Monday, October 17, 2005


boynton turns three today

I don't know which of these images best sums up one's thoughts on blogging
but thank you for sharing part of the journey.

Comments: three

Happy blogiversary.

I'll take the goat for mine.
Posted by Gummo Trotsky at October 17, 2005 05:24 PM

Happy Birthday Dear Boynton, everyone knows it takes 3 years to get a garden or a Vintage going, and that the fourth year is the Masterpiece, so I happily anticipate The Very Special Old Pale Boynton VSOP.
Posted by Brownie at October 17, 2005 06:04 PM

I'll tether the goat here for a week and then send him over to the Tugboat for your celebrations, Gummo.
(not for a ragout ;)
Posted by boynton at October 17, 2005 06:05 PM

Cheers, Brownie!

I will certainly become older and paler ;)
Posted by boynton at October 17, 2005 06:10 PM

LOve your blog. Glad you've kept it up this long. Congrats. Many happy returns...
Posted by Gerry at October 17, 2005 06:19 PM

Quite a hurdle. Happy blogday oh pale one!
Posted by saint at October 17, 2005 06:19 PM

Hey thanks - appreciate that.

btw - just noticed that not only did 'the Age' first publish on this date 151 years ago (see last year's blogiversary edition) but National Geographic issued number one on 17/10 1888.*
*via Grow a Brain

(Think I've become old and pallid in the last year of blogging otherwise I might have whipped up a "National Boyntographic" commemorative edition...
Too late now)
Posted by boynton at October 17, 2005 06:34 PM

Happy B-Day.

Only one girl is applauding. One is eating her fingers and one is kneading a kitten.
Posted by Tony.T at October 17, 2005 09:18 PM


I thought it was a digital camera, but maybe it is a digital kitten.
Maybe she's the third year of blogging - knows the score and can applaud and record at the same time.
Posted by boynton at October 17, 2005 10:11 PM

I suppose a rogan josh is out of the question too :(
Posted by Gummo Trotsky at October 17, 2005 10:52 PM

Good for a Cup Day celebration.
Posted by boynton at October 17, 2005 11:19 PM

Wow! Three! Well done.
Posted by Link at October 17, 2005 11:22 PM!%2050%24%20VALUE!.PNG
Posted by peacay at October 17, 2005 11:47 PM

Well done :)
Posted by Kent at October 18, 2005 12:59 AM

Happy B!
I am applauding this effort. You can't hear anything cos a) you are very far away and b) i've only got one arm.
Posted by Russell Allen at October 18, 2005 02:16 AM

All three seem appropriate, but from my experience I'd have to say the image of pulling the goat is most appropriate.

After four years, I find it amazingly easy to write some days and darn near impossible on others.

Still, it's always fun to watch someone else try to move that goat.
Posted by Loren Webster at October 18, 2005 04:01 AM

May I? "Garlands for Miss Boynton, beggin' y'pardon, mum...":


Posted by Dave at October 18, 2005 12:06 PM

I like this, peacay :

"In the cool of morning
I fry up a slab of SPAM
A dog barks next door"

Alas I don't get the strange email spam anymore,

but I've tried to make that old spam scan:

It’s about your life
And it is more serious
Than A heart attack

you will spite yourself
to not read every word here
You still have a chance

Thnks Link, Kent, armless Russ
and Loren, yes I think the three girls applauding another bloggers' efforts at jumping over the daily hurdle sums up most of my blogging experience.
Still the Goat is part of a Beach Carnival afterall, so that's important.

And thanks ever so much, Mr Ramage.
I like this description
"As the traditional customs generally involved noise, begging or the risk of bad behaviour, many people were happy to see them go. Henry Taunt, however, was among those who wanted to preserve the attractive parts of these festivities and to maintain a link with a more romantic past."

Posted by boynton at October 18, 2005 12:40 PM

This comment was sent least having enough control so as to be safe from slavery by any other species.
Posted by peacay at October 18, 2005 03:51 PM

Congrats Miss B.
Posted by cs at October 18, 2005 04:31 PM

please narrator let us know.
This kindred comment was enhance sent seventeenth century...

thanks cs
Posted by boynton at October 18, 2005 05:15 PM

Belated happy 3, B. Yes, as a Radio Userland client, it's the goat for me too!
Posted by Dick at October 19, 2005 06:21 PM

Thanks, Dick.
Seems like the goat gets the vote...

Despite those days when blogging gets my goat...

(for troll I mean spam from messrs dEXcLatWkB etc ;)
Posted by boynton at October 20, 2005 02:06 PM

Feel it would be foolish to attempt to improve on the immortal words of Martin the Loofah King:- "Three at last! Three at last! Thank God Almighty, she are three at last."

(Sorry, the congratulationalisations are unconscionably belated, however we were in the culpable hands of the Significant Other-in-law as he moved us painlessly across to Internode broad bean.)
Posted by Sedgwick at October 21, 2005 12:28 PM

cheers, Sedge.

Broad bean land beckons, (somewhere near broady?) but I'm still in languid has been land.
Posted by boynton at October 21, 2005 12:48 PM

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