Every year, at the beginning or end of the year, I look back on all the emails I’ve saved from readers and all the tweets I’ve favorited from followers, and feel flush with inspiration to take me through the next year of blogging. They come from all over and even Down Under, from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to Bosnia and Herzegovina. (If I close my eyes and point my finger at a map, chances are, there’s a Garden Betty fan out there. Stunned, I tell ya. Stunned.)
Every note and message sent my way is read and appreciated, and though I’m sometimes a slacker in the reply department, please know that your little act of kindness made my day that day.
My daily interactions with people all over the world — who are just as intensely interested in edible gardening, farm-to-table cooking, and living the good life as I am — are part of what I find most fulfilling about my blog. Without them, I would just be talking to myself.
And though I say it every year (2011 and 2012), I really do not say it enough. Thank you, thank you, thank you for making 2013 the best year yet for Garden Betty! I’m filled with more gratitude than you can imagine.