One Year Anniversary Of The Bellbottom Blog
That’s right. One year. Actually, Jan. 6 was the anniversary date but in keeping with the laid back, bellbottom approach, we are celebrating today.
A year ago I had just gotten to 100 followers on Twitter and decided to finally make an attempt at writing a blog.
Ken and Lisa helped with a name.
We were off and running.
According to WordPress, we have had about 1900 views in the last year. Not bad considering I don’t promote this blog very much. Maybe 3 mentions on Twitter each time I write something.
I have been pleasantly surprised to have gone a whole year without any negative comments. Not ONE. Even when I wrote about politics.
In the last year, I have written 76 posts. I took off the last part of the year while my wife was home recovering from shoulder surgery with the exception of a few posts. It was a nice opportunity to spend time together. (Except for the whole surgery and therapy part)
I wrote about family, Scooter Store, childhood memories, music, and , yes, bellbottoms.
I tried to have a regular Friday Potpourri post which met with mixed success.
I wrote a serialized story about my wife and I and our first year of being together. Of all the stuff I have written, that is the one I am happiest about.
So….what does the future bring, you ask? I think there will be more regular posts this year. I do have to decide how to promote this space a little better. I treasure everyone of you who have commented or helped spread the word on Twitter. I really do.
I think it is time for me to make a little more effort. Maybe add pics or videos or links. That is a BIG maybe. Technology is not my friend.
In any event, I hope it is interesting enough to earn your continued support.
Thanks for the last year and as we go forward,
Happy happy anniversary, John!
I am more than happy to show you how to do all the fancy photos and links and you-tubing. DM me for details. Or email me – email’s at the bottom of my blog. Seriously, I can talk you through it easy as pie.
Dammit, why don’t I have any pie in this house?
I might take you up on that. But first, I gotta find some pie. Seriously, thanks for the support.
John I like your “sitting on the front porch” style. Always entertaining, thought provoking. It’s comfortable here on your porch…if only you’d offer lemonaid, we’d be set!
Refreshments will be considered. Thanks for always being there. It means a lot.
I’m sorry I haven’t been around here more than I have, I’ve read your posts by email, which is a BAD THING as it robs you of visitors in your stats. Promise to do better next 12 months.
No apology necessary. Happy to know you are reading. Thanks.