I have two reasons for this post today. The first is to share some of the GORGEOUS things about SW living/vacationing with you in a photographic way.
The other is much more single minded: I am reaching a goal today. I began actively blogging about June 7, and I had something like 586 points and was in 532nd place or less in state rank. I had no idea what that meant, but after one week of being a Rainmaker, and reading blogs like Susan Neal's, "Want a lot of Points...", I began to understand the compulsion to rise in the ranks.
At that point, I made a goal in the AR-saturated state of Arizona - make the top ten list in Tucson Arizona. I thought if I made the top ten list, I'd at least make it in the "skim" section of lookie-loos. I might have some visibility. (I also knew that based on overall points, reaching the top 2 or 3 would take years, and based on their activity level - pretty nigh unreachable. I like to set high goals, but I also want to reach them, in order to give myself that feeling of success.) I have a whole bunch of other AR goals too, but I want to focus on one topic here!
Success in the Rain is not about points, and I know that after just two months. I'm excited that I enjoy blogging, love reading the comments and the interactions, and mostly, just a HUGE resource of information and opinion. It's like a microwave or a cell phone - I never realized what I was missing until I had one!
All you lurkers in AR - jump on board - you just don't know what you're missing until you begin to build rapport and relationships. Talk about an investment that keeps on giving!
But back to the points, being on the 'leader boards' does give you that presence to online visitors, so it's important in that way. But more than that, content is king. I mentioned my purpose in another blog, and I love the comment trail too.
So with this post today, I bump #10 in Tucson and take his place. At this point, I probably won't watch the ranking so much because I don't feel it matters much more than how you pronounce tomato. Toe may toe or Tah Maw Taw - it's all good.
There's few places in Arizona and vicinity I've missed, because I'm a road trip person, so it's hard to pick just a few photos to share. The Grand Canyon, Canyon de Chelly, Organ Pipe Monument, Kitt Peak, Tombstone, Lake Patagonia, White Mountains, Show Low area, Mt. Humphrey, Mt. Lemmon, Jerome, Lake Havasu, Page and Lake Powell, Petrified Forest, The Crater, Sahuaro National Park - and on and on and on. I haven't shared their photos here, but if you're planning a vacation, it's worth the google! I'm a virtual tour guide so if you want to know more, email me!
And, I'll be around awhile, I'm certain. You never know what might show up in a blog or two! Be assured that Arizona is not one big, flat, dry desert. Spend a week here - spend a lifetime. There's nothing like the sunsets, the desert vistas, and the mountain terrain. ...Gorgeous!
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