Thank You All For Putting Up With Me For FIVE Years!

Last Update: Dec 1, 2022

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Hello everyone here in Wealthy Affiliate!

Though I never got my dedication badge this time around, I joined this wonderful platform on November 17, 2017!

I goofed off for the first 1.5 years before starting to blog consistently. I started several websites, but though they still exist, they are dormant. Hey, what can I say? I am very SLOW! (But, many of us are--and that's OKAY! It is a work-at-your-own-pace platform)

I originally came here for the Excellent hosting and Site Support after a very sour year with SquareSpace.

Now that I have gotten back on track in the last year by starting my book promotion site, I am happier now!

This platform has everything in it that you need to succeed in any internet business that you want to succeed in!

Thanks for everyone's interaction. It makes things very exciting! I love the Wealthy Affiliate Community!

THANK YOU, KYLE & CARSON, FOR BUILDING THIS EXCELLENT SPACE SO THAT WE CAN ALL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SUCCEED, IF WE PUT IN THE WORK NECESSARY TO DO SO!

Most of all, everyone--KEEP SUCCEEDING!

Sincerely,

Jeff, the Blog Dogs, and Kitty!

Please remember--the 2022 Black Friday Special has been extended until tomorrow!

DON'T MISS OUT ON THE INCREDIBLE RESOURCES AT AN EVEN MORE INCREDIBLE PRICE! LAST TIME EVER!

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339

How time flies…. Even though it took every ounce of effort that I possessed to not upgrade to premium plus, I have thoroughly benefited from my WA membership in so many ways.

(at this point in time, I can’t afford to get distracted with all the new trainings).

Happy Sunday

It certainly does, Sondra! I know that the resistance was well earned!

I know that you will continue to do very well, my friend!

Jeff

Congrats on the 5 years!

I relate a lot to your post and I have been on the site for just over a year, started a couple of websites, earned some small commissions, but my dedication has been on and off so far.

Now I am looking to blog every single day and really get a site off the ground to earn a full time income, so I hope I can follow in your footsteps

Thank you very much, Owain!

As long as you set your mind and persevere with what you have laind out for yourself, you will be highly successful, my friend!

Keep succeeding!

Jeff😎👍

Hi Jeff,
thanks for the motivation. I am glad that you have found everything you need for your work and progress on WA. Obviously not everything can be solved in 5 minutes.
Your hard work and persistence has paid off. It seems you haven't regretted a single moment on this platform.
Congratulations!

As for badges, we, the followers, are your badges, you have a lot of us.

Good luck in your further progress.

I salute you,
Slavka

You're very welcome, Slavka! Thank you for the very kind words!

Persistence, Patience, and Hard work are essential ingredients in the recipe of success!

I have never regretted my decision to be here, nor will I. Have a failed a few times? Sure! We all have, but those failures are ultimately the blueprint to success!

I am glad to have everyone of you as badges for success, my friend!

Keep succeeding!

Jeff

Congratulations, JB

You are a Wealthy Affiliate keeper. You look out for all of the members.
You have the mindset and spirit of a true affiliate trooper.
You deserve every accolade that you get and If I ever get locked out of my house and car, I'm coming to get you (lol).

Rachele

Much appreciated, Rachele!

I try to do the best that I can, my friend! That's all that any of us can do!

You are definitely a WA encourager with your very upbeat and motivational posts that you write. Keep doing what you do, my friend, and Keep succeeding!

I'll come and unlock you if that happens!😎

Jeff

Good morning Jeff,

I hope you're doing well.

Time goes quickly, Jeff, it actually seems like you have been here more than five years! Probably because you are highly active on the platform. It fascinates me the reasons that people join Wealthy Affiliate, I remember you saying before that you came here for the hosting. However, I understand if you were having trouble with your previous supplier.

There are many good reasons for joining the platform, like excellent training, being able to answer and ask a question, community and like-minded people, inspiration etc.! The list goes on!

It's great to have you here, Jeff.

Roy

Good day, Roy!

It does seem longer, my friend!

Thankgoodness I was having difficulty with my former host, or I might have never discovered WA and all the wonderful people who are a part of it!

As you mention, there are so many more reasons and opportunities for being here in WA, my friend!

It's great to have you here too, Roy!

Jeff

Good morning Jeff,

It's funny that there are some members that celebrate their first anniversary here; it seems like they have been here for years! I guess that's because some members are more active than others.

That's true, Jeff, sometimes, when something doesn't work out, we move on to much better things!

It's a great pleasure to be on this platform, Jeff and to meet so many interesting people like yourself.

Have a great day.

Roy

Good day, Roy!

I totally agree with your assessment, my friend!

I cannot think of a single day where I will not be on WA in some way, shape, or form! It has become engrained in each new day!

It IS a great honor and privilege to be a member of this wonderful platform!

You have an excellent start to another Frisatsu!

Working slowly to get the computer situated to where I want it. Then when I have the larger monitor in place, I can affix the camera and see how everything works!

Jeff

Good morning Jeff,

It's great that you enjoy the platform so much! I think it's good to have a passion for what we do and enthusiasm etc. I don't do football at all, but in English football, I really kind of appreciate the fans enthusiasm and passion for the game. I think we should have the same for our hobbies and business!

I'm sure everything will come together in your home office, Jeff.

Have a great Saturday.

Roy

Good day, Roy!

I do enjoy it a lot! Love my football though too!

I am sure everything will eventually come together, but it took a long time to get it this way, and will take a long time to fix it too!

Enjoy your Saturday., as well!

Jeff

Good morning Jeff,

I do hope that you're enjoying the weekend and keeping warm!

I think we all need a passion and good things to keep us going!

