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Over the years I have posted many photos to this website - perhaps a thousand. I ceased posting during Melissa's peak activity. I decided that she had turned this website into a personal Blog. She inserted herself into every single thread. I think she made about 3600 posts in her first year. I didn't join a personal Blog, so I departed. Now she has her own Blog (which I know nothing about).

Prior to Melissa's appearance here, there was plenty of activity. Posts often had 10 to 30 replies.

WRT Facebook, I have never joined Facebook or any similar service except for Flickr which I joined in order to obtain help in IDing birds I had photographed. I shall never join Facebook or any similar service for reasons that are becoming more apparent to those who pay attention. TANSTAAFL, as Robert Heinlein wrote. There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch.

Someone told me that Melissa had left and this website was moribund and perhaps I should take a second look. I tried posting a few photos, but there was little interaction. I never stopped posting to Flickr. So there are thousands of images there that are "new" from the time I stopped posting here. Pushing 7500 images now. I don't need Egoboo and just post when I have a question (like today) or else just wish to share something I find interesting.

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