Monday, January 12, 2015

Four Years of Blogging

My four year blogging anniversary came and went, and I didn't even notice until I was looking for something else in my Morning Pages book from a year ago and sptted a list of blog posts I was planning to write, among them reflections on what was then three years of blogging. I can only conclude that blogging has become so much part of my life that I'm not counting the time anymore. That's a good thing, right?

I really have no new insights to add to my post from last year's blogging anniversary, Reflections on Three Years of Blogging. All those still hold true. This past year there was no Blogathon, so my number of posts is down, but that's okay. My rhythm is still about two posts on average, and I steered clear of any blog challenges, but rather focused on developing my own voice.

In celebration of four years of blogging, I'm happy to present you with a new banner. My files tell me that I haven't updated my banner since the spring of 2013 - obviously I was happy with the old one for a long time. But my photography has evolved, and it's time to freshen up the look. So, here you go. Let me know what you think.

Most importantly, though, I want to thank all those who leave comments on my blog, especially those faithful readers who comment frequently. Thank you, thank you, thank you! My conclusion from last year still holds true: I receive comments, therefore I am as a blogger.


16 comments:

  1. I love the new banner, Annette.

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  2. Happy blogiversary -- love the new banner!

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  3. Congratulations. I know I have a lot of catching up to do on your blog, but I shifted focus to my MFA. However, I recently realized I missed the blogging world and will be back to reading yours and writing mine, even though my thesis isn't done yet. Can't wait to see how you challenge us this year.

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    1. Julie, so happy to have you pop up! I'm glad you're diving back into the blogging world, but I do want you to get your thesis done first!

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  4. Love the new banner, Annette! Congrats on four years. Wow!

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  5. Where did that last year go? I, too, really like your new banner including Hemingway's cradle.

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    1. Barbara, the years are short, aren't they? Thanks for being such a faithful reader!

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  6. Congrats!! I love your new banner - the colors are so warm and cozy. I also got a copy of Bella Grace with your photo essay - beautiful.

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    1. Thanks, Steph, although I have to say right now that part of the Hemingway House attic is freezing.

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  7. Four years is an amazing accomplishment - congratulations! I love the new banner as well. Also echo Stephanie's comment above - your Bella Grace photo essay is gorgeous. You have lots to be proud of these days!!

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    1. Diane, thanks for the cheering on and for being a steadfast reader. I appreciate it.

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