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Hello. My name is Cannwin... not really but that's all you'll get out of me. I am a mother to four children that you can learn more about by clicking on 'characters.' I am married to a Law Student and I live in South Dakota. I am almost 30 which is slightly intimidating.

I stay at home, day-in and day-out, with my four crazy kiddo's and experience many emotions some of which I share here on my blog.


#1. Why do you blog?

I love the written word and find blogging as a major outlet for the constant bouncing around that the English language does inside my head. At some point in my life I would like to be able to make some money at it and thereby not feel like a complete burden upon my husband. (which I rarely feel like, but hey...)


#2. What do you blog about?

Absolutely anything that strikes my fancy. I use a lot of prompts, I have several 'themes' that I pull from on a frequent basis (including, but not limited to, 'funny things the kids say,' and 'the understatement,'). My most common topic, however, is my children and all of their crazy antics.


#3. What do you find to be the biggest reward you get from blogging?

Would it be boring if I told you it's the number of followers I have? It's the number of hits a day I get and the number of comments I get. I love that people read what I have to say, and enjoy it. It makes me want to write more.
My siblings constantly tell me I'm good at writing, but you can only take sibling praise so far. It's the perfect stranger that I love to hear compliments from.

#4. How long have you been blogging?

Umm, two and a half to three years. That's a little surprising. It's gone by so fast!

#5. Let's hear the story behind your blog title! :) 

I actually came up with the blog title first. I must have been starting to delve into blogs for the first time and I started toying with the idea of having my own blog. I had already come up with my screen name--cannwin-- and had started using it, so it was only a matter of time. 

One day those bouncing words in my head just came together and there it was 'The Great and Random Ramblings of Cannwin.' I have to admit it fits me perfectly. Sometimes I blog about the most random inconsequential things and other times I pick some topic I really care about and go for it.

Random Rambler fits me well.


Well, that's it. I'm in. I've signed up for something I barely understand. :) Sounds about right for me.

-Cannwin

Comments

What? No one has commented yet?
I'll tweet it out..You'll get people...:)
I am a follower to your stuff, I like ya!
Thanks for joining the PARTY...I LOVE parties!
You've been blogging for 2 and a half years? Yeah it does go by super fast! Sometimes it feels like I've only begun and I really just started blogging full time last year...:)
I hope YOU have a GREAT week with lots of comments!! :)
Cannwin said…
two and half years and 67 followers. It kills me when people get 400 followers in 4 months. How do people do that!?

Thanks for loving me!! :)
LeksiDesigns said…
Hi! I am your newest follower...visiting from Blog Bash! I am not for sure how people get so many followers. If you figure it out...please please let me know...lol! Come by and visit if you get a chance!

http://leksidesigns.blogspot.com
Christy said…
I'm here from the Blog Bash! Nice blog and I'm following you now. I just reached 74 followers myself. It's been a bit of a struggle but I think it's worth it.
Brittney said…
HEY! stopping by from the blog bash :) sorry that you have did things like this and didnt get much of a response that sucks! well Im gonna add to your followers list ;)
Cannwin said…
Welcome!

Did anyone do the scavenger hunt? I didn't... I attempted for about a minute and then the kids started screaming and that was it for me. :)

Thanks for following. I'll come by and check out your blogs as soon as I have half an hour to myself ;)
Megan said…
Found you through the blog bash & your blog looks really interesting. Following now & can't wait to read more!!
Holly said…
I found you through Blog Bash, too! Actually, it's things like this that get people to check out new blogs and start following them. So jump on them when you can and it will grow. (Yeah... Like I'm one to give advice!! LOL!) But I know that I've found MANY GREAT blogs through things like this... SEE, I FOUND YOURS! ((HUGS))

http://diamondpotential.com
Stacey said…
Stopping in from the Blog Bash :) I kinda like doing these things because it lets me find lots of blogs that I might not have ever found otherwise! I'm just trying to get through as many links as I can, haven't had time to do the challenges, really.

Now following you, looking forward to reading more!

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