Wednesday 4 April 2012
anyone know any astronauts?
First of all, I reached 2500 page views of my blog. Can you believe it? It seems like only yesterday when I reached a thousand. Now, I have two and a half times that. WOW!
Twenty-five hundred kitties and their peeps have read my blog. It's mind boggling, really. I just can't get over it. Neither can the peep! When I first told her, the news almost knocked her over. No... she hadn't been into the nip. She was just flabbergasted. Well, who wouldn't be? Also, you have to remember that the peeps are always trying to balance precariously on two feet. Silly, if you ask me. Four paws on the ground is much more stable. Don't you think?
You know, I was lookin' at my stats and I realised something. I have had visits from kitties from six of the world's seven continents. That's really neat, I think. No one has visited my blog from Antarctica but that's okay 'cause I don't think a lot of penguins have internet access and those who do... well... they probably live in some aquarium in Florida or someplace like that... not in Antarctica. As for the other continents, I've got friends in all of them. In North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. It just blows my mind. And no... I haven't been into the nip, either. At least not today...
A few hours after logging my 2500th page view, I also picked up my 1000th follower on twitter. I could hardly believe it... a thousand! Good thing I was planted firmly on all four of my paws (unlike the peep) 'cause let me tell you, when I realised what had happened, a blue jay could have blown me over with a feather. For those of you who tweet, I'm known on twitter as @nerissathecat so... if we haven't been tweeting together, drop me a line, okay?
Then - as if all this weren't exciting enough - the other day, my friend Sammy awarded me with my second award. Yup... the ABC Award. I'm still busy working on my post regarding that but I thought it would be okay to let it slip that I had received it. I was so thrilled to read in Sammy's blog that he was giving me an award 'cause it seems so long ago since I won one... but it wasn't all that long ago really, I guess... but you know how these things are. Always nice to get a pat on the shoulder, I think. Thanks, Sammy.
Now, all these things are absolutely, super-duper fantastic however, I still have goals for the future. No, sirree... I'm not a sat who is gonna just sit there and rest on his laurels... whatever laurels are 'cause usually I sit and rest on my bum... but anyway... the point is... I still have goals.
I've got two goals for the near future. The first is that I want ten thousand page views on my blog. Oh yes... that will be a special day when it arrives. It certainly will. There will be extra treats on that day, I am sure.
And my second goal? Well... since I really don't think there's much of a chance of my picking up any readers from Antarctica - one has to be reasonable about these things you know - I think I'd like to make up for my Antarctica losses by picking up a reader or two on the space station. That would be very nice. Yes... very nice, indeed. So, my question is this... do any of you kitties out there know any astronauts? And if you do, could you please ask them to read my blog? And when they're up there orbiting the Earth and reading my blog, if they could manage to leave a comment saying that they're actually on the space station, well, that would be great. Just absolutely, fantastically, wonderfully great. And do you know what? If I get an astronaut reading my blog from the space station... well... the next round of nip will be on me!