April views were the best I’ve had since June, 2017.
April visitors were the best since January, 2017.
March was nearly as good.
That followed an eight-month slump that seemed to strongly coincide with Google changing its search engine parameters last June/July (many websites across the board have cited similar declines).
I’m still not quite back to the standard I established in the first six months of last year…and, of course, my numbers remain quite small.
But they mean a lot to me and I’m grateful to all who visit, view, read and comment. I’ve been very fortunate in thus far attracting a uniformly high class of people: all debates (including those conducted via email) have been civil; all comments have been pertinent; all suggestions intelligent and, I assure you, duly considered, even if I haven’t been able to enact certain changes (time and my lack of tech-savvy being the two principal culprits).
Six-and-a-half years in, no one whose first thought for a blog name was “No (Unearned) Comfort Here” could ask for more than that.
Here’s to everybody, not forgetting those artists who inspired me in the first place: