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Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Milestone Alert!

This is my 500th post. I had some glitter graphics proclaiming it, but I couldn't get them to load. Story of my life.

Five hundred. Who would have thought it?

I started this blog in September of 2005 and didn’t really take it seriously until December, and I don’t think I really started to hit my stride until January or February.

And now that I have hit 500 posts, I’m calling it quits.

Just kidding. You’re not getting rid of me that easily.

I see a lot of bloggers burn out, though, and I am always worried about it happening to me. I have posted at least one post every single day for the last six months. I spend a lot of time on blogging or blogging related activities. If I’m not writing posts I’m reading and commenting on the 120+ blogs in my blogroll, or I’m looking for pictures, or I’m writing guest posts, or I’m on Blog Explosion or BlogMad, or I’m tinkering with add-ons…the list goes on and on.

Thankfully 1) I have no kids and 2) I have no life.
And I am not complaining. I am not as busy as I have to be. I am as busy as I want to be.

And I am fortunate that Mrs. Fab is still toiling in law school until she takes the bar in February. So when we are home at night she is on her laptop studying for hours, which leaves me free to tinker with this hobby on my laptop. Now, I don’t know, after she is done she may demand more of my time, unless I can get her to go for her PhD right away…

Of course, if she doesn’t pass the bar, she ain’t coming home. In that case, I’ll have plenty of time to blog.

In any event, I don’t think I’ll be burning out anytime soon. I love blogging, and reading your blogs. And so far it seems as if I have not run out of things to say. Thanks to blogging I have made friends all over the country and all over the world.
I have not one sister, not two sisters, but three sisters.
I have exchanged gifts with several bloggers, and am now the proud owner of a fabulous Lemur mug from CP, a collection of Boll Weevil goodies from Big Pissy, and those kick ass wooden shoes from DutchBitch.
In real life, I have met both a pirate, when he came through my town, and the most soulful person I know, who visited me in Atlanta during a Pagan Blood Drive.
CP and I have talked about getting together one of these days with our respective spouses. And Mrs. Fab and I have tentative plans to meet with Lori and Beady in September, and with Shelli and her husband in October.
It's been a hell of a ride, and who knows what the future may hold? In the meantime, to celebrate, tomorrow I am going to have a quiz. The winner will be awarded a $50 gift certificate to the always fabulous Stephanie's Mystical Incense & More store.
I appreciate every single reader and lurker and stalker and butcher and baker and candlestick maker. Really, where would we be without the candlestick makers?
Thanks guys.
Write on!

58 Comments:

Blogger Suze said...

Congratulations! It can be hard sometimes coming up with something new to post every day, you have the ability to captivate us all daily. :)

Here's to the next 500 providing Mrs Fab doesn't take legal action out on you. ;)

5:43 AM  
Blogger Maritza said...

Mazel Tov and Blogmad kerpow! I look forward to each and every new post, Mr. Fab!

6:10 AM  
Anonymous BertyMo said...

Congratulations! For a moment my heart stopped when you joked on quitting though. DON'T DO THAT EVER AGAIN!!! I love to read all the stuff you put on your blog 'cause it (you!) give(s) me such positive energy.

Awesome that you wrote 500 already! Have difficulties writing at all... I mean, it freaks me out to know that everyone could possible read...(that's why I'm not a blogger yet, only a reader, sigh...)

But again! Congrats and keep up the good work!

7:01 AM  
Blogger Mr. Fabulous said...

Suze--Hmm..that's a good point. Maybe that's why she went to law school in the first place...

Maritza--Thank you dahhling! :)

Bertymo--Thank you my friend. Nice to know you are out there!

7:12 AM  
Blogger Dramedy Girl said...

Congrats! That's a huge milestone! Good luck to Mrs. Fab in her quest to pass the bar. *shudder*

7:53 AM  
Blogger Lynda said...

Congratulations!!

You only started your blog in September. I am flabbergasted. And jealous, I think. And...

Well, there is a whole potpourri of emotions going on. I feel veklempt!

7:55 AM  
Blogger Sandi said...

Congratulations! You are always one of the first blogs I check each day :)

I was never good at quizzes though.. but I will give it my best shot!

and when ARE we going shopping?

7:59 AM  
Blogger Pud said...

Congrats and Happy 500th post!!

7:59 AM  
Blogger karaoke queen said...

Congrats! Wow! Makes me feel like a blogging baby.

8:05 AM  
Blogger kattbanjo said...

