Milestones

79-news Post 79 – Announcing My Blog to the Public (12/31/2010) - Many, many years ago I started a small town newsletter.  It was printed on 8.5 by 11 sheets of paper, and was run off on a hand cranked Gestetner mimeograph machine. A group of faithful friends would gather after the sheets were printed – to collate and staple – we called it “Bend, Fold, Staple and […]
100-coatofarms Post 100 – My Coat of Arms (2/2/2011) - For my 100th Post, I’m going to talk Canadian. Yes, I am a Canadian, so if you sometimes wonder why I write what I do, you can attribute it to living in the land of Ogopogo, Timbits, Maple Syrup, Hockey, Canadian Tire, Poutine, Jumper Cables, Chinooks, Tuques, Toboggans and a host of other things that […]
2nd Anniversary Nov 2, 2011 Post 200 – I Should Have Bought a Cake (7/20/2011) - Post 200 - 91 weeks of blogging and not a single piece of cake to celebrate. Notable quotable: I believe the term “blog” means more than an online journal. I believe a blog is a conversation. People go to blogs to read AND write, not just consume.Michael Arrington
300 Posts, 3rd Anniversary Post 300 – Slow But Steady (3/14/2012) - 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 -
503 WordPress W My First Ever ‘WordPress In Review’ Report (12/31/2012) - 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 -
4th Anniversary Nov 2, 2013 Post 400 – Why I Think I am Entitled (5/14/2013) - 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 -
black and white filter, drawing Post 500 – 5.5 Years and 5 Petal Flowers (6/10/2015) - This is my 500th post - the number 5 pops up in other areas too.
556-free-society The Political Temper Tantrum (12/10/2016) - November marked my 7th Anniversary of blogging. This is my 556th post. It has turned out to be one of the hardest posts I’ve ever written. 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 […]