Somehow it happened. 10 years ago the Birdfreak Blog started. In those years our lives changed a lot. We grew and our kids grew. But through all the change, we feel we’ve stayed the same. We didn’t always stick to a plan. Our posting schedule was sporadic, the look of the site was spasmadic, and
After a few weeks of work I am happy to announce the launching of the Birdfreak Book Review Library! As of launching, the database includes 95 titles, all with links to reviews previously posted on the blog as well as links to purchase through Amazon Affiliate links. Currently you can sort by book title or
I don’t know the final snow totals yet but Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 and into the morning of Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 we were hit with an outrageous blizzard in Rockford, Illinois. One of the news stations has reported 13.9 inches, our 4th biggest snowfall ever. The city of Rockford (population 150,000+) issued a state
We’ve been busy visiting over the Christmas/New Year break! Jennie and Dakota came home from Ohio and we had several parties and a lot of fun with five dogs in the house. Hope everyone had a safe holiday and here’s to an amazing 2011. This year is going to be a busy and wonderful one.
Hard to believe it’s been another whole year of Birdfreak.com. It has definitely been a busy one!! The two biggest events were: Eddie proposed to his beautiful soul mate, Stacia (and she said yes) Jennie and Dakota moved to northwestern Ohio after Jennie accepted a cartographer job for the USDA Some more highlights from the
I (Jennie, aka Veery) am writing a special post to wish my brother EDDIE (aka Birdfreak) a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! It usually does not matter who is doing the writing for Birdfreak.com. My brother and I write most of the Birdfreak posts. Other writers, such as our sister Susie and young birder Dakota (my 13-year-old) contribute
Although the “Birdfreak Year” began December 1st, the following are some of our top goals for 2010 in terms of birding, conservation, and other natural studies. Happy New Year!! 1. Further promote birding to young naturalists 2. Feature more content on gardening, especially native plants and birdscaping 3. Expand beyond birds into other natural studies:
The following stats in bold are from December 1st, 2008 through November 30th, 2009. Visitors Year 2: 35,877 Year 3: 66,265 +30,388 Grand Total = 112,356 Page Views Year 2: 68,254 Year 3: 119,743 +51,489 Grand Total = 212,313 Posts Year 1: 405 Year 2: 344