Somewhere along the line today, I crossed the 500 mark on this blog. And I noticed my posts have got more personal, like a TV show where the writers begin exploring the characters more. You know, I dislike those TV shows. I wish they would stick to the characteristics that drew me in and left the characters two-dimensional and wooden. For those who have the same tastes as me, I apologize.
But it has been quite a journey this year being a blogger—and to observe how things evolve, including what interests me. I believe my writing about everyday things is my way of balancing an ever-busier life. And, as I have also noticed, blogging beats contributing to some Yahoo! Groups, which I notice have become quieter over the last year. For me, and I am sure for others, blogging has replaced the groups as our outlet to share our opinion, part of an evolution in the democratization of technology where we are now all publishers. Posted by Jack Yan, 12:37
Congrats Jack! You don't look a day over 450.
I haven't even kept count of how many posts I've done. Maybe that's a good idea.
Congratulations on the prolific posting rate. I'm approaching 200 on www.thingsivenoticed.com.
Anyway, I have been meaning to write to you, but due to your blog, (and indirectly due to www.25peeps.com), I was quoted in the November issue of Top Gear New Zealand by a writer who saw my comment on one of your automotive posts. See "A GT By Any Other Name" on page 99. I want to thank you as being quoted in an automotive magazine has always been a small dream of mine.
Take it easy,
Congrats! Jack 500 post - a milestone in blog culture. By the way, I do enjoy the personal bits that you include like your LA film day.
Looking forward to the next 500!
While I'm no where you are in number of posts, I do notice the same trend -- toward more personal posts. It's okay. The whole point is the creation of a huge community and that only happens through identification. If you're real, others can be, too.
Hi Jack, It's been great reading your blog over the year. Your post count is low as you need to add all the comments, some extensive, you left on my blog!
All the best, here's to more in 2007!
PS: The other day saw someone reading Lucire in the café at work - Was cool to think "Hey I know him"!
congratulations o you. and have a great chrissy mate.
thanks for the intersting posts.
catch you in the new year.
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