Q: How have your lives changed from getting to interact with people who you would never have gotten to interact with if you hadn’t done your blog?

Kottke: I pretty much met everyone I currently know through my website. I’m…um, shy. Interacting online and with the blog and email, I can thrive there and communicate. For me it changed my life.

Vit: It was also completely life-changing. Three or five years ago, if I’d have had to be up here I would have [redacted] in my pants. But now I feel fine. I met Michael.