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- A tumblr site dedicated to the people and places that make up Oregon and Southwest Washington.
Sharing your story is a way to help other people realize they are not alone in this world. To read about others' problems, achievements, deep dark secrets and quirky idiosyncrisies, can make a reader realize that perhaps their life is not as "screwed up" as they might imagine it to be.
I blog about pie baking, which I started because pie makes people happy. But since my 43-yr-old husband died suddenly and unexpectedly 6 months ago I started writing about my grief -- and how pie can help heal that. Surprisingly, since I started sharing these deeper, extremely heartfelt stories of my pain, the traffic to my blog increased exponentially. Now strangers write in comments and thank me for sharing. People seem to hunger for more of this intimate sharing -- well, that and pie.
(My blog is http://theworldneedsmorepie.blogspot.com/)
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