I was shocked to find out that the last update to the Elderblog List had been done more than a year ago, January 2011. It is time consuming to do by hand – most of one day – and I’ll need to figure out an easier way before next time.
However, the treat was that I visited every blog on the list which is way too long these days for me to do often and did some catching up on what you’ve all been doing.
Too bad that some bloggers have disappeared with no explanation. What’s interesting is that the largest number of those had been sitting on the waiting list since I found them. So it is true, I believe, that a lot of people who start blogs do not realize how much dedication it takes to keep them up and soon drop out. That is the reason I wait until new blogs are at least three months old before adding them.
What stands out, however, is how many of us have been blogging for years and years and years – a lot of whom I haven’t “spoken” to in a long time and was so glad to see you’re still there doing terrific things on your blogs.
Five blogs have changed names and are now in their new places in the alphabetical list:
• 1 Woman’s Vu is now Nikki Stern
• Autumn Cottage Diary has been renamed One Mindful Moment
• Fried Okra Productions became Claudia Snowden
• ImagineOmit is Just Ask Judy (again)
• Joe’s Place has become Elmer’s Place
There are a lot of new blogs or, rather, new to the Elderblogger List and for their first appearance, they get a shoutout below. I hope you will visit some of them today and welcome the newcomers.
The entire Elderblog list can be found here and there is always a link to it in the left sidebar. If you find any errors, bad links, etc., let me know in the comments below.
The Accidental Blogger
At The Elder Storytelling Place today, Linda Carmi: I’m a (Senior) Rockette