Thursday, February 25, 2021

Moon on a sunny day, with gulls - and THANKS for reading this blog!

Cleveland, Ohio, last Saturday. As always, click the pic to enlarge.

Today, my blog passed five million page views. While that's chump change in the world of truly high-traffic websites, it's significant to me and I appreciate everyone that clicks in to see what's going on. I launched this iteration of the blog in 2007, and this post is my 2,055th. I've averaged nearly 150 posts a year, so if nothing else, I've been consistent.

There is no shortage of subjects to write about in the natural world, and I could never run dry of material. The only real problem is finding time to toss stuff up. I write this short post at nearly midnight, and most of these blogs are posted in the late hours.

It's been fun, and I hope to keep the blog alive and well for a long time to come. Even though I am not always the most interactive regarding comments, I do appreciate everyone who checks in and reads posts, and makes comments. Thank you!

 

10 comments:

Eric Burkholder said...

Jim, thank you for this blog. I have turned many people on to your blog and they are amazed at your photos and posts. Your photos show parts Ohio that many people didn't know existed. Your posts also inform us about the subjects in your photos. Love your photos of fish, especially the darters in breeding colors. Not going to get those photos anywhere else. Now I make a couple trips a year to Shawnee State Forest to see the Wildflowers and butterflies after reading your posts. Knew nothing about mothing until you showed photos from Mothaploosa. And your photo tips are priceless. Your loyal followers and Ohio are blessed to have your blog. Keep up the good work. Eric

Jim McCormac said...

Thanks for the kind words and nice comment, Eric, I appreciate it!

Vireo said...

Jim,Is there a way to put the moon and gulls both sharp? Bern

Jim McCormac said...

Hi Bernie, probably only by fusing separate images via Photoshop. I was prefocused on the moon and just waited for gulls to pass by. Even though the gulls were very high, there’s obviously a vast distance between the subjects

Lynn said...

My husband and I truly enjoy every post you do no matter the particular subject.
The photos you take are incredible and since we haven't ventured far from home
the past year, we really appreciate them. Sticking to park areas in Knox county for now.
Lynn and Dick

Jim McCormac said...

Thanks Lynn and Dick, I’m glad you enjoy the blog, and thanks for the nice comment!

Unknown said...

Congratulations, Mr McCormac! I have enjoyed your blog tremendously over the years, learning something new with every post. The beautiful images and clever turn of phrase you employ in your writing make every post a joy to read. Looking forward to many more years of enjoying your work. Sincerely,
Ty Ward

Jim McCormac said...

Thanks very much for the nice comment, Ty! I appreciate it and that you read my blog!

Unknown said...

Hi Jim,
Thanks for your blog and more specifically all you have taught me. Know that you do make a difference in many peoples' lives and especially to the natural world.

Peter King

Jim McCormac said...

Thanks Peter, and hope all is well!

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