Sunday, July 27, 2014

Happy 5th Blogoversary to Me!

This photo is from our wedding anniversary dessert at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, Canada 

I started this blog on July 27, 2009 with a story about my brickwall Hawaiian cousins.  At first I was writing genealogy stories only for my family, but I slowly gained readers over the first year.  Since then I have written almost 1650 posts, and have been read more than 850,000 times.  Last November "Nutfield Genealogy" had 38,517 page views in one month, according to the statistics on my Blogger page, an all time high for me.

This is a big THANK YOU to all my blog readers and blog followers.  Thanks for all your wonderful comments and collaborations.  THANK YOU also to all my guest bloggers, most of whom have gone on to start their own wonderful genealogy blogs.

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  1. Congratulations Heather! Looking forward to many more great stories from Nutfield . . .

  2. Happy Blogiversary and many more! I always enjoy following along on your genealogy adventures. So many ancestors, so little time...

  3. Wow, Heather: 38,517 page views in one month? Impressive.

    And the Empress Hotel? I'm so jealous! ;)

    Congratulations on five years! Best wishes for many more.

    1. Well, Jacqui, that was a record. I've come close but not close enough since that month!

  4. Oh, yes, Happy Anniversary. My fifth is coming up in a few days -- and I always thought you'd been blogging much longer than me, Heather. Here's to many more years!

  5. Congratulations, distant cousin! I'm hoping to reach the one year blogiversary for my blog in a couple of weeks, but I can't begin to envision writing for five years. I'm always disappointed when a day goes by without one of your posts, so keep on writing, and hunting, and sharing, please!

  6. One of my favorites to read - you cover a wide variety of topics and we share quite a few ancestors. Happy blogoversary!

  7. Happy blogoversary to one of my favorite bloggers! We have discovered a number of cousin connections and have a lot of colonial places in common.