I’m sitting here writing post #200 for this blog. What should a man write on a such a monumental occasion? After all, a blog that reaches 200 posts is… like a blog that’s survived twice as long as a blog that only gets to 100.
Luke and I had a discussion the other day about what to do for our 200th post. Should we just post business as usual? Luke has one more piece of his Joy Eaters story. I have a prompt to put up tomorrow. I have some different musings I’ve been working on and a couple story ideas I could develop into something to post.
But shouldn’t the 200th post be something special?! I mean, c’mon… it’s 200!!
And it only matters because we count in base 10.
Why do we do that? I don’t mean why do we count in base 10. I’ll leave that to the mathematicians, the scientists, and the sociologists (although, shouldn’t a sci-fi writer aspire to be a dabbler in all of these?). I mean, why do we mark those numbers with a extra zeroes as special somehow?
Here’s a thought: let’s try celebrating our milestones in base 12. You can expect a big celebratory extravaganza with post number 288.