|Blog readership, at year's end, not recording 2009, 2010
"Lesson--the pandemic has been an impetus for my blog and my painting--and thus my survival."--Retrospective realization as I look back over, and evaluate, the year in my pandemic journal for today.
That's a turn around from last year, with its lowest point of 112 posts. In retrospect the revival is largely due to the pandemic that has enabled, inspired, driven me to paint and write more.
It began as a journalist/professor's blog in May 2009 with no idea how long it would live, and gradually changed through the years kept alive as I taught blogging at UCO.But as its changed with art, art has also helped rescue it. This December's postings, including this one, helped it tie 2009's December as an all-time monthly high.
Traffic, posting facts--