This week’s Book Blogger Hop question: How many years have you been blogging, and is there a story behind your blog’s name?
I started my blog November 1st, 2010, so it will be five years in another couple months (wow, it goes by!)
Some time years before that I stumbled on L. Frank Baum’s quote: “For since I can remember, my eyes have always grown big at tales of the marvelous.” The funny thing is, it’s a woefully unnoticed quote. It’s buried in an author’s note at the beginning of one of his lesser-known novels, and no one else seems to know about it. Seriously, do a Google search for “L. Frank Baum” “tales of the marvelous.” You’ll get very few hits and most of them will be my blog.
I thought it was a lovely turn of phrase and when I needed a name for my blog I decided it was a good one to adopt, since no one else appeared to appreciate it!
3 thoughts on “Blog Hop: What’s In a Name?”
It suits you well
Wonderful choice for your blog name.
I am enjoying hearing about everyone’s story behind the name. 🙂
ENJOY your weekend.
My Blog Hop Answer
Aw that’s a lovely quote and reason to name your blog 🙂 Scarily I got a reminder from WordPress recently to say I had been blogging for 6 years?! I can’t believe it!