I missed the actual anniversary which was Feb 2. I started the Dreams of Space Blog on Feb 2, 2009. And while I missed blogging for most of Jan I have a number of items waiting to share with you. So I will double-post today and publish both this anniversary post and start sharing something special I have been saving for.
The biggest news of the year for me was this blog post on May 8, 2013:
It experienced the "Boing-Boing" effect and went viral. At this time I have had over 77,000 people view this post. Who knew there were so many Howard Johnson's fans out there?
I appreciate all your comments as well as the side-correspondences that have started because of different blog posts.
The effort I was most proud of was assisting AIAA Houston chapter with the web publication of the Collier's 1952-1954 Space series in their Horizons newsletter. Stay turned for the possible web publication of the entire series as a single PDF. Until then here are the issues that comprised the 8 part series that finished this year: