“We find appreciation in the silence and inspiration in the noise.”
Where any good story begins, new stories take shape.
It is in the recollections of moments and experiences that we find the new
characters who will eventually shape our lives. These are the people whose
moments inspire us and whose hearts share a comfort of life. Its where we
laugh, where we cry, where we vent and where we grow.
Researching the anatomy of the perfect blog, it always
starts with a self-introductory piece. The story of you. But the problem is the
beginning of the story. It starts differently with everyone you meet. Sometimes
it starts with the fun parts and other times with the hustle before the
triumph. It just depends on the person. The story begins with the reader. It
begins with friends.
Just sitting down, trying to unpack myself got me
thinking about you and how I would have met you. It took me back to those
coffee dates; the atmosphere, the aroma and most of all the company, everything
designed perfectly for making new friends and reminiscing with the old. It took
me back to the inspiration, back to where the blog started, catching up with an
old friend. The imagined picture of a reader being across me enjoying a warm,
strong coffee while I relate the stories of my adventures and escapades, the
shared laughter at the ‘oopsies’ of our lives and the comfort of letting out,
was an image worth all the sentiment.
But where does it all begin?
I believe it begins in the simplest of ways, by saying