Sunday, July 8, 2018

Happy Anniversary!

Today in History . . .

On this day, 2007, "Make Mine A Cosmo" was originally introduced as

The blog was similar to the Seinfeld show.  It was basically a blog about nothing.  With a little focus and the addition of a professional blog design, the little blog about nothing eventually evolved to the blog it is today:

Make Mine a Cosmo is still basically a blog about nothing.  Nothing specific, sometimes the blog is about travel, about make-up and skin care, new products, the weather.  Sometimes the blog is about sports.  Sometimes the blog is political, sometimes it's raw emotion.  Very rarely is the blog about food or recipes, however the posts are often about family.  Make Mine a Cosmo also reviews books and movies. 

Blog Statistics . . .
Since starting Make Mine a Cosmo, the author has:
  • lived in three different states (Alabama, Maryland and Texas)
  • has traveled to the following countries:  Italy (Rome twice, Florence twice, Pisa, Assisi, Pompei), Spain (Barcelona and Mallorca), England (London), France (Paris and Marseille), Mexico (Cabo and Playa del Carmen), Caymans, Jamaica
  • viewed the Sistine Chapel twice
  • climbed a Mayan ruin
  • swam in a crystal clear cenote
  • learned how to paddle board
  • climbed Dunn's River Falls
  • sipped champagne at the top of the Eiffel Tower
  • gazed upon the Mona Lisa
  • climbed all 284 steps to the top of the Arc de Triomphe
  • has had both daughters graduate high school
  • has had one daughter graduate college
  • has lost a gall bladder
  • successfully recouperated from a hysterectomy
  • celebrated her parent's 50th wedding anniversary
  • celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary to her high school sweetheart
  • celebrated her (and her husband's!) 50th birthday
  • uncovered some interesting facts about her ancestry
If you've been reading Make Mine a Cosmo regularly, thank you!  Looking forward to another 11 years of blogging!

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