Dear friends of Berkeley, Naturally:
After a lot of thought and agonizing over the decision, I’ve decided to move to move this blog from WordPress to Blogger—not because I’m dissatisfied with WordPress, but because Blogger (soon to become Google Blogs, I understand) offers me more financial opportunities in terms of what I can do on my blog.
It’s not a move I take lightly, because the site has had more than 40,000 visits in the two years it has been online, even though I haven’t had time to post as often as I would like.
One of the reasons for this has been my focus on my dharma and meditation blog:
which is my great joy and which has been the main focus of my writing efforts. If you are interested in learning about metta or Buddhist loving-kindness practice, as well as skillful means and encouragement in meditation and mindfulness, I hope you will stop by and have a look.
My third, (and, I regret to say) my most neglected blog, is:
At my Extreme Science site, as the name implies, I explore and explain really interesting and amazing topics in science, from prehistoric mega-sharks, to the smallest and largest snakes in the world to laser fusion and the BP Oil Disaster.
As a science writer and editor, I love writing about this stuff, but when I began serious blogging, a couple of years ago, I was, shall I say, a bit overenthusiastic in starting up three blogs at once! I may well move my Extreme Science blog to Blogger as well, for the same reasons that I’m moving “Berkeley, Naturally!”
In the next few weeks, I plan on moving most of my posts here at “Berkeley, Naturally!” to my new site, which is already online:
Moving my best posts to “The Nature of Berkeley” will be a lot of work, but it will be worth it for me, in the long run. In the meantime, I have some new post ideas and some great Berkeley Hills images I want to share, which I hope my visitors will enjoy at my new site.
This will be my last “Berkeley, Naturally!” post. But it’s not the end! I hope to make my new “The Nature of Berkeley” blog a place that lovers of nature and of the East Bay and Berkeley Hills area will want to visit. See you in the Hills!