I was beating myself up the other day (a part-time hobby of mine... okay, okay...a FULL-TIME hobby), because I was blogging my brains out, and oddly enough hadn't picked up any recent subscribers. They don't like what I'm writing.... they don't like me.... sniff, sniff.
In fact the "those who truly appreciate Alan's frantic ramblings and need their regular fix" (aka subscribers) were staying away from "from a Sow's Ear" in droves.
So I wrote a couple of "subscribe to me" posts... trying to draft some of the standers-by.... accomplishing an entire TWO new subscribers. I finally gave up and said to myself (during one of those "beat up" sessions)... "screw-em... it's their loss... if they don't wanna subscribe... I'll just go forward without 'em... (can you hear one of my mother's "scripts" from when I was a pre-teen in that?).
So I put it behind me (meaning, I stopped checking my subscriber role daily ... or hourly)...a couple of weeks ago.
Lo and behold, I hadn't checked it in the last coupla weeks... and when I checked it this morning... I had picked up a whopping 12 new subscribers!! That's a huge leap (for me, anyway.... for the ubiquitous Mr. Crouch it may be an hour's worth... but for me, that normally takes about 6 months)..
So, for those of you who are recent subscribers, welcome aboard the Soul Train (soul train?? yeah, soul train!!), and thanks for subscribing. I'll try to keep you edutained!! and Thank You!