Several months ago I was invited by Bill Thompson to be one of the the Official Bloggers of the Midwest Birding Symposium.
I declined the offer. As full time travelers we are away from our families all winter and spring~Summer and Fall is when Jeff and I like to spend time with our them.
Time went by and more and more bloggers were talking about going to the MBS ..I started to have second thoughts and asked fellow blogger Kathie if she wanted to drive to the symposium with me. Kathie declined as her son and family would be visiting at the time.
I am not one to fly unless really necessary~and didn’t want to make the long journey on my own.
I was bummed that I wasn’t going, especially when Ann Oliver was posting all the tempting tidbits about what would be happening at the Symposium.
Facebook, Twitter and Blogger friends that were going started to buzz about the event. I was extremely excited for them all..and a bit sad that I would be missing all the fun. I knew that I could follow what they were up to via facebook and twitter. I would know what birds were being seen and what fun everyone was having.
This morning via Twitter Robert Mortensen~of Birding is Fun blog posted a link
Kudos to whoever thought of this terrific idea.
This is a first for me~I haven't seen this done at other birding events…have you?
If you want to see what is going on at the symposium click on the link above.
They have streams from Flickr, Twitter, Facebook and
I stole this photo from Susan Kailholz-Williams facebook page. Thanks Susan :)
Bloggers at work at the Den of Blogniquity
Here is a list of some of the bloggers at the Symposium
Clink on their links to see what they are blogging about..
Or just go to the MBS Network website…where you will be..
I know I will be checking up on them all!