Thursday, December 9, 2010

One Year Ago Today

I started this blog.
This is my 343rd post. Some have been good, some lame, some pointless. All-in-all I'm happy with my rookie season.
I have learned much.
First, it takes a lot of time each day to blog.
Second, blogging about sports, with a focus on sports cards is fun as hell.
Third, I can do this. I'm not a professional writer by any means. I surely won't win a Gummie for my innovative posts. But, I can come up with interesting topics and write about them.
Fourth, I can use my scanner in conjunction with Picasa much more effectively now.
Fifth, I use the blog roll on my blog as a way to learn about the hobby. There are so many awesome bloggers out there now. Some guys crack me up, some guys show off magnificent cards I can only dream of owning, some guys keep me informed on the latest hobby news, some expose cheaters/scammers. We all have our niches, and they're all valuable.
Thanks to everyone that has visited my little blog over the past year. I wouldn't do this if not for the readers.
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It's official...
I'm going to try and build the 2009 SP Authentic Sign of the Times Auto set. The on-card auto's are great. The backs of the cards have a black and white head shot. 33 cards is not to crazy for a mostly baseball card guy.
If you've got any of these, let me know, we can work out a deal.
Oh yeah! Blogging is a good way to work trades.

11 comments:

  1. Congrats on the first of what I hope is many years of blogging!

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  2. Congrats as well! And good luck with the new set!

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  3. Fun as hell. I like that. Congrats.

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  4. Congrats! I agree with #2 it is fun to blog about cards. It can also be a bit overwhelming when you have a ton of cards to scan that you want to talk about. I find deciding on what to talk about one of the biggest questions. Every so often I'll come across a card in my collection or a specific set and think to myself "I really should blog about that and mention this and that. So I have a list of stuff I'll eventually get to.

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  5. My one year is coming up as well... although not nearly as many posts as you have. Keep up the great work!

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  6. Congratulations on your 1 year anniversary... and best of luck on building a sweet on-card autograph set.

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  7. Congrats and here's to many more years!

    Check my blog tomorrow AM for our recent trade ;)

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  8. Very late to the party.

    Congratulations!

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