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A Word of Thanks

Wanted to take a minute and thank you, the readers, of this blog. A little over a year ago I started tracking the # of people who visited the site and, in the first month of tracking, it received about 288 visits. This year, over that same period of time, we've had over 4300! My hope for the next year is to build on that momentum and make even more people aware of it. The conversations that have started in the various posts has been great and will become even better as more people contribute.

Anyway, thanks again and please spread the word!

Jim

Comments

Jeff said…
Thank you for your efforts with this blog. It a great place to keep up with what's going on in Phoenixville.
Anonymous said…
You are welcome, Jim. But really...the thanks goes to you. I check my RSS feeds every morning to see what's going on in town. Working at home and raising 2 kids makes me feel isolated at times. Thanks to this blog, I feel a bit more connected.
BTW, you know of any easter egg hunts going on this weekend?!
-Marianne
JW said…
Marianne, I just added a post regarding the Calvalry Bible Church's Community Easter Egg Hunt.

Thanks for reading!
Anonymous said…
Great website and love the blog. Thanks for keeping us updated on what's going on in Phoenixville!

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