I'm One!

My blog turns one today. I admit to some surprise at writing this post as I started the blog just as a way to advocate my own ideas on the city and push back against the seemingly overwhelming tide of  bad ideas, bad policies and bad analysis with which we’re plagued. (Interestingly I’ve learned that bad ideas, bad policies and bad analysis are not  uniquely an Amsterdam phenomenon but a global one as well if you look at the economic crisis as just one example. )
I was never sure that this blog would capture an audience as it just sits on the Web with no marketing, no advertising, no promotion . In fact, I never even mentioned it to my friends as I was a bit curious if the blog would evolve organically and survive or if it would just shrivel and die a natural death. Yet somehow more and more people –looking at my blog traffic– seem to be visiting and joining the fray day-by-day.
Thanks for stopping by.

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3 Responses

  1. wildthane says:

    You’re a flippin’ inspiration! Thank you so much for bringing thoughtful, well-researched discourse to this little part of the world. Congratulations, and many more anniversi’days. A.

  2. Peg says:

    Read you everyday….it’s been a bit sluggish of late but then you are getting older! Love the blog and hope to celebrate your second bithday also!

  3. Bethany says:

    Happy Birthday to your Blog! I really enjoy your thoughtful commentary.

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