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Happy 2009!

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I am trying to start 2009 off with a bang . . . . . AND a blog!

I have thought of doing this for awhile, and I have been inspired by a lot of the Slow Travel bloggers, particularly Palma, whose blog is one of the most outstanding ones I have ever come across. Don't blush now, Palma!

What really lit a fire under me to begin a blog was our plans to return to Italy in September of 2009. I want to document the planning process like so many of you do and, frankly, I just get too lazy without an incentive like a blog to urge me on.

My first blog entries, though, relate to the Sunday Slow Soupers. I want to have a complete record of all of the wonderful recipes we have prepared so far and those we will prepare before we run out of "Soupers" in April. So, I have posted entries on all of the soups we have done so far.

I AM excited about this blog experience! It's a new year, and I am attempting new things, the first of which is this blog.

I hope you will enjoy the journey with me.

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Comments (12)

Hi Nancy!
Nice start to your new blogging career! Have fun. :)
Colleen

Jane:

Hi Nancy

Welcome to the wonderful world of blogging. Sometimes it is addicting but I think you will enjoy it. I know that I will follow you. Thanks for all the soup recipes and photos--inspiring me to follow you.

Oh my goodness! Another great blog to begin reading!
Nancy, I'm looking forward to reading all about wine on your blog, and maybe getting a bit of an education. Welcome aboard.

jgk:

Welcome to the blogging world, Nancy.

jan

Hi Nancy, welcome to Slow Blog! You're off to a good start here, your soup posts are wonderful. Looking forward to reading more. Happy New Year!

Barb Cabot:

Yay for you Nancy. I'm excited about your new adventure and will be an avid follower. Good luck and Happy Blogging.

Good start!

Must include a special soup of Teramo calle Le Virtu....

sandi @ the whistlestop cafe:

Welcome to the world of blogging Nancy!
You are looking professional already... have fun.

Nancy, I am so pleased to see you blogging! I love that you posted all the soup recipes. I'll be checking these as I work my way through all of them. I have so far made two but will eventually make all the selections.

Welcome to the world of blogging and all the best in 2009!


Kathleen:

What fun! I look forward to reading about your travel preparations and your recipes. Happy 2009 from the Dammann clan!

Anne:

Hi Nancy, I haven't participated in any of the cooking challenges, but mmm-MMMM, seeing all those recipes back to back makes me want to start soupin' right this minute!

Glad you decided to take the blog plunge this year, enjoy!!

nancyhol:

Thank you all for your encouraging remarks!

I think this will be lots of fun!

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