About

“Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.”

–Alfred Lord Tennyson

  Use Your Words…

 My name is Abigail.  This is my blog and these are my words. You should read what I write because it will make us both happy, wealthy, and wise. Though I talk to myself pretty regularly (and I’m a fantastic listener) I’ve found I don’t like to blog to myself.

Here’s what I do like: I like sitting down with a good dog and walking my books. I like finding the funny in things and laughing until I cry. I like art projects and retro anything. I like coffee and tea. I like gentlemanly acts. I like getting letters from friends. I like chocolate, jewelery, thai food, flannel sheets, and lavender.

And guess what? I like writing!

OH. MY. WORDS.

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35 Responses to “About”

  1. The Simple Life of a Country Man's Wife March 4, 2011 at 10:45 am #

    I like sitting down with a good dog and walking my books. Ha! That’s pretty funny stuff 🙂

  2. Silky Sienna March 4, 2011 at 12:09 pm #

    OMG – are you ME? You just described so many of my traits when defining your self. I wash my sheets in lavender rinse to enjoy a frantic nights sleep in a soothing wrap. Love art and have a thousand undusted books to prove it. Chocolate is my prophet (devoted a post to it’s shocking absence 2 days ago) I like your writing! Congratulations on being Freshly Pressed today, too! People will enjoy discovering you…funny, too. We can all use that lift!

    – Silky Sienna

    • Oh My Words! March 5, 2011 at 10:43 pm #

      you have great tastes! 😉 So glad you discovered me!

  3. erbdex March 4, 2011 at 12:47 pm #

    Loved that quote. And i too adore letters. Sigh. The Internet killed it.

  4. aunaqui March 4, 2011 at 1:35 pm #

    Love your “about me..” it reveals how unique, funny, talented and interesting you are. You have a very cute perspective. Enjoyed your latest post.. you have a very cute perspective. I’ll stay tuned!

    Aun Aqui

    • Oh My Words! March 5, 2011 at 10:47 pm #

      aw shucks! Thanks for all the compliments! Yes, please do stay tuned 🙂

  5. thislittlebirdie March 4, 2011 at 4:15 pm #

    Ok, now I’m positive we are long lost twins! You’ve just picked yourself up another reader!!

    • Oh My Words! March 5, 2011 at 11:01 pm #

      YAY!! I’m so glad to have you as a reader! And who knows? Maybe we’re related but not related (like an It Takes Two kind of thing, if you know what I mean).

  6. Nicole March 4, 2011 at 9:36 pm #

    Love this “about me” page! Your comment about getting letters from friends is a gem. I love to write (with pen and typing). In fact, I put this on my 2011 bucket list because I want to make it a priority: to physically write MORE to friends and family. I especially love to send greeting cards (birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, new baby, etc.) It’s truly a lost art, but a few of us will keep it alive! 🙂

    Happy blogging!
    Nicole

    • Oh My Words! March 5, 2011 at 11:04 pm #

      That’s a great 2011 bucket list goal! Yes, I love sending cards and tend to stock up. It’s nice to know that others still appreciate this cheery tradition!

  7. smilesndreams March 4, 2011 at 10:13 pm #

    I love getting letters from friends too! I try to send letters/updates to friends also, so that I can receive letters from them. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t.

    • Oh My Words! March 5, 2011 at 11:06 pm #

      My grandma always says that you have to send letters to get them! I think it’s a guilt thing. But yes, you’re right, it doesn’t always work.

  8. scriptorobscura March 5, 2011 at 2:46 am #

    I absolutely love your blog! Your blog posts bring a smile to my face. I really love your wonderful sense of humor! I had to subscribe! Keep up the excellent blogging!:)

    • Oh My Words! March 5, 2011 at 11:09 pm #

      Thanks so much! It’s comments like yours that bring a smile to MY face!

  9. broadsideblog March 5, 2011 at 9:41 am #

    When you walk your books, do you let them off the leash?
    I like the idea of them going out for a good run!

    • Oh My Words! March 5, 2011 at 11:13 pm #

      Sure, all books need a good run once in a while! haha
      And unlike my dogs, my books can run offleash…

  10. Valentina March 5, 2011 at 10:29 am #

    GOOD ONE! I felt like I was reading about myself except I don’t like dogs or a lavender.

  11. kkcarter March 5, 2011 at 5:53 pm #

    I love sitting with a good dog. I do it all the time. I’ve tried to actually walk him before – silly me. If I just add water and soap, his dead weight on the end of the leash would seem helpful.

  12. creatingafairhaven March 5, 2011 at 7:45 pm #

    Just wanted to check in and say that I really enjoy your writing. Our lives would rarely collide in the real world, but I’m glad that mine collided with your writings online. I’ll check back in often!

    • Oh My Words! March 5, 2011 at 10:26 pm #

      I’m glad we “collided” too! It means a lot that you enjoyed my writing! 🙂

  13. Sharad March 6, 2011 at 8:19 am #

    Hey, if you like Lavenders, this one is for you!!!
    http://sharadaryaz.wordpress.com/2010/04/02/lavenders/
    Hope you’ll love it!!

  14. sueleonardCFS March 6, 2011 at 10:53 am #

    Nice site and I love the name of your blog. Very creative.

  15. sychela March 6, 2011 at 1:19 pm #

    Hey, I’m so glad I spotted you on the Freshly Pressed page…I love your style and your choice of content, but even more than that, I love that you’re in SF, where I also am! Relevance!

  16. Deli Lanoux, Ed.D. March 8, 2011 at 3:02 pm #

    Yes, yes, yes!

    And… finally… yes.

  17. WobblyWords March 15, 2011 at 5:59 pm #

    All these comments just add to your fabulousness (the computer prompted me to change that to nebulousness!) I’m going to start framing the letters you send me. They clearly should not be in the same stack as all the rest 🙂

    • Oh My Words! March 16, 2011 at 1:55 pm #

      No, they clearly deserve their own stack. Hmmm, I’ll have to send you more so that it’s actually a stack…

      Maybe I’m fabuous and nebulous? 🙂

  18. Scriptor Obscura April 29, 2011 at 12:12 am #

    I have mentioned you on my blog today. Come check it out! 🙂

  19. tinpotstudio May 27, 2011 at 8:57 pm #

    if you like art projects check this out http://www.hirethehandthatdraws.wordpress.com
    your blog made me laugh and sneeze attttchuu! bless u …eric

  20. freemeviru May 29, 2011 at 6:10 am #

    love this page…you are so good a writer….you have earned yourself a reader..and I cannot help giggling when I read your posts..bravo.

    • Oh My Words! June 4, 2011 at 7:50 pm #

      thanks! I’m happy to have you as a reader and I’m happy you enjoy my words!

  21. Mendaxxx May 30, 2011 at 5:23 pm #

    You are definitely one of the few bloggers I can bear to read.And I say that after reading two of your posts (8

    • Oh My Words! June 4, 2011 at 7:50 pm #

      thank you–I hope you continue to say that after reading more than 2 posts 🙂

  22. Emily November 17, 2011 at 1:47 pm #

    I got a good chuckle out of your writings, i like :B

  23. Scriptor Obscura November 24, 2011 at 5:50 am #

    You have won a Liebster Blog award! Stop by and check it out here:
    http://scriptorwrites.wordpress.com/2011/11/24/giving-thanks-the-liebster-blog-award/

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