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Why this blog …

Posted by joeabbott on September 1, 2008

Not only is this my first blog post here, it’s my first posting anywhere! As such, I’m not completely sure what I’m doing. But, that’s fine … learning new stuff is fun and I’m happy to pick things up as I go.

My current interests are hiking\climbing and woodworking. I also read a lot, enjoy spending time with my wife and cats, and like my job. As a result, all of those things are likely to make an appearance here. It’s probably not surprising that I also like to write.

While I have a lot of interest in writing, I wish I could do it better. I think the thing I’ll need to do to write better is … write! And so that leads me to one more reason to start a blog. While I’m not really sure who my audience here is, the fact that it’s on the Internet means “everyone”.




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