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Tuesday, 26 June 2012

It's My First Blogiversary

In some ways it feels like I have been blogging a lot longer than just a year. Then on the other hand, I can't believe how quickly a year has passed. What a year it has been. I was just recovering from my second surgery in 7 months (after a certain age, parts start to wear out or fall to pieces). The second surgery was a longer recovery time and was the beginning of my realization that change was in the air. I really dreaded going back to my  job at the end of the recovery period. Really dreaded it. Now, a year later, I am "pre-retired" - my word for taking early retirement for the sake of my health. I have had a lot more time to engage in all things genealogical. Blogging, speaking, writing, editing, teaching, traveling, researching and sharing. It has been an amazing journey and a year of profound change. In the best way imaginable.

As for this blog, here are the stats for the first year:

posts: 145
visitors: 5300
countries reached: 17

When the stats are laid out, it looks like a very productive year and provides a sense of accomplishment. I am looking forward to the next year and am so thrilled with the opportunities that it holds for all things genealogy related.

Happy Searching!

4 comments:

  1. That is quite an accomplishment for one year. I don't think I've ever posted 145 times in a year.
    Congratulations -- and I can identify with both the health issues and the "pre-retirement."

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  2. Congratulations and happy blogiversary!

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  3. Happy first Blogiversary!! Congrats and looking forward to many many more years of reading your blog!

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  4. Happy Blogiversary Christine. Isn't it fun to watch our creations grow like that. Job well done.

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