I was already blogging about other stuff, but mostly on a personal basis
And if by The Year I meant, "the most frustrating winning season in Cubs history," then I was right. But that's not what I meant.
Now that I've had a chance to chronicle the Cubs for two seasons that weren't particularly enjoyable, I can confidently say that I'm still an idiot. But I've learned some things.
I've learned that I like you. If you're reading, I like you. I can't help you, but I like you.
I've learned not to count on the World Series.
I've learned when to quit. Well . . . kind of.
The life of And Counting as an active Cubs blog is coming to a close over the next week or two. I'm counting down instead of counting up. And by the time the season starts, you can expect to see this page go unchanged for quite some time.
BUT . . .
You aren't quite rid of me yet. If you've been paying attention to Another Cubs Blog, you know mb21 is bringing that fine Cubs shrine of discreditation to a close as well so he can start up something new with berselius and a couple other Cubs bloggers. I'm proud and honored to be an Other. [UPDATE: so is Tim.]
I'll have a few more posts to throw out here before it's all said and done, but I just wanted to give you