50 Reasons Why I Love HubPages / Commemorating My 50th Hub

My First 50 Was Just Practice
My First 50 Was Just Practice

As I sat and thought how to commemorate my 50th hub I came up with a few ideas right away and one of them was not to do anything special at all. Reason being after two years I only have 50 hubs; not a huge accomplishment by far.  But I wasn't going to give up too quickly and decided to browse around for more ideas while I continued to procrastinate.

Then I came across this hub "How to Write Your 50th Hub on HubPages" by dineane who has convinced me to Write...Something...Anything! Dineane speaks about a FlyLady (don't worry Dineane, I know who she is) whose philosophy is that those of us who procrastinate are really perfectionists. We feel that if we can't do a job "right" we might as well not get started. Bingo! So here I go! Thanks Dineane!

A Brief History How I Got Started

In July of 2007, after two months of waltzing around feeling sorry for myself for losing a friend, a computer came to my rescue. I picked up this thing I saw my kids using and said "what's this"? Mom, that's a mouse, my daughter said! And after a few loud "Schrieeeeks", I begged, Oh please tell me more!

I learned very quickly how to surf the internet and visited one website after another all day long. It was a great place for me to hide until I was found by this agent who roped me in big time. With his smooth selling sales pitch, naive little me fell right into his trap. I was now going to be a proud owner of a website which I thought the company he was selling was going to build it for me. Well I heard that that was possible I just read that on the web. I was very excited and signed up for 16 weeks of lessons of what I thought would be maintaining the website which would be built for me. Haha...I had to build it myself and WHAT I have to write all the pages? But I'm not a writer!

I wrote and now it was time to talk about traffic. In that process I was introduced to HubPages. I was told to sign up and write a hub. Here is my first hub if you are interested in reading. It is called "Into the Wild Blue Yonder" and that is exactly how I felt. And so that brings me to why I love HubPages.


50 Reasons Why I Love HubPages

1. HubPages has been a healing ground for me in the truest sense of the word. Thank you! (How HubPages is a Healing Ground)

2. HubPages has given me a platform to learn how to write by being surrounded by so many great writers and caring friends from all around the world and that I greatly appreciate.

3. HubPages is easy to use. I didn't have to become a rocket scientist to figure it out. The publishing tools made it easy and I didn't need to know any code.

4. HubPages allowed me to build a hub on any topic of my choosing from soup to nuts; anything of my hearts desire!

5. I learned something new everyday at HubPages. Here's what I learned today: How to Create 500 HubPages in 1 Year Haha..I wonder if this will be Ryan's next challenge!

6. Whenever I got stuck I posed my questions to a helpful community who was always willing to answer any and all of my questions without hesitation or expecting anything in return.

7. My questions weren't always hubpage related. But I still got help within the community. Always!

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insects insects everywhere
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courtesy flickr/Jaye-Elle

8. My questions and concerns have inspired others to write hubs. Insectophobia And Other Stories written by SunSeven was inspired from a discussion in the forum from my fear of a monster cricket that got into my house. That happened eight months ago and that was the last hub that SunSeven wrote. I just hope the monster cricket didn't get her! Are you o.k SunSeven?

9. Another hub was inspired to write, out of my concern of killing a plant that my father had given to each of his daughters. GardenTales: Rose of Sharon Thanks to you Bob Ewing, my plant is well and flourishing!

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http://www.elfwood.com/~anderson/forget-me-not.2524241.html

10. I get inspired when I receive fanmail like this:

FORGET-ME-NOT

Hi Dottie1,

I happened upon your article about gifts for men this morning. I am just opening an online gift store to offer unique gifts for people that don't want to remember future occasions but don't want to not send to special people in their lives. Your statement about angels in our lives is one of the reasons why I decided to open my store and feel the whole idea comes from a friend that is no longer with us. I enjoyed looking at some of your favorite hubber sites and found a lot of inspiration for my new venture from reading some of their hubs too. Thank you - I look forward to reading more of your hubs. :)

11. I took a four month leave from Hubpages to mend some pressing problems, and my friends were still there for me when I returned. I was not forgotten!

12. I love being able to share my experiences and knowledge with people around the world and for them to share their's with me. That is so rewarding.

13. I love earning money from the hubs I write.

14. Today I checked my adsense earnings and saw $101.55. YIPPEE! I'm on my way like other hubbers to earning hundreds and even thousands every month.

