A tribute to little green circles!

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Oh little green circle with numbers entwined, how happy you make me feel! You feed my addiction here. It's been a few hours since I was last on, let me check again and see if you are there. You are so small, but you light up the page with good news that brings me a smile. Anticipation sneaks into me every time I visit. Has someone stopped by and left me a note? These small notes make all the writing worth while. Some comments are long and some comments are short. Some comments deliver a small part of my guests lives. Some are of praises, some are suggestions. Sometimes comments give me new resources, more knowledge, or suggestions. So every single time I see that small, green light shimmer excitement builds up in my core. I wonder who it will be this time and what wonderful words they have left. Will it be the dear friends that I have met through my time here or will it be a new name to explore? I visit the pages of new comers who left words just to get to know a bit about them. The tiny green circle at the far right brought a new potential cyber friend again!

There is a small colony that the green circle brings who comment on most of what I do. When I see them hiding behind the green circle, I can't help smiling from ear to ear. How lucky I feel. They are like faithful family. No matter if the topic of the hub was happy or sad, frustrated or mad, I always greet them with a huge smile. They are my cyber friends. They make me feel fortunate and blessed. I am grateful for them and all the little green circular gifts they have given me. Commenting is such a great gesture to me that I often read hubs that my favorite commenters grace with their comments. They are my friends after all, and what they like I may like.
In gratitude, I give each comment my undivided attention. I respond to them just like I would in any conversation.

Yes green circle, you take me back to the 80's when the thrill of the day was coming home to a flashing red light in the dark. At the push of a button a robotic voice would say, three new messages. What a thrill. People cared. People called. Telemarketing was not a gross epidemic yet. We still didn't hide from phones or screen our calls.

Thank you to all who have left me green circles!


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RTalloni 4 years ago from the short journey

Cute stuff, and insightful. The times have changed, indeed.


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Moms-Secret 4 years ago from Central Florida Author

Thank you for commenting RTalloni...

It was fun to write and I thought it would be a breezy read. It is a lot lighter than what I have been able to write lately. I thought it was a good sign. :)


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Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton

moms-secret.. yeah you know how to make readers stop and think.. oh wait i need to chase that little green circle Ill be back to continue posting my comment...Bless you lol


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Moms-Secret 4 years ago from Central Florida Author

LOL! Go get it Frank. Happy running. You made me laugh :D

I thought the other day, this must be what treats do to my pups.


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Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton

okay I got it.. LOL yeah.. no .. really this was a good share Mom's sceret..


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Becky Katz 4 years ago from Hereford, AZ

This is wonderful and so much lighter than what you have been sharing. It is indeed a good sign. Your life indeed is returning to you. The grieving is working. You are getting through it. I am so happy for you and happy to bring you another green circle. Loved this and love your improved outlook. Keep recovering.


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Moms-Secret 4 years ago from Central Florida Author

Hi Becky, I am happy to hear that you like my lighter side. My life... I don't know if it is returning to me or not. It just doesn't feel as heavy as it did at first and I am learning to be/live with it. It is weird to explain, but I am growing.

I so appreciate your consistent support. Thank you.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

That's funny. I liked that a lot. I can relate! I get a little thrill in my heart. Great hub! Awesome!


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Moms-Secret 4 years ago from Central Florida Author

It is really fun to get them isn't it? They are so sincere compared to modern day conversation. I am so glad that you enjoyed it and can relate to it. I like them more than my cell phone and facebook.


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PHILLYDREAMER 3 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

It's funny how those green circles do that, isn't it?


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Moms-Secret 3 years ago from Central Florida Author

Hahaha, yeah. Little green day makers.

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