Monday, January 24, 2011

Bloggiesta - The Finish Line

The Finish line! I made it, but just barely. Somehow I was out of steam when Sunday morning came along. I still got a bit done, but I had lost my Bloggiesta mojo.

Yesterday, I added about 40 old reviews to my review pages. This took a surprisingly long time. I was doing one at a time and checking the links before moving on to the next. I guess I could have done a bunch at a time, but I tried that once and missed a HTML tag. It was hell to find. One at a time might take longer but it was sure better for my sanity. I also fixed some formatting and tags on the old reviews as I was accessing them. I didn't visit very many blogs, but I did find a few wonderful ones to follow. All in all, I spent about 4 sporadic hours on blogging before calling it quits.

Total time spent this weekend: about 14 hours.

I have a number of outstanding tasks that I didn't get to. I'll try to work on these in the next few weeks/months. If not, there's always the next Bloggiesta in June! I also have started a list of other tasks to take a look at that other bloggers had on their to-do lists. I'll be taking a closer look at these and deciding how/when to tackle them.

Thanks once again to Natasha at Maw Books for hosting this event, guiding us through the process, and tweeting her butt off. I don't know how you do it.

For my readers who were not participating in Bloggiesta, thanks for your patience. I should have regular content (i.e. reviews) posted sometime today or tomorrow.


  1. Well done, Daisy! All those reviews doesn't sound a fun job, but you must be happy it's finally done.

    I also have several things still on my list undone, but if I don't manage to tackle them soon, there's always the next Bloggiesta.

  2. Great job! I know how tedious the whole process of posting reviews, etc., can be.

    Here's my post:

    (click my name)

  3. I am impressed both with your hard work and your documentation of it ... one is hard enough : )

  4. You got a lot accomplished! Congrats!

    Here is my Bloggiesta-Wrap Up post!


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