I realized that I am fast approaching 100 posts, which made me think about my planned celebratory giveaway, which made me remember the SUPER SECRET GIVEAWAY that no one has won yet.
If you are a new reader - WELCOME! - and here is what I said about the secret contest:
If I ever make it to 100 posts, I will have a real contest, but in the meantime, I'm having a SUPER SECRET GIVEAWAY. Unfortunately for you, I'm not telling you how to enter. This giveaway is strictly for my own amusement, and so I made up the rules and decided to keep them a secret. I have identified a certain comment that I might hear from one of my fabulously smart commenters, and the first person who makes this particular observation, WINS.
See how fun this will be? For ME, I mean? You can't do anything to enter, except go on commenting, just like always. If anybody ever spills the super-secret phrase/sentence/observation, they'll be a winner. It's like a game that only I will know we're playing! Well, I'll be the only one who knows the rules. Genius! And there's even a prize. Which is also a secret.
You may think I've lost my mind - and you'd be correct - but isn't one of the purposes of blogging to amuse oneself? And, in case you're wondering, pointing out that I am certifiably nuts is NOT the secret observation. Sorry.
Well, here we are several weeks later, and no winner yet, so I decided to give you a hint. The super-secret observation will be something that someone NOTICES about my blog. Something that might be said about just about every one of my blog posts.
Okay. There. That's all you're getting. If nobody gets it before my 100th post, then I may decide to tell you the secret observation and add the prize to the big giveaway. Or I may keep it for myself - I'll pretend I won something and jump up and down and squeal. I'm just crazy enough to make that work for me.