of home renovation. At first, I was just perusing photos…but then I started to read (yes, homeschoolers can read…sometimes). I laughed, I cried, I then had an apifany. I was going to start a blog.
I started the blog for several reasons. One – to document the home renovation process. B – to share our lives with our family members that live far away. And Four – to give an outlet to the bazillion thoughts that incubate inside of my ginormous head. oh and maybe so that people could laugh at my cheesy jokes…I love it when people laugh.
So I started Bower Power.
One year later, I am still going strong. And I love it. Blogging has allowed me to meet new people, share celebrations, keep on track with goals, vent about crap, get free stuff and has overall enhanced my life. Basically…YOU HAVE ENHANCED MY LIFE. So the question now is – Why do you blog? Do you believe that everyone should have one? I do. It’s like a diary, it’s like a good plastic surgeon, and a personal trainer all in one. Divorce rates would be lower if more people blogged. I kid not.
So there you have it – a little history about me and ABP to start off this blogiversary celebration. And my gift to you are the photos. They are for you outta love. I thought you would enjoy chuckling at me and my serious film noir modeling pics. Humphrey Bogart….here’s lookin at you kid!