14 June, 2011  |   18 Comments

You guys

I have no idea what to write on this Internet Web Log anymore.

Your suggestions appreciated.

18 thoughts on “You guys

  1. 1
    may says:

    Just tell us more snippets about your life. That’s why we all started coming here to read–or at least, why I did, and have always come back.

  2. 2
    Tan says:

    Turn your gorgeous handwriting into a font and post a link to d/load it! Yours was the 2nd blog I ever discovered back in `99 when I started working fulltime…its been a delicious downhill slide into the world of Google Reader and many RSS subscriptions since then…I’d hate for one of my first original reads to close down! 🙂

  3. 3
    alison says:

    The state of my own Internet Web Log indicates that I’m not qualified to weigh in!

  4. 4
    Michele says:

    I second May. Yours is and will always be my most fav blog to read. You are funny. Real. I love your kids (yep, never met them, but I do), and enjoy hearing about your life, day to day – the difficult and sweet. Please don’t go away.

  5. 5
    Marguerite says:

    When Oprah went off air my #thanksoprah was “Live your best life.” Writing for my site keeps me accountable and keeps the momentum going. In a life filled with jobs, family, errands and commitments your blog is yours and yours alone.

    I have loved your sweet blog for years and you have inspirited me to start my own. Thanks for sharing your life with the rest of us. Start a project! Pick a theme! Feature guest posts! Just try something new.

  6. 6
    Helen Jane says:

    Thanks you guys!
    I’m not going anywhere.

    This is the longest project I’ve ever undertaken and I love this web site. I just don’t know what to do with it.

    (And holy moly — Tan, NINETY NINE? We were babies! I’ll start researching fonting it up now.)

    Updates seem fun.
    Maybe I’ll just go with that.

  7. 7
    JenB says:

    more about kids! more about you! I know you are always a’ thinkin’. Share.

  8. 8
    KayB says:

    Love your menu plans and recipes. Your sangria and Feta/orzo salad are summer staples around here (southern Ohio).

  9. 9
    Alexandra says:

    I ditto on the snippets/updates on you and your family, even if just a few lines (with a photo if you have time, but not if you don’t!). We love the ordinary, the everyday 🙂

  10. 10
    Helen Jane says:

    This is so awesome, thank you for giving me weeks of content! Hooray! Keep ’em coming!

  11. 11
    Katie says:

    I love the life observations and recipes too. And, this might just be me, but I would really love to learn about how you got from WI to CA, if you have advice for anyone contemplating getting into the wine industry.

  12. 12
    sugarleg says:

    I’m new but just love your writing and insight, so keep it comin’! loved the latest series about internet perceptions/feelings/social media management. 🙂

  13. 13
    Dia says:

    I have two little ones also, and would love to know how you incorporate them/ find the balance between raising them and all the fun parties. this has been a struggle for me all of motherhood!

  14. 14
    Angella says:

    I only met you last year (I KNOW) but somebody somewhere linked to a quote: Keep telling your story.

    People are busy and don’t have the time to go through archives (Or maybe it’s just me?)

    Anyway. Just keep writing. We’ll be here. 🙂

  15. 15
    carrster says:

    I agree with what everyone’s said above – from the daily snippets of your life with your kids, your hubby, your dog, your bocce…your recipes! I still make the sangria (love) & the corn chowder (love love)…I don’t know…I’ve been visiting your site for a long long time & yours is one that inspires me…so I guess, just keep being you! Corny, but true.

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    TP says:

    I love your blog, have been reading for over three years, since the birth of my first child – I am located in Australia, near a wine growing region in Victoria and enjoy hearing about your part of the world … and the wine and food of course!

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    lindsay says:

    I lurve your hand-written menus for the week. Perhaps you can show us what that means for a grocery list – what do you make completely fresh, what do you make from frozen veggies, what do you heat up from frozen pre-made?

    I don’t know how you do it w/2 little ones… I can barely get a 1-course meal for my 1-yr old! I’m always so impressed with your 3-dish menus. 🙂

  18. 18
    Helen Jane says:

    Time saving tips, check.

    Recipes, check.

    How we party so much with a two year old and a one year old, check.


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