I have to admit it: The journalist in me has been secretly envious of friends who have been flourishing on the Web — despite the fact they have no publishing experience — when all I have to my name online is a three-year-old solitary home page gathering dust in cyberspace. It’s time to get back behind the keyboard and flex my publishing muscles!

Enter the Gotcher Family Chronicles, our family’s new Web “living room,” where I welcome to you to “sit down” for a quick visit with us and catch up! This is just a beginning, and with two-month-old Elise Gabrielle keeping me off my laptop most of the day, it may be a very slow start. In other words, don’t hold your breath for reams of clever content and up-to-date online photo albums. However, that is my goal — so stay tuned!

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” — Chinese Proverb

Here’s to my “first step” in this new journey!

—Renée Gotcher