15. I love that HubPages is one of the best revenue sharing sites around and I'm glad to be a part of that.

16. I love to watch the growth of HubPages and how it continues to grow in popularity.

17. HubPages has been an invaluable source of information for me. There is something for everyone to chew on.

18. Participating in Hubmob has encouraged me to write on different subjects which has helped get my creative juices flowing.

19. Joining Hubmob has also given me a better chance at success by getting a higher potential of good traffic.

20. It has been fun to socialize and exchange ideas in the forums amongst friends on common ground.

21. HubPages has become my home away from home.

22. I enjoy reading the weekly newsletter that keeps me informed of what's going on in the community.

23. I love how HubPages recognizes new writers with Hubnuggets. It is welcoming to feel recognized when you are new.

24. I love the HubPages blog that is filled with awesome stuff such as inspiring stories and keeps us informed of any recent updates or other happenings around town.

25. HubPages has been a great place for me to learn and grow without having a boss looking over my shoulder or breathing down my neck. Being your own boss allows plenty of freedom.

26. I love HubPages because it allows me to be productive in the comfort of my home.

27. Hubbing is a great way to exercise my fingers and thumbs but most importantly my mind.

28. Hubbing has given me the perfect excuse for why I've occasionally over-cooked or burned some meals, not to mention how often I boiled the water out of the tea pot.

29. I have filled a binder full of HubPages recipes which I enjoy collecting. One recipe I tried that recently comes to mind is A Man's Pie by marisuewrites. My son had just turned 21 and what could be more appropriate to serve to a young man on his 21st birthday and he said MMMM MMMM GOOD!

30. I had a lot of fun the night I had a virtual dinner at my home. You can read about it here on the forum. The Olive Garden Copycat Recipe: Pasta e Fagioli and
The last meatball recipe you will ever need by hubber rmr was on the menu. Man oh man was that delicious. Thanks to all who joined in!

31. I love being able to interact with other sites by leaving comments and have others interact with mine. I've met many new friends this way and learned a lot more about the ones I have. Thanks friends!

32. I am looking at a 100 hubscore today. I don't know exactly how I got that but I must be doing some things right, hehe... Ok so that was yesterday...today my hubscore is 94...I don't know how I got that but maybe I'm doing some things wrong...hehe.. I don't worry about these things anymore!

33. I love HubPages because it is the best self-publishing platform on the web.

34. I love HubPages for allowing me to produce sites that are appealing to the masses.

35. HubPages is user friendly which makes it enjoyable to navigate.

36. I was surprisingly pleased when my hub "Inexpensive and Unusual Gifts for Men" was chosen to be blogged about.

37. It was also great to receive some free Stumble Ads as a prize for this hub "Ventriloquist Terry Fator and His Wonderful World of MakeBelieve" in the weekly hubmob topic for your favorite entertainer.

38. I've never felt alone in this HubPage community the way I felt when working on my website which by the way I recently cancelled. There were too many bad memories in there. Why wouldn't I want to spend my day at HubPages where the people roam and the price is right. This is a no brainer, is all I can say!

39. The price to sign up was really good because it was free. I will be paying for my old cancelled website for years to come so thank you HubPages very much!

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40. It's nice to know how dedicated and hard-working "The Five-Some at HeadQuarters" are. Special Thanks to Paul, Larry, Maddie, Fawntia, and Ryan for meeting our needs.

41. I love the wonderful variety of hubs found on HubPages written by people from all walks-of-life. That adds flavor and added spice to my reading.

42. Building a hubpage is fun and when it's complete it gives me a wonderful feeling of pride to click that button and publish. Wow, that was easy!

43. Everything I needed to learn was always just a mouse click away.

44. HubPages has always allowed me to learn and grow at my own pace.

45. I love HubPages because I can work in my p.j.'s. and have messy hair!

46. I would recommend HubPages to anyone who loves to express themselves through the power of the written word and also as an added bonus to make a few extra dollars doing what they love most!

47. I loved the extra earnings when people signed-up under me. I'm glad I learned how to use my URL tracker.

48. I love HubPages "Just Because".

49. HubPages is a happy home. If you want happiness for an hour go take a nap. If you want happiness for a day go build your wealth. But if you want happiness for a lifetime then go help someone else.

50. I love HubPages because it provides a forum for any type of celebration. Whether you are commemorating your 50th hub or celebrating your birthday, it is always fun to do so with friends. Soooo, I was thinking of a double celebration since the word birthday got mentioned! Would you all like to help me celebrate both today! LOL... It's my birthday! (5/20).

