Personal milestone: I've persevered for ten years!
After lurking and occasionally commenting for years at Jihad Watch, followed by a stint at Northern Virginistan, I established my own blog HERE at my original Always On Watch site, then moved HERE, and finally to the present location.
A special thanks to my dear friend Warren, who designed my avatar and the template for this blog and the previous one, and to my first cyber friend Mustang, who suggested that I add the Latin phrase Semper Vigilans to my blog header.
I also want to thank my friend Beakerkin, who introduced me (aka "the upstart") to "the whole gang" via the electronic bar. Those were the days!
Thanks to all of my friends — and, yes, even to some of my adversaries — here in the blogosphere. You deserve much of the credit for my having continued with this blogging endeavor.
Suggested as my theme song by more than one blogger: