another blogiversary

March 13, 2007

in Me

Hard to believe I’m beginning my third year as a blogger, considering how many blogs go extinct. Of course, at times Bootstrap has felt a little moribund (like lately).

Nonetheless, the year in blogging has had some cool highlights for me:

  • Being named as one of the journal Nature’s 50 Popular Science Blogs (Bootstrap was #29).
  • The Annals of Improbable Research blog linking to one of my posts.
  • Asking to be part of the ScienceBlogs stable, even though I declined the invite.
  • Having one of my posts being chosen for the “The Open Laboratory,” the 2006 science blogging anthology.
  • Making “Favored Nation Status” (now called the “Favored Faithful”) over at Somewhere on the Masthead.  Magazine Man is a writer and editor I totally admire, so I was slightly giddy when I saw he felt I was worthy of linkage.

I must have done a few things right over the past year, although I don’t feel like I’ve lived up to expectations recently. I just had dinner with my good friend Bob, who thinks I should write more personal stories.  In honor of all the big changes coming up in his life, maybe I’ll do that!  Just need to carve out a little more time…


{ 7 comments }

Hawkeye March 13, 2007 at 10:22 pm

Ooh ooh, changes. I like changes. Cant wait to hear 'em!

Ch-ch-ch-changes……

I really dont like that song, but I think I have an earworm….

John March 13, 2007 at 11:10 pm

Happy blogiversary, Nuthatch!

Clare March 14, 2007 at 12:20 pm

Blogmom!!! Happy Blogiversary! I'll bake a cake and put on the tea pot. Come on up.

Nuthatch March 14, 2007 at 2:31 pm

Make it chocolate…I'll be right over.

Clare March 14, 2007 at 4:56 pm

How about Chocolate layer cake with mint icing and rasberry filling between the layers?

PSoTD March 16, 2007 at 8:24 am

Congrats! And the accolades are well deserved.

Rurality March 16, 2007 at 11:06 am

I say yes to personal posts at least every now and then. You can't deny what a CLASSIC the earworm saga has become!

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