And not just here (computer issues), but more generally. There did seem to be a
Content appeared to be going mainstream as a commodity, or perhaps it was invisible, facebooked elsewhere.
The point of my intended conversation wasn't to bemoan my lack of readers - content here has always meant to pleases only myself and perhaps a handful of others - but to maintain that microblogging and social networking combined with time constraints have made indie blogs obsolete.
Anne - in Comments at the wonderful Ample Sanity
But then The Presurfer turned 8:
It was great fun to start The Presurfer on September 24, 2000, and I'm still enjoying updating the site every day.
and I like is 6 and still going strong.
Every year I promise myself a bit of a sabbatical, changing tack for a while to talk more about why I do it, what I've learnt, where I think it's going. All a bit more meaty than the seaside and bubble cars. But then I think a lot of you are probably here for the seaside and bubble cars, not to hear my inner thoughts and there's the eternal conundrum.
Meanwhile, the meta musings at things (introductory or between the links) are always interesting
sometimes we think the internet is best simply for lists of things
A while ago, Fed By Birds posted a great link to the scrapbooks of Lewis Carroll, observing that the whimsical collection of items of interest resembled a blog.
I like that analogy. And whenever the blogging ennui strikes, it's good to keep in mind that a blog is allowed to be simply a web log of browsing.
And finding a fab new blog always helps.
(Update: I drafted this on Friday. Kim at LP today marks some local blogiversaries with related thoughts.)