Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Appreciation

Okay, I'm just going to say it. When it comes to all things computer, I am an idiot. Technology has not been my friend. Every once in a while, people will ask me a question thinking that I'd know the answer since I have a couple of blogs. After staring at them in stunned silence, I have to admit to them that I know nothing. Nothing except what I've been able to learn from others, that is.

Hi. My name is Wendy and I ask questions.

That's right. If I see something on someone's blog that I think is really cool, I'll email them and ask them how it's done. I'm very much in the "It doesn't hurt to ask" camp. And although some bloggers have been less than, um, giving, some have been wonderfully helpful. I love that!

The other day I did my first tutorial and ended up needing to use some drawings because I didn't take pictures of the process. While I'm actually pretty good at art, I was not thrilled with my quickly drawn, and very wonky, pictures. For a while now, I've absolutely LOVED the drawings that Meaghan over at the decorated cookie uses for her blog.
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Aren't these drawings cute as can be?!


Her blog is just full of wonderful things! You should really check it out when you have time. Anyway, she doesn't know me from Adam. The likelihood of her ever even reading my blog is slim to none. But when I emailed her to ask her how she did her drawings for her blog, she got back to me really quickly to explain how she does it. How nice is that? Don't you just love kindness?

I really appreciate the people who will take the time to help others. It's a nice trait, don't you think? And they're out there! So if you see something on a blog somewhere that you wish you could figure out, why not send off an email? Good things can come from asking questions.

6 comments:

okiewife said...

If you only watch tv news, and a lot of shows, you think the world is full of cold uncaring people. But the internet has revealed many, many warm, caring and helpful people. Dummy that I am, I need these kinds. I love them all!

Helen said...

I have a question for you! Why has it been so long since you hosted LIF on your other blog?

I know I know... that's NOT the kind of question you meant...

Wendy said...

Oh Helen, I "appreciate" your question. Yeah. Pushy much? ;o)

Lisa said...

Thank you for stopping by my bloggy! Happy to know I am not the only one who is tachy challenged. :) and it is summer...at least I wish it was. Happy Tuesday!

SarahBeeCreations said...

I thought your tutorial pictures were great the other day! I really did enjoy them. And I am curious as to how you did them, too. So, I'd love to hear about that!

Wendy said...

Sarah - I took out a piece of paper and a pen and drew them. It was all very technical. ;o) Then I scanned them into my computer and uploaded them to photobucket (my photo-sharing site of choice) and voila! I use the photo-sharing site for my pictures because whenever I try to upload them from my computer onto blogger (my blog host), it won't let me put the pictures where I want them. Silly blogger. Less headaches with photobucket. :o)