My local public radio station had yet another pledge drive last weekend, during which an annoyingly cheerful announcer tried to guilt listeners into paying for the shows they were enjoying. "Do your part," the guy urged. "Is it fair to expect other people to pick up the tab for your favorite shows?"
I've been blogging my heart out for 3-1/2 years and nobody has ever paid me a penny. Just now I thought about billing you longtime readers, but I quickly discovered I don't have the nerve to charge for the kind of stuff you get here:
So if you enjoy this blog, maybe you could just tell a couple of friends about it. I still won't make any money, but I'll soak up the extra attention and feel special. And won't that make you feel good?