London Bound...

Friday, February 24, 2006

I woke up this morning, ready to write one entry, but am having to write an entirely different one. I was shocked when I found my in-box flooded with emails regarding yesterday's events on the expat forum and saw on this morning's report that this blog had 181 hits yesterday. Not only that, but even though I stated there would be no comments accepted on this topic (mainly because I'd already been treated quite badly and know how cliquey the forum can be), I had to delete at least 10 of them this morning. I deleted the comments and the emails without reading them (although, judging from the subject lines of what I saw - I thank you all for your support). I deleted them because I promised my husband I would let it go and I didn't want anything that was said in those comments or emails to start it up again. No, I don't like being accused of being dishonest and yes, I still think all of their behavior was unprofessional, but I'm letting it go.
My husband and I are going into London for the weekend to celebrate our first wedding anniversary and I'm not going to let a few strangers do anything that might effect our trip. I'm sad that I won't have the forum as a resource to meet other American expats and I'm sorry that my account was deleted before I got to contact the people I wanted to, but I'm letting it go, and I think that if I can, everyone that has responded or gotten involved should as well.
This is a personal blog and to be completely honest, I don't like seeing 181 people have seen it in one day. It may be public, but it's still quite personal to me. I never wanted a huge number of hits on this blog. I liked it a whole lot better when I got 50 hits a day(max). I'm really hoping when I get back from London things will be back to normal.



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2 comments:

  1. Mindy said...:

    Er,
    I'm glad you're being the bigger person and listening to Wayne on this. Even though I'm thinking you were probably fine about it once you cooled off last night.
    I hope you have a great weekend in London. Happy Anniversary!
    Love, Min
    PS why do my comments show up right away?

  1. Erren said...:

    Min,
    Your comments show up right away because your account is set up to do that. I have to choose who has that right and who doesnt. My friends that have signed up all have the right to go right through. So basically, you're special =)