Four Years

WordPress sent me a notification this morning that I registered this blog on four years ago today. It took me four days to publish my first post.

Since I was just returning from a two-year blogging hiatus after I abruptly ended my previous blog, I wasn’t sure how frequently I would post to my new blog or even how long I would keep it going. Well, I know now that I’ve kept it going four four years!

And over that four years (if you can trust the stats that WordPress compiles), my blog has had:

  • 6,257 posts published
  • 1,446.8 words in those posts
  • 153k visitors

Not too shabby, huh?

So thanks to all of your who have visited my blog, who have chosen to follow my blog, who have liked my posts and commented on them, and for reading my nearly one-and-a-half million words. You have made my four years of blogging here worthwhile.

38 thoughts on “Four Years

  1. Ami May 10, 2021 / 1:09 pm

    Congratulations Fandango! 🙂 Huge milestone!

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  2. Marleen May 10, 2021 / 1:15 pm

    Congratulations are in order!

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  3. Marilyn Armstrong May 10, 2021 / 1:48 pm

    Congratulations. I hope things keep going well for you. We all need your voice, or, at least I need it.

    I think I peaked about three years ago. To be fair, I’m not trying nearly as hard as I did and don’t plan on trying harder. I stopped caring much about stats after I hit a million. Now it’s just “extras.”

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    • Fandango May 10, 2021 / 2:49 pm

      Maybe in another four years I’ll hit a million. My new motto: A million or bust (or death?).


      • Sadje May 10, 2021 / 3:47 pm

        My pleasure! A joyful journey, mostly! BTW, the block editor is not proving to be the pain I thought it would be. Even on my phone, I’m managing well! Touch wood.

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  4. J.E.M. Wildfire May 10, 2021 / 2:59 pm

    Congrats! Glad that whenever you reach a decision point you decide to keep at it.

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  5. Frewin55 May 10, 2021 / 10:02 pm

    I decided, following the A2Z, to switch up from Blogger to WordPress – just in the middle of the process – any tips…?

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    • Fandango May 10, 2021 / 10:19 pm

      Welcome to WordPress. My tip is that you should make it a priority to interact with the blogging community here. You might want to reach out to another blogger who moved from Blogger to WordPress about a year or so ago. His name is Pete and he blogs at I’m sure he’d be happy to share his experience and offer some tips.


      • Frewin55 May 10, 2021 / 10:34 pm

        Thanks for that – interacting is always the lesson for promotion but surely the goal itself…

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  6. Frewin55 May 10, 2021 / 10:04 pm

    And congratulations on your stats – not too shabby indeed!!!

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    • Fandango May 11, 2021 / 1:41 pm

      I appreciate that, Christine.


  7. leigha66 May 17, 2021 / 10:12 am

    Happy Blogiversary! I know you have blogged much longer than four years, and I hope you plan to blog many more!

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