Sunday, 20 April 2014

Recalling All My Firsts, All Inspirations...

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Recalling All Firsts.
Treasured Memories.
First Birthday.


Guess Whose Birthday It Is, Today?

My Blog's!

My Humble Abode, Dear Readers...

Has Turned ONE!


153 Posts.
18 Followers Via Google Friend Connect.
260 Bloggers In Network Via IndiBlogger.
33 IndiStars.
2 Co-Blogger Awards (Liebster & Versatile Blogger).
5 Wins At IndiBlogger (3 Contests, DID IndiMeet Experience & #ChennaiExpressAndYou).
An IndiHero Badge.
A Dedicated 'Awards And Accolades' Page.
A Dedicated 'About Me' Page.


I would like to take this opportunity to recall all of my blog's first milestones...

From 20.4.2013 To 20.4.2014.


20.4.2013 - First Post - Stir Your Souls.

16.5.2013 - First Personal Photograph In A Blog Post And First Win As A Blogger - Freeze Frame The Happiness.

19.5.2013 - A First Hand Experience On The Blog - Have We Lost The Direction?

19.5.2013 - The First & Only Post To Have Crossed 1000 Pageviews - 1272 To Be Precise - Size Does Matter, But Of An EGO?

12.6.2013 - First IndiMeet Experience - HPInkAdvantage And We.

May 2013 - First IndiRank - 72.

Current IndiRank - 82.

29.6.2013 - First Attempt And Selection For BlogAdda's WOW! And An Attempt At Poetry - On A Rainy Day.

30.6.2013 - First Post By Dearest Daughter - 50th Post - An Ode To Delhi University.

07.09.2013 - First IndiStar - The Memoir To My Entrepreneur Nieces.

16.10.2013 - 100th Post - What A Coincidence.

30.10.2013 - First Liebster Award - Lights, Camera, LIEBSTER!

06.10.2013 - First & Only Coverage Of A Celebrity On The Blog - Mr. Amitabh Bachchan - AB Senior, LIVE & Exclusive.

15.12.2013 - First Attempt At Fiction - The Mysterious Look.

25.12.2013 - First Blog Review - Narrating An Unresting Vethal's Tale.
My Blog's Review By Ekta At Numero Unity - Stir Your Souls, Says Poonam Khanduja.

07.02.2014 - First Post As A Guest Author To Project 365 - Do You Care To Transform With Health Care Reforms?

17.02.2014 - First & Only Movie Review On The Blog - The Goons Of Calcutta - GUNDAY.

26.02.2014 - First & Only Post To Have Touched A Century Hearts On IndiB - Until Then, It's Happily Ever After.

09.04.2014 - 150th Post - The Mysterious Look, Not A Mystery Anymore.

10.04.2014 - First Attempt At Humor - An Olfactory Oopsy Daisy.


A Big, Big Thanks To All My Readers. :)
And To Blog Platforms Of The Likes Of IndiBlogger & BlogAdda. :)


Why I Blog, You Ask?
This Is My Answer. :)

For All Creative Exuberance, This Blog Has Brought Out From Me.
For All Appreciations I've Received.
For A Brilliant Bloggers' Circle I'm A Part Of.
For All Such Opportunities I've Come Across.
For All Such Support I've Received.

For All Those, Who Inspired Me To Blog.
For All Those, Who Keep Me Going.
I Will Continue To Blog! :)


This post has been written as a part of the IndiSpire initiative launched by IndiBlogger.
The IndiSpiring thought was #BlogInspiration...


  1. Nice to read all firsts :) Congratulations on completion of one year of blogging. Wishing you many more years of happy blogging :)

  2. Great milestones. Keep going.

  3. you really have done well keep it up.

  4. Happy wala budday, Stir Your Souls and well deserved. Many More to come N keep rocking:)

  5. What a list....
    A good journey i must say your blog has had..!!!

  6. Happy birthday to your blog :-)..keep writing...wish you many more birthdays and bigger celebration :-)

    1. Thank You, Maniparna!
      Keep Visiting. :)

  7. Happy Birthday, Poonam! What a wonderful first year you've had and may God bless you with even more. Keep blogging! :)

    PS: You forgot to mention your lovely post from 'One picture from my photo album' contest win? ;)

    1. Thanks for the wishes, and the prayer for the future, too.
      Keep Visiting. :)

      PS: I haven't forgotten that pic from My First Contest Win.
      Check 16.5.2013 - 'First Personal Photograph In A Blog Post And First Win As A Blogger - Freeze Frame The Happiness.' :)

  8. Congrats Poonam! Keep going..

  9. Wow, you should be a statistician too... what a lot of facts and figures you're loaded with. Admirable!

    Arvind Passey

    1. Thanks for the admiration, Arvind.
      Keep Visiting. :)

  10. Congratulations! Here's to the many more birthdays and accolades to come your way. :-)

  11. Replies
    1. Thanks for the B'Day wish, Ananya!
      Keep Visiting. :)

  12. Well done and keep it up and keep the passion alive always

    S for Safe-Random Thoughts Naba

  13. A nice round up :) Congrats on turning one! To many more years of blogging and being good at it... Cheers!

  14. Thanks Sanjay!
    Keep Visiting. :)

  15. So lovely Poonam! Impressive list :) Kudos! May you have many more achievements to add :)


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