According to Blogger this is my 100th post. This blog is over a year old so it actually does not average to much. I am not sure how many people have read this blog. I do not have a site counter. But, on the basis of the comments my regular readership appears to be pretty low. On the other hand I have not had to go purge my comments of Scottish trolls and their libelous confederates recently either and that is a very good thing.
In the past 100 posts this blog has dealt extensively with academia, writing, Russian-Germans, Stalinist deportations and life in Arivaca. In the future it will probably have more posts on Central Asia, diasporas (especially German ones) and the American South West. There will also be a conscious effort also to reduce the number of complaining posts. Plenty of other blogs specialize in whining and I am beginning to find it very unattractive. That probably means fewer posts on academia since there is not much positive to say about it from my perspective. Indeed there is not much about it I really understand. It will also probably mean not too many comments about other blogs as well for the same reasons. On the other hand if you want to know about my quiet little life and strange historical interests there will be lots of posts.