I love it when my readers tell me how they feel about my posts. That extra interaction is the reason why I keep writing. You write me emails and I’ll write the posts! That’s fair right? Anyway, here are a few excerpts…
You said it so it must be true…
About a month or so ago, I googled “African American lesbian blog”, or something of that nature, and somehow I ended up at your blog. I have been coming back to read it pretty regularly and I must say that I genuinely enjoy your posts.
Allow me to take a few minutes out of your day to pay you a much deserved compliment. I just happened upon “Midtown” today, and read all 4 installments without stopping! You have such a gift, and it’s refreshing to read about lesbians of color that are easy to relate to (I loved the L Word, but always hoped for a believable story about lesbians “like me”). So…you’re awesome, and God Bless.
I love your site! I haven’t read that much yet but you are truly interesting. Any who, glad I found you.
At any rate, I have to tell you as I’m sure you’ve heard a million times before from others that your entries really resonated with me and had me in hysterics, they are real, and raw and have heart to them.
After reading your entry “loving you”, I’m hooked and will continue to follow your blog. I’m not a T.V. watcher so this will be my entertainment….entertainment with sustenance that is.
Well, thanks for being you and doing what you do.
So, I know we don’t know each other. A fellow Black lesbian friend of mine hooked me on to your blog. I think it’s great. And I know u said ur not taking comments about ur situation right now, but your blog made me cry, because literally 3 minutes before I read your latest entry, I basically had the same thing in that post happen to me. I text my friend (who told me about u) and she said I was sounding like u right now. So I read it, and next thing I know, tears are falling…
As I sit here feeling like I know you after reading your entire blog last night (finally!) I find myself at a loss for words. Now about ABG, like all of your other readers I love the website. I can’t remember how I found it back in early Decemember (I think) but from the first entry I read (I think it was the one after you just returned to SC and everyone was gossiping about everyone else) I was hooked. First you write very well. So often, I would read an entry and could see the entire situation playing out right before my very eyes. Not many bloggers can do that so you ought to be very proud. Second, your honesty and the ability to let your true feelings out and even at some points allowing your readers to see your vulnerability really made me like you as a person. You are a brave woman in my eyes. Even more so now that I have read the entire thing and got caught up on just exactly who “the Baby” was and what happened between you.
Girl, you are long overdue for some happiness so go for it…savor it. I noticed from the comments you received this evening that a number of your readers can directly relate to where you are right now so I see that blog entry as a definite win. I am sure when the rest of your fan base gets to read it, you will find them supportive as well. Alix, you are very lucky.
So, you don’t know me, but I read your blog…faithfully. You’ve become a ‘friend in my head’.
I’ve been following your blog for a while now, and I must say that you have inspired me to write again after several years… so I’ve launched a blog of my own. It’s pretty barren right now (2 random posts), but I’m just excited to be able to express myself in print again because I have so much to say… I will also began leaving comments and being a more “active fan” on your site. So thank you, Alix for sharing your world with us and serving as an inspiration not only to me, but to a host of others!
I feel like …such a STALKER!!! I have been checking your blog continuously since yesterday to see when you would post the link to your picture. You really have become a friend in my head. I love reading about you. You inspire me to want to share…I do carry you around all day checking your blog during my running around to see if you’ve posted anything new. Keep it up, ma ma. Who knows where this road will take you. Then one day, when you’re accepting some huge award for your work, I’ll be able to say “Hey! She used to e-mail me back!!!”
I have never come across an LGTBQ blog like this one, let alone by another black woman. Anyway, about your website: This is the first time in a while that I even cared to browse through another blogger’s archives and actually read the whole post. Your topics are not the norm (which is a great thing), they’re never dry, and there’s always something to take away from them. And so far, everyone I’ve seen on here are so positive and open-minded. It’s as if I unlocked a whole new world. I stumbled across your website by accident and I’m so glad that I did.
I just have to tell you from writer to another how amazing you are. I recently discovered your blog via a friend who also enjoys ur work. I look forward to all your post and I relate many of them as well. I love what you are doing with your work. I cant wait to see where you go next.