I started this blog way back in 2007 when Michael and I spent 2 months living in Oxford England. Before I left, a bunch of people asked me to email them and tell them about the trip. I decided that I didn’t want to spend my entire trip on email, so I wrote a blog instead. That way, if someone wanted to read about it, they could, and if they didn’t……
I used the blog for several other trips and then decided to turn it into a “Quilting and Other Stuff” blog in December of 2008.
I posted sporadically for the next 12 years!!
Now, cast your mind back to 2020 and all of that extra time we needed to fill!!
On July 27, 2020 I pledged to write and post a blog entry every single day for 30 days, starting with this one…..
Those 30 days went by quickly, so I decided to do another 30 days.
Before I knew it, I had posted 250 days in a row…..
….then 500 days
….and today marks the 1,000th day!!!
And, I recently passed 1,000 in subscribers too!!
For the most part, it has been a fun ride and I am looking forward to continuing.
HOWEVER, I am going to give myself grace to miss a post here or there, so if you wait for the email notification and it doesn’t come, don’t worry I am still here!!!
So, please celebrate with me today!!!
14 thoughts on “1000 is Something to Celebrate!!”
Congratulations! I’ve been following on Facebook but will sign up for email so I don’t miss any.
Thanks Annette….that means a lot to me!!!
Thank you for doing your blog. As a newbie I’m eager to learn and appreciate all the inspiration you provide.
I am so glad that it is helping you Valerie. Please reach out if I can help further!!
My hats off to you, that is absolutely Herculean. I did one month of daily posts years ago for NaNoPoMo or some such and it about did me in. Your posts are a rich gift to readers, and you always have a fresh take every single day. Kudos.
Thanks so much. For the most part, I have enjoyed it!!!
Congratulations on your commitment and the growth of the impact of your blog! Yes, you get to take a day off once in a while! Love you.
Thanks Andrea!! I haven’t forgotten our Zoom meeting….still trying to get caught up!!!
I have followed you every day since you spoke at our guild in Portland Oregon, via zoom. I enjoy your blog SO MUCH. Congratulations!
I’m not sure my comment was posted so I’m sending another one. I’ve followed you every day since you zoom-spoke at our guild in Portland, Oregon. I especially love your travel inspirations because I’ve traveled a lot and always see new ideas too. Keep up the great work and congratulations!!
Thanks Nancy. I have been following MPG on Instagram and love seeing all of your work.
Thank you for sharing your quilting journeys with us. Like Nancy, I have followed you since you spoke at our guild. You are delightful, encouraging and honest. Here’s to 1000 more.
Thanks Christie…..How was your show??
Great. We had 85-90% of people who attended were non-quilters. Having it in the local library and free to the public allows for chance to plant a seed in the minds of the next generation of quilters.