I reached my 11 year Blogging Milestone at the beginning of November. Though that is a long time compared to the longevity of many blogs, my output has been only 1000 posts. Many bloggers I know consistently deliver an interesting post a day! If I had been able to do that, I would have authored … Continue reading 11th Anniversary of Blogging
I started blogging Ten Years ago because I was feeling Invisible. I thought that blogging would give me an opportunity to express my thoughts about what it was like to be a woman who is older than all of her kitchen appliances, older than the house she lives in, but not as old as the … Continue reading 10th Anniversary – Fueled by Chocolate
Nine years ago (the aforementioned 3287 days) I published my first blog post: Did you Get the H1N1 Flu Shot in 2009. It was not highly successful and has been viewed a grand total of 13 times. At the other end of the scale, Tricky Questions - Thinking Outside the Box has been quite popular … Continue reading 9th Blogging Anniversary – What Were You Doing 3287 Days Ago?
It is my 8th Anniversary of Blogging. Is that long enough to say blogging isn't a temporary pastime for me? My blog posts, on the other hand, are only of temporary interest to the blogging world! Other temporary things in my life: laundry - if I ever get 'caught up', it will only be for … Continue reading 8th Anniversary of Blogging, Laundry and Hair Cuts
November marked my 7th Anniversary of blogging. Celebrating this milestone by writing this post turned out to be very hard. I'm mesmerized by the American election, and can't seem to move on until I've digested what happened! I'm not an American, but I have strong ties to both my American friends and a community in … Continue reading 7th Anniversay – The Political Temper Tantrum
This is my 500th post - the number 5 pops up in other areas too.
My 400th blog post - a satirical look at Entitlement. Notable Quotable: "You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves. - Abraham Lincoln -
WordPress.com wished me a Happy New Year by sending me a computer generated summary of my blogging year. Notable Quotable: An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves. - Bill Vaughn -
My 300th Post - Slow but steady progress. Notable Quotable: Direction is more important than speed. We are so busy looking at our speedometers that we forget the milestone. - Author Unknown -
Comments My post last week, Comments Etiquette - All or Some?, generated more comments than any other post I have written. The majority consensus was that it is just plain polite to reply to every comment on your blog. But it was acknowledged that very popular blogs might generate more comments than it is possible … Continue reading 2nd Anniversary of Blogging – Comments, Halloween