Being a blogger and reading a tonne of blogs have a way of making me know another blogger as if I know them in real life too. Some of whom I’ve met in person but somehow I feel connected even to those whom I haven’t yet.
And when something happens out of the ordinary, I get concerned just as I would if they were “real” friends. A good case in point is the recent drama surrounding James Kim – many people didn’t know him personally but felt anguish and sadness just the same because they *know* him from his articles on CNet and his time presenting on TechTV.
With that in mind:
- Steph of Much Ado About Sumthin! got into a car accident and was hospitalised last Friday morning. Luckily her condition is not serious. Here’s wishing her a speedy recovery. Thanks to her friend Kylie who posted on her behalf to let everyone know that she’s ok.
- Yvonne of Nektros last posted on the 11th of November saying that she’d be back from exams on the 14th. It’s now been a month since that post. In this instance, no news is not good news. And the problem is, judging from the number of concerned comments left on that post, I don’t think any of her readers have her real life contact details to find out what has happened. I hope nothing bad has happened but it’s looking kinda ominous.
Which has made me think that writing up that list of people to contact, online and off was definitely a good idea. Of course I hope that it never gets used by my loved ones, but hey it is a smart thing to do when your life is so connected electronically.