Ooh, ah. My first blog for WordPress. I’m actually giddy with it. Since it’s a first, my brain immediately switches to firsts that led to this one. Never fear, though. You will not be inundated by my attempts at age 7 to write about planets, for which Pluto no longer qualifies, or my angst-ridden teen poetry or even my first produced play at 16. In fact, this initial post won’t be about writing. Instead, let’s make this an intro into firsts that shaped me on a seismic level.