Category Archives: growing your blog

Thank You Everyone

I just wanted to write a quick, but sincere, thank you to everyone who read and responded to my last blog. Honestly, I don’t think anything I have written in the last year has garnered as many responses. Your ideas … Continue reading

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Promoting My Blog

I took a look at my yearly statistics this morning and realized that I was probably going to have fewer views this year than last. Every year up until this one, I have managed to grow my readership in all … Continue reading

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Should Have Been a Perfect Moment

A couple of years ago, a student complained that I had accepted him as a follower on my Instagram account, but hadn’t followed him back. He explained to me (in decent enough English that I was impressed at his debating … Continue reading

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Lots to Talk About

In the bleakest moments, people need to shine their brightest.  I am not sure that things are truly bleak, but they are a far cry from good.  What I can say is that I have not been doing my best … Continue reading

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Responding to a Fellow Blogger

I am following about 270 bloggers.  That seems like a lot, but since I haven’t cleaned it out in a while, I am sure the number of active bloggers is around 30, certainly less than 50.  Most are cyclists, a … Continue reading

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Building Suspense

I was talking to my girlfriend and she asked me if I had written tomorrow’s post yet.  She knows that ideally, I write the post before going to bed and have it publish at 6 in the morning.  Some nights … Continue reading

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Something I Forgot

You’ll have to forgive me.  I wrote the previous post quite late last night and forgot to ask the question that prompted me to ramble like that.  When I sat down to write the blog, I was really wondering if … Continue reading

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Ramblings

I have a few rambling thoughts before I go to bed.  None of them are Today’s Perfect Moment–so if that is what you came for, you could stop reading now, but I sincerely hope that you don’t. On Blogging I … Continue reading

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Cold and Windy

Even though I woke up to a snow covered driveway again, I was determined to get outside today.  Even though it was colder than the first day I rode, I was determined to get on my bike and ride.  Even … Continue reading

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Colombia Wrap Up

So, my vacation to Colombia is over and I feel the need to recap, or sum up, or write something to put it all in perspective.  I am home and already looking forward to my next vacation. Positives (general) The … Continue reading

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