If I am living in Picayune when you visit beady and lori, I will crash the party

8:12 AM  
Blogger Shelli said...

You would still have me if you didn't have the candlestick makers. I don't know what I would do to make candlesticks, but you would have me for a sister, so what more could you want?

Congrats, my dear brother! Love you! muuuuwaaa!

8:39 AM  
Blogger Mr. Fabulous said...

Shelly--I know! She is a lot smarter than I am!

Lynda--Wow, you pretty much ran through the whole spectrum there...

Sandi--I'll come up, we'll get Shelli, and we'll have a shop-a-thon!

Pud--Thanks buddy!

Karaoke Queen--Well, I'm old...

Katt--That would be fun! But Beady is coming to Florida...

8:40 AM  
Blogger Lorraine said...

You are so fabulous...alll the people you touch with your wit, your lovely voice, your superior humour...You're just waiting for the insult, aren't you, ahahahahahahahhahahahahhah!
Happy 500th you fabulous thing you!!!

8:56 AM  
Blogger Lorraine said...

I wanted to add, but not to detract from your faboulousness, but
LYNDA, veklempt???? I love it, what does it mean? did you make it up? can I steal it?
I feel veklempt...Impressive!

8:58 AM  
Blogger Lori said...

500 WOW!

I have no time to leave a comment, I have to put my hair in a bun and find my reading glasses must study for this quiz because I am a stalker, luker and a baker and I need some candlesticks.

9:16 AM  
Anonymous in a trance said...

Hey, congratulations Mr. Fab! I'm new to this thing, and I haven't even started working on a proper blog yet. (I intend to, since I feel like the office chairs queen, 'cause my new office job requires me to sit on one all day.) Oh, and about your "Gay or Thirteen Year Old Girl?" post, I think you growing up with 3 sisters might explain the blogging behavior. Just my opinion. ;)

9:29 AM  
Blogger ❉ pixie ❉ said...

Where would we be without the candlestick maker? In the dark.

Where would we be without Mr. Fab? I don't want to know.

Congrats on your 500th post!

9:36 AM  
Blogger Attila The Mom said...

Congrats!

9:43 AM  
Blogger Spider Walk said...

Congrats!!
500 interesting/creative posts is a hard acheivement to accomplish.

I honeslty don't know where you find the time....but I am glad you do :)

9:46 AM  
Blogger Mindless Dribbler said...

Still the same old Fab...nice to know some things don't change.

Hey, if she passes the bar, does that mean I get a discount on any of my legal fees?

I'm just askin' is all....

9:56 AM  
Blogger beadinggalinMS said...

Congrats on the 500!! :)
Remember when we meet up I will have you one kick ass birthday cake. :)
How did you know I was a stalker???

9:58 AM  
Blogger Finn said...

Congratulations. I have to make it back up to Gainesville soon; I have several blogfriends up there. We'll have a party!

10:22 AM  
Anonymous ficklechick said...

Wow! I feel like I should send you something to commemorate the occasion.

How about a 2 1/4" tall blow up doll?

10:33 AM  
Blogger speckledpup said...

you look really good to be 500.
I'm telling you.
It must be all the viagra...kinda takes the wrinkles out of everything...hmmmmmm

Seriously congrats.
I read you a long time before I jumped in to comment....you're a great writer and if your wife has to double degree to keep you here...well I'm not one to stand in the way of her education...

Kisses, from under the porch, The Special Speckled Puppy

10:40 AM  
Blogger michele said...

Congrats Mr.Fab on your milestone
may you never suffer burnout.
You are a very interesting
writer and i enjoy your post.

10:49 AM  
Blogger Blogarita said...

Congrats on the 5K! No, that's not a typo. I'm just thinking ahead to next month. ;)

11:04 AM  
Blogger Erin said...

Hooray, Mr. Fab! Congratulations.

11:23 AM  
Blogger CrankyProf said...

And we love you too, you lemur-sexing, bald beastie!

11:26 AM  
Blogger Heather said...

Congrats! If I'm ever in FL again, we'll have to do lunch so you can add me to your list. Because I want to be added to your list because you know how much I love lists.

11:33 AM  
Blogger ~QZ~ said...

dang, your married, my whole day is ruined

11:40 AM  
Blogger D said...

This was definetely a group hug moment.

12:02 PM  
Blogger Bluepaintred said...

hey if we are going to have a "fivehundred" party,can I bring the lampshade (s) ?