Friends,

Please stay awhile, dig in, and enjoy the cake!


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Comments 81 comments

eric-d-agustin 4 years ago

I enjoyed reading your hub. I will also think of other reasons why I will keep on loving hubpages. :)


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Dottie1 5 years ago from MA, USA Author

Thank you 2patricias!


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2patricias 5 years ago from Sussex by the Sea

I missed this until just now! This is a good example of how to assemble a good hub working on what you already know! I've voted it up.


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Dottie1 5 years ago from MA, USA Author

Thank you Patty!


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Patty Inglish, MS 5 years ago from North America

I missed this before, but it's an awesome layout and tribute to yourself as well as to HubPages. 50 whole REAL reasons, too! So Rated up and everything else as well!

Cheers!


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Glenn Stok 5 years ago from Long Island, NY

Just came across this Hub. Thinking of 50 reasons must have been very difficult and you deserve a lot of credit for putting your mind to it, coming up with all those. How about writing one now commemorating over 900 followers you have. All you have to do is write 900 reasons. Just kidding. Although I would believe you DO have 900 reasons. Each of your followers had a reason for following you. So there.

Congratulations on reaching a Hubber Score of 100 a few times. Not to worry that it fluctuates drastically. Same thing keeps happening to me.

Anyway, I think you did a great job and I voted it up.


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Dobson 6 years ago from Virginia

I really like Hub Pages, for many of the 50 reasons you list here, plus a few more. I am glad you found a new friend here.

Nice work in commerating the half-century!


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Property-Invest 6 years ago from London

Thanks for the great hub Dottie! I'm loving Hubpages too, it's such a great community.


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 6 years ago

Dottie, Congratulations!!! You have made some really good points here! 50 Hubs and a score of 100 Womderful!!! Thank you for sharing, Peace & Blessings!


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cutepuppypicture 6 years ago

Hi Dottie, its been some time since i last visit hubpage. But after reading your 50 hubs reasons, looks like i will return more often. So add me, okay.


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Dolores Monet 6 years ago from East Coast, United States

Congratulations on 50 hubs. Now you have 55! And glad to see the 100 score! That does feel good, doesn't it. The 100 score encourages you to keep on writing and trying to find great topics, you get hooked!


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Information was helpful, there is lots to read here, which is always good when you're learning something from it good job.


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Dottie1 6 years ago from MA, USA Author

Thanks Money Glitch. Glad you stopped by to read it!


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Money Glitch 6 years ago from Texas

What an awesome idea and way to commemorate such a milestone. I'm so glad to have had an opportunity to read it!


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Dottie1 6 years ago from MA, USA Author

Thank you very much Lgali and thank you for stopping by.


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Lgali 6 years ago

Congrats on your 50th hub! 50 more to come Sorry I am late nice hub again


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Yup, here's to the next! :) Thanks Shalini for stopping by and commenting.


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Shalini Kagal 7 years ago from India

That's a great hub Dottie and I guess we can all relate to all those many feelings :) Here's to the next golden milestone coming up pretty fast!


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Thank you AEvans, I appreciate your visit and comments.


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AEvans 7 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

Congrats!! Even though I am 3 months behind and I love HP because I have met so many wonderful people here and it would definitely be hard for me to leave when I have so many who support who I am . Great Hub and cheers to the next 50.:)


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

I hoped for that one day too sibajar and finally made it. I'm at a resting spot now so I can spend more time with my daughter before she returns to college and then will continue on my way to 100, one day at a time. Thanks for the visit.


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sibajar 7 years ago

Wow, I hope to make it to 50 hubs one day too. Great job.


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Thank you GeneralHowitzer, thank you very much!


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GeneralHowitzer 7 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines

happy 50th dottie wish you all the best and more power!!!


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Thanks for stopping by swathin2 and glad you found some useful tips. Take care.


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swathin2 7 years ago

hi you really have a very great bunch of followers who follow you and comment you back on your hubs.

help all with the tips that might be helpful for the beginners like us


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Hi Daisy, I love the comments, we always find more we have in common, haha.. I'm working on that procrastination or is it perfectionism, lol.. Thanks for coming by. I always appreciate your presence! Take care! hugs:)


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dayzeebee 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

Hi Dottie, boy I missed a lot in my absence, but then again nothing is every too late. Yippeeee. Thumbs up for this hub. I laughed about the bit on being a perfectionist. I see we may have another thing in common. I was grinning all the way to the end of the article. Great affirmation work.LOL. Congratulations Dottie for going beyond 50 hubs now. Cheers to more hubs! hugs:)


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Thanks Bob for stopping by and commenting. I saved you some birthday cake because I knew it was your birthday too! Happy Belated Bob!


