It's interesting that all three of my blogs (why oh why do I have three blogs?) have all reached - or are reaching - milestones around the same time.
Cardboard Zoo recently reached its 200th post, and only a couple of the posts don't fit the main priority of the blog. so over 200 cards have been served! That leaves only about 40,000 more cards to go. I should have plenty of posts to make for at least a few more months...
Chaos and Kanji - my newest blog which shows my explorations through Japan - is about to hit post 100. The blog has existed for less than a year, and while I'm a bit behind on my original plans for posting, there was a point this year I wasn't sure I'd even reach 50. I'm so far behind that I am still posting about my trip from early May.
But this is the blog that started it all. I never thought I would have 100 followers, 700 posts, and over 60,000 page views less than two years later. For some bloggers, this is chump change, but after moving to the other side of the world, spending months at a time away from the keyboard, and changing the focus of most of my posts from MLB superstars and awesome finds to Japanese players nobody's heard of, I still have an audience.
I really appreciate all of you for reading. While I write for my enjoyment, it's those page views that tell me that I'm doing something at least somewhat meaningful. That's always been my dream - to create something that people find useful or entertaining.
After 700 posts, I'm not out of ideas. However, living here in Japan means I have to either rip images from the net to review MLB products or find inspiration in a world full of foreign cards. Since I've been accumulating cards, I have some fun plans to do more than just show-and-tell from the local card shops. I have lots of scans (that need sorting and tagging) that can give you a deeper look into my collection and I keep finding all kinds of great cards. In fact, I have a great stack from last weekend to scan and show you as well!
With 700 posts, I have to do something special, so here are seven pitchers I really like.
So that ends a random look at seven of my favorite players to take the mound. Thank you again for visiting my corner of the blogosphere!