Each day I venture into my favorite place, the virtual world of WordPress.com. I am amazed at where my journey takes me. I have traveled very little in my life compared to many. Yet when I sign onto my site, I find a different place to travel in the world. I start with my notifications of who has visited my site expressing their “likes” or leaving a comment. Inevitably there will be a new individual who has traveled to Texas to see me. So I immediately investigate to see who they are and where they live and what their site is all about.
Today was no different. The only difference was I felt it was serendipitous. As I checked my notifications, there was a new name who came to see me: http://beckysopenbook.com . So I went to visit her. She writes in a stream of consciousness style she seems to call babbling, but to me it seems like it is a personal one way conversation engaging whoever is reading to interact with her. I liked it right away but could not determine where she lived because I didn’t see a link “about” the author. So I read a few posts categorized as “life” and decided she was from the States.
Her latest post : “Mindless Rambling. Not worth your time to read…..” turned out to be very much worth the read. She highlighted another blog: Every Day Strange, http://everydaystrangeblog.wordpress.com where she had seen their latest post “Strange Acoustics: Sound of Silence which was linked to a video on two world class figure skaters. This blogger I determined must be from North Carolina by searching their post.
The serendipitous part of this journey was the ice skating video and the Simon and Garfunkel hit “Sound of Silence”. As I posted yesterday, February 5 is the anniversary of my son’s death in 1999. He loved to watch the art of ice skating and the song was a hit in 1967 the year he was born. So you can imagine the emotion when I started watching this amazing video. I felt as if he were watching it with me. I hope you enjoy it , too.