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September 25, 2002

Communal Beach House All of

Communal Beach House

All of us here at Silflay Hraka feel a sense of pride and attachment to our little corner of the Blog universe. And, as mentioned by Bigwig, we are grateful to those of you who have made a donation to our cause. This has caused me to have an epiphany regarding that money, and our obligations to the rest of you.

We would like to save this money until the sum reaches a total of $400,000. Sure, you can laugh at us, but people laughed at Bill Gates too. When the total reaches this amount, we would then like to purchase the Blogger Beach House, future site of the Annual Blogger Convention. Everyone who can fit underneath its roof is welcome, free of charge, and we would provide entertainment and one hell of a party from the beginning of the conference to the end. While there we would also encourage intellectual pursuits by inviting the best bloggers to speak to the rest of us so we could learn some of their magic.

Words are powerful, and the availability of these websites has proven that. While small, Bloggerville provides all of us with an opportunity to spout our beliefs, and wrap ourselves in the freedom of expression, like a warm blanket on a cold night. This beach house would provide a water cooler around which all of us could gather and talk about the day’s events. Those of you who will laugh, go right ahead. Those of you who believe, make your reservations now.

Maybe we can post a “thermometer of giving” on the website to show our progress. Of course, right now you would not be able to see the small red line so we will hold off on that for a while. If our word means nothing, we are nothing. You have our word that we will work to make this house a reality (we welcome corporate sponsorship). If we reach our goal the convention will happen………if not, the three of us will most likely get together, buy as many cases of Black Label beer as possible, and drink ourselves silly..............bloggers are welcome to join us.

See you at the beach. Bloggers UNITE!!!!!!!!

Posted by Woundwort at September 25, 2002 11:12 AM | TrackBack
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You should hook this lofty yet noble goal over to the PBA and wrap it together with their goals. They might help drive people to the beach house concept. Great idea! PBA is very new! http://www.probloggers.org

Posted by: Rob Thrasher at February 8, 2005 02:27 PM
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