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About nine days ago, I added a counter on my blog. I know that a lot of people look at my blog, but have never kept track of how many. So Kelly added it for me and I had him start it off at 5,000, knowing that in the past 24 months when my blog began, I've easily had that many lurkers and actual people who make comments. In just nine days, my counter is already up past 6,000, so I guess I was getting some traffic here and there. I feel validated and want to say thank you!

Another new icon you might have noticed is a little printer icon next to the comments place, where you can print out any particular post. It's an HP printer thing, and I also added it to Heidi's recipe blog (with her consent) to be able to print out specific posts. I am in the process of formatting my blog to print it into a book through and it's been so enjoyable to look over the comments (as I'm editing it for line spacing, how much to put on each page, and so forth) reading the little friendly one-liners from so many friends from a couple of years ago up until now. I cherish each and every sentence left behind! I'm eagerly anticipating the final copy, but I have quite a bit more to edit. When I eventually have it printed into a book, I'll be sure to post a picture of it for you to see.

Edited later: The HP printer option got discontinued and now printing is available through Blogger.


i cant wait to see the book. i have been wanting to print my blog out for a long time and haven't gotten around to it, so I'll be excited to see how yours turns out - and i'm sure it will be nothing less of extraordinary!
Heidi said…
I did the blurb thing for my blog. But only for the first year so far. I love how it turned out!
Francie said…
I'm a lurker and I don't have a blog but I wish I did. You are really remarkable Kelly! I love the pool and can't wait to see the pictures when it is done. I'm not surprised that you have that many people looking at your blog...we all love it!

(La Nan's mom)
Kelly said…
Hi Francie! Thanks for checking in again. It's been a while since you commented, so I'm glad you're still around. Hugs! --Kelly
Kellie said…
You're popular! I'd really like to do the book thing as well... such a great way to keep a journal/scrapbook/history and a little more managable than scrapbooking for me.

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