I didn't want to screw something up and let someone know who I was.
I didn't want to say something that would be construed as "dumb".
I didn't think I would have anything to add to the conversation.
and on and on.
But here's the thing. As a blogger now, I have to say that I appreciate EVERY comment. Truly. I really appreciate people taking a minute to let me know they're there…weather it's just to say hi or to give sage advice or funny snarky comments. I do appreciate them all.
SO for those who don't know what to say here are some options…