Are you a name dropper?

It annoys me when people think that mentioning important people in a conversation will cause them to appear more important. But did you know that if you drop names on your blog, it actually might get you more hits? One blog I read regularly, Happy Zombie had an article today about getting increased hits on her blog for a previous entry about Mike Rowe. Now, people searching for Debbie Rowe (ala Jackson fame) are landing on her quilt blog!

So it caused me to wonder if it really works. Let’s try it! I’ll start and use some kinda-sorta-famous names of people and places in this blog entry. I know that links help, so I’ll do a quickie search and see if I can toss some links in here somewhere. You do the same on yours, and let’s see what it does, OK? Just blather on. See what happens. Right now my hit counter is at 29,153. I will report back in one week, next Friday, July 17th.

Here goes my attempt:

Jinny Beyer sat and stitched on my Tumbling Blocks quilts in the 1980’s when we taught at a conference together. I treasure that quilt. Speaking of quilting, I attended, taught at and had a quilt hanging in the very first AQS show in Paducah. Gosh, I’m old! Caryl Bryer Fallert’s work was included in my second book. I met Doris Day and Carrie Fisher back in the mid 1970’s at the Minskoff Theater in NYC. My brother was in the men’s room at an airport once with John McCain. John came out of the stall and walked up to someone and immediately shook his hand. Then he left the bathroom… yes, without washing his hands! Gross! I love listening to and watching Lionel Richie sing. Always have. He did a great job at the Michael Jackson Memorial, don’t you think? I went to Interlochen for a few summers in the early to mid 1970’s. Leslie Giammanco was there at the same time I was, and was also in the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta “Patience.” Now, Leslie is on Broadway and working as a vocal coach in NYC. Talented girl, that Leslie! Speaking of famous people, I’d like to see an image of Jesus Christ somewhere unexpected sometime. You know how people see Him on rocks, in trees, in cereal… like that! I think that would be cool! He’s not even close to being in the same category as Jesus, but Michael Moore and my husband Dean Mosey (hey, I think he’s famous!)were in a wedding together years ago.

Ok, I am done blathering. Get the idea? See if it helps your hit counter. If it doesn’t, at least you added one fun blog entry!

Now it’s YOUR turn!

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