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Bob Ewing 7 years ago from New Brunswick

It is people like you who make hubpages a welcoming environment, congratulations on your 50th hub, that is.


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

VioletSun - Glad to hear you're getting closer to reaching your goals. I had to laugh at the book thing because I've been reading the comments between you and ripplemaker, hahaha!

Regarding the comment in your peace hub... no problem, I've been guilty of it myself on occassion!

I'm on my way over to your hub now.. Thanks for your kindly comments Marie....


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

It sure is a good reason Feline Prophet. Thanks for the congrats and for passing through and commenting.


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VioletSun 7 years ago from Oregon/ Name: Marie

Dottie: I am catching up, and read your question. My meditation and affirmation cards are practically done, but I have to wait for s/o Phil to have free time to print them professionally for me. The book thing, I have not made progess yet, but one day I will. Thanks for asking! :)

BDW, I was reading the comments again in my peace hub, and missed replying to your thoughtful comments, sorry about this, wouldn't deliberately ignore anyone, especially my favorite people. I replied tonight.


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Feline Prophet 7 years ago from India

Congratulations Dottie...and that's a lot of reasons to keep writing! :)


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Thanks for the congrats R Burow and that is the plan; 50 more! Glad you could stop by!


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R Burow 7 years ago from Florida, United States

Congrats on 50 ! What an inspiration. Now, for fifty more !


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Hi Vera, It's nice to see you.  Thanks for joining in on the celebration.  You are very special and precious in my eyes too.  So glad you could stop by:)


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ReuVera 7 years ago from USA

Dottie, I join all the previous comments in congratulating you ! You are very special and precious. Thank you.

Vera.


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Thank you dineane for all your congratulations! I am truly honored that you helped inspire me to get my 50th hub written and that you made the time to stop by in the midst of the hubchallenge to comment.

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Hey Sis, good luck on writing your 50th hub. I look forward to reading and celebrating it with you.


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ripplemaker 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

Sis, I'm about to write my 50th hub and I am pondering yet on what to write. I have to check dineane's 50th hub :-) And I was laughing at your comment... you are one of the reasons why I love Hubpages too. LOL


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dineane 7 years ago from North Carolina

Wow, Dottie! I'm so honored to have helped inspire your 50th hub! Congratulations - 50th hub, birthday and an adsense payout - you go, girl! I'm looking forward to reading your next 50 :-)


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Michelle thanks for your comment.  You too can be included in that list of writers who can intimidate because of your warmth and personability A++ reflected through your writing and in your comments.  You honesty and openness is a special gift that you share with so many in this community and I for one am very grateful for that.

Thank you also for the congratulations on my medal on reaching 500 fans.    I sure am glad you are one of them!  Thank you so much Michelle!

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Prasetio thank you. I look forward to knowing you better through this community and reading your hubs. Thanks for coming by.


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ripplemaker 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

Congratulations for your medal...500 fans! Yay! And I'm so glad to be one of them....to many many more!


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prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

I also like HUBPAGES also, nice hub.I hope with hubpages we can share each other. thanks


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ripplemaker 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

Amen to that. Being around great writers can be intimidating and as I've always told Daisy I write so simply sometimes it feels so plain? LOL She gives me a pinch whenever I lament about my writing skills LOL Like you, I have decided to just be me too and then just have fun sharing inspiration which I like writing about.

Hmmm...it's okay about the famous thingy...I think I really have to be famous first to convince Compu-Smart to include me in his list. Hahahah Hugs to you for being such a sweet person...


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

I have come a long way Cris A.  I have to say, I got a bit nervous when I read your 50th hub and saw a masterpiece!  lol.  There are so many great writers at hubpages such as yourself and it can be a bit intimidating but I am learning to just be more relaxed, be myself and not to compare myself with anyone.  Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting.


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Cris A 7 years ago from Manila, Philippines

My, you've come a long way Dottie! And what a way to commemorate your 50th hub. Congratulations - and here's hoping that you find more reasons to love HubPages! :D


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

yes ripplemaker, I am still busy. I enjoy being compu-smart's pest, LOL. Make sure you do breath while you wait, sis. It make takes years! hahaha....

