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First Year of Blogging

Posted by Avital Pinnick on June 30, 2010

Bulletin Board

June 28 marked the first full year of this blog. I had hoped to mark the day with an interesting post but I was much too preoccupied with problems at work to think about my blog. So here it is, better late than never (and a less interesting posting is better than not writing at all because inspiration hasn’t struck). I took this photo after I got off the minibus this evening. There are several bulletin boards in my neighbourhood and they accumulate a fascinating assortment of layers, bits of papers, pictures, apartments for sale, camp announcements, dress sales, and so on. I never noticed before that the board underneath is wood!

My very first posting called Video 1: How to Make Boiled Kubbeh, a cooking video that I recorded in my office. Yinnon, whose pre-wedding photos were presented in my last blog posting (June 25) starred in that video. Interesting that we’re still the same basic group, me, Masha, and Yinnon, but now in a different room, on a different floor, and with a fourth officemate, Chaim.

Stats for year 1 of this blog:

I write about photography, food, crafts, and Israel, but photography seems to have taken over by a margin, according to my category totals:

  • Photography (106)
  • Israel (68)
  • Crafts (36)
  • Food (33)

I should note that some of these categories overlap, that is, a posting might be tagged with two categories.

And I’ve received 464 comments. Thank-you! I appreciate the comments and links that you’ve left on my blog and I’ve tried to comment as well. I realise that this blog is a bit quirky — not quite a photography blog or a craft blog or a food blog and not quite political enough to be included in lists of Israeli blogs. Hmmm. A bit like me… 🙂

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5 Responses to “First Year of Blogging”

  1. Miriyummy said

    Mazal tov on your first year of blogging! The geek in me loves the stats. I hope I do as well as you when the time comes.

    PS — I think a Doctor Who post is in order….

  2. aswirly said

    Congrats on your blogaversary!! Hooray. I just passed my 1st year too! That periodic table sweater is pretty super cool! Btw, I took your suggestion and made a sauce out of my peppers. It came out great 🙂

  3. A year already… Wow… And you’ve just reminded me that I’ve just passed my first year too… However I’m so lame I completely forgot all about it… lol… Congrats anyways, and double congrats on the stats too… You had almost as many hits in one day than I’ve had in an entire year… Wow… 🙂

  4. pam said

    I completely missed your blogging birthday! But then I have been missing a lot lately!

    I can not believe it has been a whole year already. It doesn’t seem possible.

    Look at all you have given us in that time! I appreciate having had the chance to get to know you a little better and to share in the moments of your life you have so beautifully shared here.

    I am looking forward to year number #2.

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