"Once a woman came into a restaurant where I worked and had dinner all by herself. At the end of her meal, she asked the waiter to put a birthday candle on her dessert. Fifteen years later, I still feel really sad about it."
Do you feel sad for her? My first reaction was that she probably had another birthday celebration some other time, but this was her own little indulgence. Wherever Mr. Lebovitz worked was probably a pretty nice place. She may have saved her money for a month to treat herself. What is your reaction?
I was going to leave a comment on his blog, but I decided not to because I've never received any sort of feedback or acknowledgement from my comments there, so I figured I'd open it up here. This brings my next question. Is it proper blogetiquette to respond to some people's comments and not others? Is there even an etiquette to blogging? Does it not matter, because on our own blogs we can do whatever we want?
Maybe I'm overly sensitive. I know that I can be sometimes. There are some blogs that I've visited in the past where they responded to everyone's comments but mine, so I just stopped visiting. I figured they didn't want me there. And it's different if they just don't comment on their blogs, but send an email or visit me here. That is some acknowledgment that they like me visiting. Maybe they didn't like my comments. I don't know. Some blogs I still visit, but I just stopped commenting, because what's the point? What do you think?
And if any of you are reading who haven't commented before, please feel free to show yourself! I will acknowledge you!
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