I'll turn 50 on Thursday. My plan to commemorate this milestone has been derailed by the pandemic, something I share with so many of you.
Still it is a milestone and that requires a celebration or feast or both. After much thought, I realized that what captures so much of who I am and who I aspire to be is ... my blog. It has birthed many good ideas and helped me navigate this pandemic. It gives me a platform to amplify and signal-boost many voices, including my own.
Steel City Snowflakes was created to help fund the blog, with an eye to sustainability. It is a great play on words and perhaps a good time as any to revisit it, reinvigorate it is now.
You can read this fundraiser description to see why and how the blog needs help (15 years of assorted coding attempts will do that to you.) While the blog is bigger than me, it is also an essential part of me. And it has been neglected because I've focused on the masque project, my health, politics, etc.
I am celebrating my 50th birthday by lifting up the snowflakes in my life - each one unique, but together we can shut it down. I hope to create 50 new snowflakes this week.
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