V is for Viewpoint

This was such a great post. I was (coincidentally) thinking of the word Viewpoint for my “V is for…….” post. So I was amused when I opened my e-mail to find this prompt waiting.

The Daily Post

As bloggers, we’re constantly defining ourselves to our readers. Through our photos, our stories, our poetry, our recipes, or our podcasts, we tell the world who we are. Even those of us who share a great deal of our personal lives still only give snippets of ourselves. We create a public persona (even our choices of blog themes reflect the way we want to represent ourselves online). We choose what we want to share of ourselves, and our readers fill in the rest according to their own points of view. Every reader might have a slightly different idea of who you truly are.

I’ve been thinking about how this applies to my daily life. I have an unconscious habit of creating stories about people I see, but whom I only know in “snippets.” The barista at my local coffee shop, the surly bus driver who never smiles at me no…

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2 thoughts on “V is for Viewpoint

  1. Hi ABC…I’m leaving my comment on your blog so it won’t give away the answer on my blog in case someone else is puzzling over it. It was a river…There is a Tongue River in Montana and a song “Old Man River.” They can’t run uphill, at least for far, and in the states and Canada, they generally “run” in a southerly direction as opposed to north. The have a mouth.” Think that is all of the clues…Thanks for responding and I do not at all take it as an insult that you didn’t guess the answer. Just means it was a hard puzzle! Happy April Fools Day…Judy

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