Thank you dori, that is a very nice thing to say and you give me yet another reason to love hubpages.

Thanks a whole bunch Tina! :)


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Tina J. Gordon 7 years ago from USA

congrats on your 50th!


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Tina J. Gordon 7 years ago from USA

congrats on your 50th!


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fortunerep 7 years ago from North Carolina

Hub pages loves you too Dottie!

dori


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ripplemaker 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

Dottie, what do you mean? Are you still busy trying to convince compu-smart with the famous thingy? LOL Oh boy, I bet I would get the surprise of my life then. I can't wait...Hahaha


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

caredy glad I could help thanks for stopping by. :)

Thank you blondepoet...Woohoo to you too for being a fantastic hubber.  There are so many I wish to visit more often,  how do I make more time?  How do you do it?  I appreciate your presence!

Thank you compu-smart, just for me?, the cake was deeelicious ;)


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

anglnwu thank you, thank you.  Lending a helping hand to you is a return for those before me who gave me a helping hand. Just passing it forward and there you were! LOL

I reread your profile and went to your blog.  You have a blog?  Your ahead of me girl!  You go!  And I"LL be applauding YOU!  You are definitely on the right track.  Be patient, keep learning and the momentum will build. 

You are a good writer so keep writing and you'll get there before you know it... and always if you are stuck on anything ask and you will receive! :)


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Sorry I forgot the cake sis I was too busy trying to get you famous, LOL.. It's not over til I see you in the hot seat! Hahaha...in the meantime enjoy the cake. 

Just went to your hub to see what I said to make you visit me.  Wow a one liner won you over, LOL... Oh the joys of rippling! Hugs.


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compu-smart 7 years ago from London UK

Dottie, your very very welcome! and yesh!! I did just for you!:D


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blondepoet 7 years ago from australia

Woo hoo congratulations, I can't wait for your next 50 Dottie


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caredy 7 years ago

Your hub is really helps me alot and encourage me to make more hubs as a new biginner.


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anglnwu 7 years ago

A great milestone--something worth celebrating! Happy BD too!

I always go back to your hubs when I'm down, after all, you're the first to lend a helping hand. I'm still plodding along, wondering if I'm doing the right thing...I'm 3 weeks old and still nothing to show for. That makes envious in a good kind of way--you've 50 and still raring to go. You go! I'll be applauding!


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ripplemaker 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

I'd like a cake too please. Hehehe And yes, I am glad I am your first fan and my face is plastered on your profile page all the time. LOL Well, I still remember your comment on my hub, "Are All My Journeys Worthwhile?"  That made me visit you.  :-)  I finally got back to writing last night after two days of being quiet in the head.  I wonder what I will be writing on my 50th hub...I'm also almost there. Hmmm so thank you dear sis for this hub which made me think of another hub. Hahahah Ahhh the ripples we give to each other... Hugs...


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Thank you William, aren't you kind! I'm glad you liked the cake because I ordered two; one for you for next week, hehe!


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William F. Torpey 7 years ago from South Valley Stream, N.Y.

Congratulations, Dottie, on your 50th Hub and on your birthday! I agree with all 50 of your reasons for loving HubPages. Nevertheless, it was an extraordinary effort. I like the cake, too.


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

To my dearest sis michelle (the ripplemaker)

Thank you for always being there for me.  You were my first fan and have always remained true.  Just another HUGE reason why I love hubpages.  Your hugs filled with love and joy are special.  Right back at you sis across the big blue ocean! :)

Hi Charia thank you.  Glad you stopped by to add your kind comments.

Hiya Zsuzsy Bee - thank you.  I'm enjoying and basking in the nice warm sunshine you sent my way.  I appreciate you as always! Glad you enjoyed the cake. Have another!


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Hi Comp, thanks for all 50 of those congratulations and the Birthday wishes too. The cake does look delicious, I wonder who baked it, did you?

Thank you Ellandriel for your congrats, wishes and encouragement.

Thank you Jill of Alltrades and welcome to hubpages. If you can write 3 hubs in a few days then you will have NO problem reaching 50! :)


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Zsuzsy Bee 7 years ago from Ontario/Canada

Dottie! What a great 50th hub. Congrat on your birthday too, I hope you had a good one.

Here is a bucket full of nice warm sunshine from my neck of the wood to yours.

kindest regards Zsuzsy (thanks for that great slice of cake too)


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Charia Samher 7 years ago

Wow that's nice. Happy Birthday Dottie and Congratulations on your 50th hub. Hope to read a lot of great and heart warming hubs from you.


