This morning I was driving and heard Elton John singing
And I thought, who would mind?
Doesn’t everyone want to hear they are valued, treasured even?
Today is often a day of reflection and this girl is no different.
Looking back on 2012 it was an anything but typical year. There were great beginnings and sad endings.
My mother-in-law passed away just days before our son moved away.
I wrote my Jude The Foodie column for BelowTheFalls.com until it faded quietly into cyberspace in the early summer…endings…
I brought all of my original content over to JudeTheFoodie.com…beginnings…
And, that’s where my connection to the Elton John comes in. In the six months I have been writing my own site I have been overwhelmed by the support and interest you have in my writing.
It is clear to me that you all “get” the connection between food and life. I posted a picture on my Jude The Foodie Facebook page of a container of onion dip and pita chips and got hundreds of hits and 34 comments. Imagine that?
Please click here and “Like” it so you can also get in on the fun.
2013 is going to bring some exciting beginnings for Jude The Foodie. I’ve cleaned up the categories on the right to make it easier to navigate. We will soon welcome advertisers into our family.
In a few short weeks my weekly column will be published on a local news online site every Monday. I will have more information soon. The fun continues because we will have exclusive monthly give-away’s for those online readers.
The column will be archived here the following week so you will still be able to find recipes or suggestions of where to dine. I will continue to post “Quick Bites” and “Quick Sips” as I go and we will try to make the content as interactive as possible. I love when you “Like” a post or, even better, post a comment. It is great to know what you are thinking.
I’m thinking big. By the end of the year I would like to have 20 local online news organizations from across the country get in on the fun. Heck, why not one in each state?
We may not have grown up in the same neighborhood or graduated from the same high school but we all have memories of food and life. Many of you are children of the ’60’s and ’70’s and have similar memories of the sights and smells of your house growing up. My goal is to keep the nostalgic conversation going, whip up some yummy food and get to know you.
If you are a WordPress blogger you know following is simple. If not, simply follow my blog via e-mail over there on the right.
If you would like your local online news organization to post lively and original food and life columns weekly please feel free to contact me and I will happily make it happen.
Meanwhile, thank you again for making Jude The Foodie the success it is.