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Updated on October 5, 2010

So Here I am...

So, it has been too long since my last hub and I got a bit antsy tonight. Mostly because I have been quite busy lately and part of me missed quite a few of my online friends. Especially here on hubpages. Actually I miss more virtual friends I have met on the web then real ones and it really makes me wonder....WHY?!!!!!! Why am I thinking about more people I have never met, then people I have?

It happens sometimes, "out of the blue." I just keep ticking along trying to accomplish many things and then WHAMMO!!! My virtual friends just appear in my memory like an old 16mm film of me walking with my parents. No tape anymore, just digital space. But this digital space plays a huge part of my so called life. Especially now.

I was walking with my daughter the other day and I had a hum of guilt all of a sudden. A few virtual friends and their real names or online identities just popped up in my mind. So as I sat and ate some delicious yogurt I thought about how I need to read some of my friends new hubs. So, when I got home I tried to read as much as I could and then I was too exhausted to comment. I then had no energy at all to write a new hub. So, tonight I thought I would write whatever was on my mind. There is so much more on my mind, but I am just too friggin tired!

I thought about when I first started here and how I was really trying to find myself. As I wrote more and more I slowly started to see the person that had changed because of life's circumstances, challenges and sudden surprises. Life got too busy and I could no longer see through the haze and I got lost for a while. But I noticed the more I wrote, the more I uncovered true feelings. I noticed as some of my dear "virtual friends" showed support, I started to get more confident as time went by. It really makes you see how much positive people in your life (virtual or real life) can do when you let them. I still hold dear a few hubbers here that have given me the strength to keep going. Most of the ones that I cherish, I have thanked in other hubs that I have written and I am still meeting new "virtual friends" all the time. I will always have a special place in my heart for James A Watkins who inspired me when I first started here "little by little." His comments meant so much to me and then we became really great "virtual friends." Ofcourse there is also Lovey who is amazing and a fantastic writer, but for now he is in our Bat Cave near the garden and that is ok. Right Lovey? ha

"This is Liz baby"....."Now come out and play!"

The main point is that I want to say to all of you who leave me beautiful comments and take the time to be here, that it never goes unnoticed. I always know the ones who have supported me and also have gotten me real deep. There have been quite a few times that someone's comment has really touched me. I guess I am trying to tell you that "I'm Virtually Yours" and I hope when I take the time to tell you how wonderful you are that you really "hear me." That is why I am here. And if we are close or have bonded here, you are probably reading this.

I would tell anyone who wants to write to just write and let the emotions and feelings come out of hiding. This has been a sort of cleansing for me in the past year or so because even if I write something really "out there" like my virtual lovers hubs or sci-fi hubs, I know that I am reaching deep and sharing a very sacred part of me. The part of me that has been in hiding for quite a while.

So, thank you to all of you that are always here to support me and my writing. I hope that I give you the same feeling when I can take the time to comment. A little less time now cause my other careers are taking priority and my energy is elsewhere.

But always remember this........I will always be "Virtually Yours."



Hub Pages Author - GPAGE

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    • GPAGE profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from California

      JAMES! Even to this day I am so happy when you appear!!! in the beginning when I first started writing here. Thank you so much for your very heartfelt comment. I feel so touched by your words. You are and will always be an inspiration! I am so happy that you are here. You are such a wonderful friend and I am thankful for you!!!!......Can you hear me shouting to the world?!!!!!! ha..... JAMES IS AWESOME!!!!!!!!! Always, G

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      James A Watkins 

      8 years ago from Chicago

      I am moved and honored that you mentioned me in this Hub. Thank you, my dear. The first time I read something you wrote I was struck by the vivacious wit and utter charm you exude, besides your sheer intelligence. This page is that rare thing I see as writing truly from the heart. And you are a rare and beauteous thing yourself. I am thankful to have you as my friend.

