We’ve been celebrating at the Let’s Blog Off headquarters all week. It’s our one-year anniversary this week and we’ve pulled out all the stops. The lobby’s heavy with bunting and the flower arrangements are crowding out the receptionists at the front desk.
In a year’s time we’ve had nearly 100 bloggers participate and we’ve had many hundreds of thousands of page views. It’s been pretty exciting to have so many people embrace this idea a couple of us had a year ago.
In a board meeting the other night, we started talking about futures and in a brainstorming exercise, we started imagining where Let’s Blog Off will be in 20 years. That lead us to the topic for this week.
In light of the nonsense that’s rocking the world politically and economically, every one of us knows that this’ll pass too. So while it’s important to remain engaged in the present, it never hurts to look forward a bit. So we’re asking you, what do you suppose your life will look like in 20 years?
20 years is nothing after all. If you remember; 20 years ago the Soviet Union dissolved itself, the US launched a war in Iraq, The World Wide Web came into being, Haiti elected its first president, the Rodney King tapes surfaced, The Dow broke the 3,000 mark for the first time, Bill Clinton announced his run for the presidency, Anita Hill testified at the confirmation hearings of Clarence Thomas, Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV, South Africa ended Apartheid, Freddie Mercury died and Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” ruled the airwaves. If all of that could happen 20 years ago, what do the next 20 promise?
We’re planning to stay upbeat, despite the headlines but you’re free to interpret that any way you’d like. So what do you think? What’s your life going to look like in 20 years?
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