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Five for Fighting.

Ghost in the Machine is five years old today. Well, what a long, strange trip it’s been…I must say, I don’t think I ever envisioned this lasting half a decade when I began back in 1999, particularly when I’ve never been able to keep a journal-journal for longer than a year or so. And to be honest, I had been considering taking a hiatus of late…Even before the election, I’d been feeling thin and stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread, and since then — as with many of you, I’m sure — my frame of mind can get quite Boromir-ish at times. But, that being said, blogging’s in my blood at this point, and the onset of Dubya II seems a particularly terrible time to put the keyboard down. Besides, how else am I going to find an outlet for my political antipathies and terminal fanboyisms? So y’all are just going to have to deal with a nervier, punchier GitM in the weeks, months, and years to come…five years down, and here’s to many more.


19 Responses to “Five for Fighting.”

  1. Here’s to a fantastic 5 more!

    Posted by Hal | November 15, 2004, 2:47 am
  2. Happy Blogiversary!

    Posted by Matt | November 15, 2004, 8:39 am
  3. Congratulations on the anniversary. Here’s to many more!

    Posted by mkh | November 15, 2004, 9:05 am
  4. Many happy returns–

    Posted by Sarah | November 15, 2004, 9:06 am
  5. Well Done! Congratulations. whilst mine own effort is limping along and suffering from rudderless lack of direction, thou still goest strong w/GITM. Best wishes, perhaps soon yourstruly be in thy environs and have the pleasure of buying us a pint or two at your favorite tavern.
    cheers & best wishes,
    j p

    Posted by j pivarnick | November 15, 2004, 10:38 am
  6. Hey hey, happy anniversary! You can’t ever stop, I’m always sad on days when GiTM doesn’t update. Think of the children!

    Posted by Chris | November 15, 2004, 11:40 am
  7. Kudos on GitM’s five years in the Blogosphere, best wishes on many more to come!

    Posted by Bella | November 15, 2004, 12:31 pm
  8. Happy blogiversary, Kevin! Looking forward to five more years …

    Posted by Chuck | November 15, 2004, 1:27 pm
  9. Congratulations, Kevin! Here’s to many more years!

    Posted by Megg | November 15, 2004, 3:51 pm
  10. Keep up the good work. Rock on.

    Posted by Fritz | November 15, 2004, 5:58 pm
  11. Congrats Kev.

    Posted by Tessa | November 15, 2004, 9:39 pm
  12. Congrats on five

    keep on keeping on


    Posted by john | November 15, 2004, 11:19 pm
  13. Keep up the good fight!!

    Posted by Maja | November 16, 2004, 5:59 am
  14. Congratulations! Keep writing, and I’ll keep reading.

    Posted by Missy | November 16, 2004, 8:11 am
  15. Congrats!! Here’s to many more blogiversaries!

    Posted by Lotta | November 16, 2004, 10:20 am
  16. Excelsior!

    Posted by Neilalien | November 16, 2004, 12:01 pm
  17. Thanks, y’all. :)

    Posted by Kevin | November 16, 2004, 1:52 pm
  18. damn. I didn’t get to say congrats and thanks before Kevin took his curtain call. poo.

    Posted by scully | November 17, 2004, 8:39 am
  19. Well, I can come back out, if you want. We do it like the ballet around here…

    Posted by Kevin | November 17, 2004, 9:22 am

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