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ripplemaker 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

To my dearest sis dottie,

I am smiling reading this hub...in my jammies and rumpled hair.  :-) I love how you came up with this idea!!! What you wrote here is all so true and I'm glad for hubpages because I found you.  LOL  Happy birthday and congratulations for your 5oth hub and for earning your first google adsense! It was a great feeling getting the first one Hahaha Hugging you with all the love and joy and wishing you a year filled with many wonderful things!!! :-)

Love and light,

Michelle 


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jill of alltrades 7 years ago from Philippines

Wow! Congrats on your 50th hub! Happy happy birthday! You have reason to celebrate indeed! I just started a few days ago and published my 3rd hub today. I hope I will also be able to celebrate my 50th in the near future.

All the best!


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Ellandriel 7 years ago from Portugal

Congrats on your 50 hubs, your birthday and also on having your first money earned and results!

Now you'll have more enthusiasm to write!

 

Me also....ihih

 

Hugh


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compu-smart 7 years ago from London UK

Hey Dottie!! and a HAPPY BIRTHDAYYYY & 50 congratulations to you!!

The cake looks delicious!, a special day for you too have your cake and eat it with lots of cherries-strawberries-hundreds and thousands on top and then some!!

I won't need to tell you to have a fantastic day, but seeing as im here!, have a fantastic day!:D

comp")


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

quicksand -  :) EAT!

Thanks Peggy W for all the congrats and birthday wishes.  Glad you found something useful in the hub.  Yesterday I made 96 cents and so far today at 4:30 p.m. I've made already $1.60 which most of that money came from my hubs AAA travel and Hot Spots to Visit during Christmas Break.  People plan ahead so keep that in mind, I will too!  Thanks for stopping by.  Did you get your piece of cake?


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Peggy W 7 years ago from Houston, Texas

Congratulations Dottie on your 50th hub and also your birthday. My birthday is one week later than yours.

I also like some of your reasons for writing hubs and intend to check out some of your suggestions like hubmob, the forums, etc.

From 100 to 94 the next day.....amazing. The highest I have gotten is a 97 score. The scores seem to vary by the day as do the scores on the individual hubs.

Also congratulations on receiving your first check! I made 4 cents yesterday! Wheee! Still waiting for my first check...

Will help you celebrate your 100 hub next.


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quicksand 7 years ago

Cake? Gimme! Gimme!


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

Mamacoots thanks for the congrats on my 50th hub and for my Birthday Blessings.  May your day be Blessed too!

EINRON thank you for that kind comment.  In Ref. to 50 hubs I didn't know how to begin but I just sat down and began not knowing what would transpire... You know the old saying...beginning is half done..hahaha, if I can do it you can too!  God Bless

quicksand, Thank you - Thank you - and Thank you again especially on my 500th hub.  I hope you will still be around to read it, LOL...

Did you ALL remember to dig in to the cake on your way out!  it's chocolate inside, my FAV!.. and I don't want to eat it all alone!


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA Author

A Good Morning to you All....

Thank you Jmell for the congrats and nice comment.

VioletSun thank you. I am very happy to be your fan too. And I keep thinking about and looking for your inspiration meditation cards and book...how's it going? I never imagined 50 hubs but I focused on one day at a time and then voila the day magically came and you can do the same! Good Luck my friend! ~Dottie

Triplet Mom, thank you much for stopping by to say congratulations in the midst of your busy life...


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quicksand 7 years ago

Happy Birthday Dottie!

... and I would like to be the first to congratulate you on your 500th hub. But just before that ... congratulations on your 50th hub! First things first! :)


EINRON 7 years ago

Congratulations on your 50th hub. I can see just from this hub alone that you have "IT".

I shall be celebrating my 50th hub soon, but I don't see how I can compete with you. Hats off to you. God bless.


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mamacoots 7 years ago from Louisiana

Congratulations on your 50th hub! And I hope you have a very Blessed Birthday! :-)


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Triplet Mom 7 years ago from West Coast

Congratulations on 50!!


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VioletSun 7 years ago from Oregon/ Name: Marie

Dottie: I am glad I am your fan; I enjoy reading your hubs, and I too enjoy the Hubpage community. I hope to one day write more hubs, don't want to reach my two years with only 20 something hubs to my credit. LOL!

Happy 50th hub!

Marie

 


Jmell 7 years ago

Congrats! You did it! and well done too.

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