Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A-Z Challenge A is for Who Are You?

It’s time to participate in the April A-Z Blog Challenge.  I will be blogging every day in April, with Sunday’s off.
The topic for each day will begin with the designated letter of the alphabet.
Today’s letter is A.

I often wonder if what I reveal about myself when I write would be recognizable to you if we were to meet face to face.   Do you think I have a small quiet voice?  Perhaps you imagine me to have a smokey gravely tone.
Do you think that if we shared an afternoon together we would get along famously or would there be far too many awkward silences?
I mean we each have a common interest, right?  Write.
Would I laugh at the antics of a clown? Or do you assume that subtle humor is what would make me giggle?
If we should meet for a movie or a play, would you guess that I would be more inclined towards a drama,  romantic comedy, or psychological thriller?
Do you suppose that I march to the tune of a different drummer, or do I fall in lock step with the crowd?

As I visit you during one of the 26 of these days, I will be forming of picture of you in my mind.   I will be reading between the lines to try and catch of glimpse of who you are.

And when you visit me I hope you get to know more “About Me.”

Bonus A -

About town photos.

My chauffeur, (that’s right I have one) drove me around town today.  Here’s what I found interesting.






12 comments:

  1. Surely one of the benefits of blogging is that we get to project the identity that we feel suits us best?

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  2. Stu,
    That is an interesting comment. I think that if you listen closely to a writer, you will hear whispers of multi dimensional voices spoken by layers of identities. Which, in reality is who we all are, complex individuals.

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  3. Very pretty where you live. It is interesting to ponder those that we follow with blogs or come to know through challenges like the A/Z one. I know we choose to write what we want about ourselves and leave so much off; it will be interesting to follow you through the month and learn about you!

    betty

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    1. Thanks for stopping by, Betty. I like your bench. It looks like a lovely spot also.

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  4. Hello! I'm stopping by from the A-Z Challenge. Nice to meet you. :)

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    1. Hi Margo,
      Thanks for stopping by. I will be visiting you soon.

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  5. I've often wondered the same thing. Would people be surprised after reading my writing, then meeting me in person? Would I be disappointed to meet some of my favorite authors if they aren't how I imagined them? And now my mind is stuck on pondering this question. Great 'A' topic!
    Stopping by from the A to Z Challenge!

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  6. Thanks for visiting my post today. Sometimes I think leaving something to the imagination makes an author more intriguing.

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  7. This makes me wonder what I've revealed (or not) about myself! I enjoyed your post!

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  8. I've often wondered about this sort of thing as well. I also wonder about how the people who are close to me in "real life" who also read my blog view the person I am on the blog. I don't think I'm ever dishonest about who I am on the blog, but I do know that I sometimes ration out information--leave out parts that are maybe a little too real for my established blog persona. I tell the truth, in other words, but not always the whole truth. The older I get, the more I wonder how often (if ever) the whole truth is really called for. :)

    Happy to see you A-Z-ing. And looking forward to stalking your archives to see what I've missed on my most recent bloggy sabbatical.

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    1. The way you write certainly makes me feel that you are genuine. Your posts project a real and honest person, not a just a persona.
      BTW, I am perfectly happy being stalked by you, MM. Feel free anytime :)

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