    • GPAGE profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from California are so welcome here! LOVE your spirit! Thanks for dropping by! Best, G

    • GPAGE profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from California

      prasetio! Thank you so much for your lovely words here on my hub! I always appreciate all the lovely things you say to me in your comments. I am so touched by your wonderful and giving heart! Hubpages would not be the same without you! Thank you my dear and lovely friend.....G

    • SentMe profile image


      8 years ago from A galaxy far, far away...

      Amazingly, while reading your Hub, I could hear "Kodachrome" playing in my head! lol Awesome! :D

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      8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks for visiting my last hub. I know you are so busy. But as your "virtual friend" I always wait your new hub. Don't ever thought and made this as a burden in your shoulder, but take it easy. Don't worry GPAGE, there are so many "virtual friend" who always care with you, including me. At least I know that you are still "fine" and "healthy". If you have time I believe you could make such of beautiful and great hub. But this hub is "beautiful" for me. I am glad you come back. My "love" is always for you. Vote up as usual. Take care

      Blessing and hugs,


    • GPAGE profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from California is so lovely to see you here! Thank you so much for your lovely words. I am so happy that you are back and settled after your journey. I am looking forward to reading more of your adventures! Best, G

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      James J Mills 

      8 years ago from Northern California

      G, it was wonderful to see a new hub from you and your words were poignant to say the least. Your writing is always very vibrant and enjoyable and I'm happy to see you back at it again. I have not had as much time to post on hubpages myself, but I have been gathering more fodder at least to write about, and now that I am back in CA again and settled in I hope to have more time for reading and writing, and virtualizing with friends. Best JM

    • GPAGE profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from California

      Pamela...thank you so much for being here. I am so glad you enjoyed this. Means a lot to me. G

    • GPAGE profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from California

      IV! So nice to see you here! It has been a while.....thank you so much for comment, the love and the big hug!! I feel it! Best, G

    • GPAGE profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from California always amaze me. Even the few words you left here mean so much to me.

      Thank you so much...G

    • GPAGE profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from California is always lovely to see you here. Your words and comments mean so much to me. There have been times when your comments have warmed my heart. Just like you did now. Thank you for always being here. G

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      8 years ago from California

      Zsuzsy Bee! Thank you so much for the great big hug! I need it! I always appreciate your words and positive presence here on hubpages! I am so happy to know you! Best, G

    • GPAGE profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from California

      Michael...So nice to see you here! Your personality just shines in your comments and your writing! I love it......I am so glad that you can relate to what I am saying in my writing......always lovely to see you! G

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      GPAGE, Lovely words about virtual friends. I enjoyed your writing very much.

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      Sylvia Van Velzer 

      8 years ago from Hawaii

      I need to write something like this, and you beat me to it! I've been away from writing for many reasons, i am missing the great community here. You always expose your heart GP. My kind of person. Love and hugs!

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      8 years ago from the bridge of sighs

      Hi'a G.Always Been here...Always Will... :)


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      8 years ago

      Beautiful G.

      I was just thinking about the same things the other day. How my virtual friends mean so much to me now, and they are now so much a part of my daily life.

      You are a beautiful person, even though we've met only virtually. But i feel it.

      Last week, when i was feeling a bit low, i came to HP to re read your hub: 'This Too Shall Pass'. I realise that when i'm feeling low, that great hub comes to mind. And then i chill, and really do start to feel better.

      Thank you for another great hub. I am sure that, just as i am, all your virtual friends will feel touched.


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      Zsuzsy Bee 

      8 years ago from Ontario/Canada

      G, what a nice thing to say, as always you have a way of reaching through space and hugging someone. Well thank you and here is a humongous grizzly bear sized bear hug coming back to you.

      regards Zsuzsy

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      Michael Ray King 

      8 years ago from Palm Coast, Florida

      Hey GPAGE! I hear you!! I'm thankful for HubPages "Hubs by your favorite authors" emails. I smiled when I saw your name pop up. I knew I was in for a treat. This Hub went especially well for me. I can identify with everything you wrote and write.


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