12:09 PM  
Blogger Bluepaintred said...

hey listen, is mrs Fab going to law school to help you prosecute all teh stalkers that you have ( and give directions to your house? )

12:10 PM  
Blogger Big Pissy said...

Congrats, Mr Fab!

You are a blogging MACHINE!

...and a sexy beast.

Don't forget that! ;-)

12:17 PM  
Blogger Tracy said...

Hmmm, such a nice post. No mention of fellow whores though. I'm hurt.

12:31 PM  
Blogger Shelli said...

Best blog ever second to mine!

BlogMad hit! Wheeeeee!

1:42 PM  
Blogger Jae said...

Happy 500th Blogday. May there be many more.

3:29 PM  
Blogger Fantastagirl said...

Wow - 500? Congrats!

4:07 PM  
Blogger zhadi said...

I wish I had a tenth of your prolificicity. And if that's not a word, it should be. hah!

hell, I wish I had time to be your stalker. I'd make a lousy stalker 'cause I'd always have an excuse why I wasn't there...

4:32 PM  
Blogger CP said...

I call bullshit.

Yeah, that's right. The Princess calls bullshit.

You post like...SEVENTY FUCKING TIMES A DAY!!! I'm surprised you didn't hit 500 posts in two weeks! Who the hell could keep up with you? I'd have to have my husband work two jobs, my kids clean the house, and...and...

well, hell. Now that doesn't sound half bad.

I'll be at 500 in no time.

Alrighty then. Kudos to you, Fab Assed Bitch. You deserve the win, much like Hitler deserves a pineapple up his ass, splintery cone part first.

But fine. Bask in the glory while you can, Oh Fabby One. I am nipping at your size 15 heels. Everywhere you look, I will be there. EVERYWHERE!!!!

Hehehe.

Congrats dollface. You know I love you more than my weekly pedicures.

CP.

5:17 PM  
Blogger Dixie said...

Congratulations on your first 500 and may the next 500 be even more Fabulous!

6:05 PM  
Blogger nanuk said...

500, eh? Congratulations. I'm curious, though: can you use word find or something to total up the number of times the word "lemur" has appeared?

I just need to know this.

7:11 PM  
Anonymous ANO said...

Wooooo! Congrats Mr. Fab!

7:11 PM  
Blogger Tracy said...

You know, CP has a point. How did you not hit 500 forever ago?? You hiding p posts from us??

7:15 PM  
Blogger Jen said...

I'm not voting for you...

okay maybe
I voted for you

500 Posts!
you the man

7:55 PM  
Blogger Ginnie said...

You've had one sensational ride, Mr. Fab! I can't imagine you ever burning out!!

8:17 PM  
Anonymous Sodapop said...

Congrats on your 500th post! That's awesome! :)

And I'm glad you're not quitting like you joked about cause I'd be seriously bored without your blog to read!

8:44 PM  
Blogger Jetting Through Life said...

You are OLD!!! In blogger posts!

XXOO,
JTL

9:14 PM  
Blogger Webmiztris said...

you forgot to thank 'God' and 'the academy'... ;)

9:40 PM  
Blogger shirley said...

Blogmad slap, yakkity yak!

9:55 PM  
Blogger Big Ben said...

Let the King of Blogging reign! (I really wondered what your wife did - every called out another bloggers name during sex?)

10:32 PM  
Anonymous Schadenfreude said...

Gratz, Fab. The big Five-Oh...Oh. Damn.

And I did do a pause too when you said you were hanging it up. Don't mess with my emotions like that. That ain't right.

Lookin forward to 500 more...by like Tuesday.

12:54 AM  
Blogger Lynda said...

What can I say, Fabman? I am have a complex range of emotions.

Lorraine - Veklempt was used by Mike Meyers on Saturday Night Live, when he played Linda Richman. So, I don't mind if you use it. lol.

1:37 AM  
Blogger Karl said...

Hey, happy 500th, dude. Wow, I'm so far behind on reading blogs it's crazy. Hope you're around for at least another 8,500 posts.

3:50 AM  
Blogger Dick Small said...

I'm back, Fab. Kansas sucked (like what was I REALLY expecting??? I mean KANSAS. Give me a break).

6:08 AM  
Blogger Pamela J Weatherill said...

Congrats Mr Fab ....

I am in the middle of BLogging Burnout ... *sigh* ... so double congrats!

11:11 PM  
Blogger shirley said...

Huh? You're 500 years old? That's gotta be cool!

11:14 PM  
Blogger Chelle said...

I remember you before you became "famous".

1:54 AM  

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