Happy Birthday to me … sorta

Happy Birthday, DaddyScratches.comOr, at least, Happy Birthday to my alter ego.

Yes, it just dawned on me as I was sitting here trying unsuccessfully to concentrate on a big design project I so foolishly told the client would be done tomorrow (Whoops!) that it was exactly one year ago today when I officially launched this blog.

God, the excitement that day was palpable. The whole Internet was abuzz with anticipation, and the moment at which the site went live was the digital equivalent of The Big Bang … as evidenced by the four comments that were left on that first lame-ass post I wrote (two of which were written by me).

I once interviewed Paul Stanley, co-founder of the rock group KISS, who told a tale about how he and his bandmates rented a limo to take them to their first club gig, and, rather than getting dropped off at the back entrance, they had the driver drop them off out front, where people were waiting to get in. The four of them exited the car in full costume and makeup, and acted like they were the biggest rock-‘n’-roll band in the world.

“And we were nobody,” he said.

I’m like Paul. I like to dream big, baby.

You wanted the best!

You got the best!

The hottest blog in the world …

Daddy Kisses

Well, shit, it worked for them.

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14 Comments

  1. Posted August 17, 2009 at 3:17 am | Permalink

    Happy Blog Birthday!!

  2. Tom
    Posted August 17, 2009 at 3:48 am | Permalink

    Happy first anniversary, I’m practically in on the ground floor.

  3. Posted August 17, 2009 at 7:33 am | Permalink

    Happy Birthdat Blog….. Can the created pull of some Daddy Scratches Make up to meet the cool Rocker Title

  4. Posted August 17, 2009 at 8:03 am | Permalink

    Happy Blog Birthday, Daddy! I hope there are many more to come.

  5. Posted August 17, 2009 at 8:47 am | Permalink

    Happy “Blogiversary” or “Blog Birthday”! … & many, many more!

  6. Anna
    Posted August 17, 2009 at 10:31 am | Permalink

    Happy Birthday!

  7. reen
    Posted August 17, 2009 at 2:19 pm | Permalink

    Happy blog birthday! May there be many more.

  8. Posted August 17, 2009 at 4:05 pm | Permalink

    Woo hoo! I’ve got a lighter lit and a long island (my drink of choice when I was at concerts) flavored cupcake in the other hand to celebrate your 1st Blog Bursdag!

    Congratulations!

  9. Posted August 17, 2009 at 5:40 pm | Permalink

    Congrats!! Your blog is great….like ROCK STAR great! Keep em comin’!

  10. Posted August 17, 2009 at 7:24 pm | Permalink

    Congrats, you’re a star!

  11. Posted August 18, 2009 at 12:06 am | Permalink

    Happy Annibirthday. I love your blog because it always gives me something to chuckle about. Something we all need is laughter. Thank you for spreading good cheer through your words!

  12. Lopez
    Posted August 18, 2009 at 8:53 am | Permalink

    Congratulations on your 1 year commitment to the blog world!!!

  13. Gail K.
    Posted August 18, 2009 at 9:02 pm | Permalink

    Rock on Daddy, Rock on!!

    Perhaps you need the makeup and 8″ platforms?

  14. Posted August 19, 2009 at 5:11 pm | Permalink

    Happy anniversary and congrats!

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