Sunday, April 10, 2011

A Word About Commenting On Blogs

As a still fledgling blogger I of course appreciate the mere fact that someone has been by one of posts and has taken the time to have written any comment whatever, be it ever so seemingly slight.
I am keenly aware that "in today's world" (Isn't that a funny phrase? there is so much comedic potential there, but I'm not a standup comedian!) - well, just to be here and paying attention to your blog indicates that of all the vast data calling for my attention, I have chosen to be here, and in some sense "with you" or "with your consciousness" for these moments.
In closing, let me sum up:
Life is precious. Each moment is an eternity, yet (paradox) we have only a limited number of these eternal moments available to us.
So I am grateful when someone stops by long enough quite simply to say "Great post!"
And I can say. Thank you.
I'm here to communicate!


  1. Great post! I am sorry that I am not very good at commenting on your blog. OR on mine, for that matter. I seem to spend all my time either tweeting, or writing my own things. I love you, I love your blog, and I hope that you will remember this on the days when I don't stop by enough. xo molly

  2. Good points. I am making a firm effort to comment more than I have been on blogs I read. It's a little ironic to have a blog and be so caught up on how many comments I'm getting, if at the same time, I behave as though I can't take the time to comment on someone else's blog.

    So I'm working on it, and I feel the same way you do about comments!

  3. It's too bad so many bloggers are forgetting what blogging is all about ... two-way communication. It's not just about broadcasting your message into the world, it's about connection.


  4. Christopher, Patrick and Molly - I am so glad to see your faces in my comment section here. Echoing Christopher here- "It's not just about broadcasting your message into the world, it's about connection."
    Your comments allow me to know that I am communicating. They inspire me to become a "better blogger."
    Thank you.

  5. Hi Wayne, I love your blog and twitter stream, the stream is faster but the blog is richer. I also love your YouTube concerts especially those with art, and play them to remind me of my mother--who played Chopin when she was alive and I was young. Thank you for all the art, music, and writing you are sharing with us--some less vocal than others. It's a blessing to have found you here.-Jennifer

  6. I could not agree more, and this is the prefect thread on which to thank you for your sweet comment on my post today. I apprecited it very much. Have a great (rainy) day.

  7. Great points, Wayne. Thank you for sharing your music and thoughts on music through your blog and youtube and much more.
    And thank you also for stopping by my blog the other day and commenting which was so encouraging!