Everything takes time, but let's remember that all things are possible for those who believe.

Wishing you a really fantastic Sunday.

Roy

Good day, Roy!

I've had an enjoyable Frisatsu so far! I hope that you have too!

Passion provides the drive we need to succeed!

You are absolutely right! Nothing is impossible for those of us who believe!

I hope you are having an excellent Sunday!

Jeff

Good morning Jeff,

That's good, I'm glad that your weekend went well, it goes so quickly.

Sunday was quiet, my wife was out, I really didn't do anything on the web as such. Sometimes and especially on a Sunday, I like to just keep things different. It was a really grey day here, yesterday, it felt like it didn't get light, I guess it's that time of year! I did look at a bit of training and managed to do quite a bit of reading on Kindle.

I hope you have a great week, Jeff.

Roy

Good day, Roy!

Yes, the Frisatsus fly by faster each time, it seems!

It still sounds like you had a relaxing, though productive day! I ended up with two jobs on Sunday, so not too bad at all!

Let's both have a GREAT week, my friend!

Jeff🙏

Hello Jeff,

I do agree with you, time flies by so fast!

It was one of those cold days where I stayed indoors, apart from walking the dog up the lane a couple of times! I have to say, I do love the fields in winter, there is something so wonderful and peaceful about it. However, yesterday was particularly cold and when you work outside in the week, you don't want to suffer too much at the weekend!

That sounds good Jeff, a good week for both of us!

Roy

I don't blame you, Roy! Today so far our temps have reached 47 degrees, and still might get a bit higher, so not too bad right now, my friend!

Jeff

That's a nice little bonus, Jeff, let's hope the temperatures stay there for a long time! The next 10 days look really cold here, with Northeasterly winds bringing a real chill factor! This is a good time to work on an online business!

Have a great day.

Roy

I don't believe that it will, Roy! We will be getting colder again, I am sure!

I did finally get the large monitor swithced out, and the camera sits nicely on top of it. I have not rested it yet, but at least I finally got that first critical step taken care of.

Have a Great day too, my friend!

Jeff

That's great that you're making progress in your office, Jeff, it sounds like you're getting there! I trust that your day is going well.

Roy

Thanks, Roy! Had a phone meeting with my broker, and will soon be doing a test on the camera! Still not sure about rearranging for the green secreen yet, but I am deep in thought on it!

Hope your day is going well!

Jeff

That's good, Jeff, I hope the test goes well, I am sure it will be fine! Everything takes time, you will come up with the right answer.

The day has gone well, thank you, Jeff, it's drawing to a close now for me.

Roy

I have some ideas, Roy! I'll PM you when the test is successful!

I'm glad you had a Great day!

Jeff

That's good, Jeff; it's always good to think ahead!

I've just been listening to a LinkedIn specialist, he was talking about getting organised with content etc., it's always good to think ahead and be organised.

Have a great day.

Roy

Thinking ahead--though not too far ahead--is always good, Roy!

Have an excellent day, as well!

Jeff

And don't worry too much about the future as today will bring its own problems! But trust the Lord God Almighty, for he knows your needs!

The word for today! Lol!!

I hope your day is going well, Jeff.

Toodle Pip

Those are some truly good words for the day, Roy!

My day is progressing very well, as I hope that yours is too!

Jeff

Thank you, Jeff; it's good to encourage each other!

That's good, Jeff, I am glad your day is going well so far. One good thing about the winter is that I get home early! At the moment, it almost seems like is getting dark after lunch, especially if it's a dull day. I packed up at around 4 PM today, and I was working locally, so I was home in good time, which is nice!

Roy

It is GREAT to encourage others, Roy!

Darkness definitely comes early during the winter, my friend!

Jeff

Indeed, Jeff, this is one of the reasons why I like the platform so much! We are not left on our own!

It certainly does, Jeff! I don't like to wish time away, but on the 21st, we reached the shortest day! That's a nice turning point!

Roy

I love the platform for the same reasons, Roy!

I guess you are right about the turning point!

Jeff

It's good to mix with like-minded people, Jeff!

Working outside, I actually prefer January and February, even though they are colder months than November! I love watching things come to life, bulbs coming through, buds filling up on trees and shrubs etc.! It brings a lot of hope and the feeling that spring isn't too far away!

Have a great day.

Roy

I like Spring too, Roy! Not sure about being out in the cold months though! It is already cold enough in the house.

Enjoy your day too!

Jeff

I understand where you're coming from, Jeff! Today it's been very cold by English standards, however, when I get to January and February, it may be cold, but I see light at the end of the tunnel!

I hope you're having a good day.

Roy

Well. maybe I'll feel that way come January and February, Roy!

It is a productive indoor day since it is drizzling outside!

Jeff

It sounds like you're in the best place, Jeff! Better off being inside and looking out from the window!

Have a great day.

Roy

It sure worked out for me, Roy! I'll be venturing out this morning though for another locksmith job!

You have a GREAT day and start to another Frisatsu!

Jeff

That's good, Jeff, I trust that your locksmith job went well.

Can you believe it's the weekend again, it will soon be Christmas!

Have a great day.

Roy

It finally did, Roy!

I can believe that another Frisatsu has arrived, and yes, Christmas is upon us!

Have an excellent day!

Jeff

I am glad your locksmith job went well, Jeff, it's always good when things go smoothly.

And now it's Monday morning here in the UK! We had a fall of snow on Sunday evening, I personally cannot feel any global warming here at the moment! I don't suppose I ever will either!

This was the back garden last night!

Have a great week.

Roy

Wow, Roy!

Nice scenery, but definitely no global warming! It is the hoax that has wrecked economies the world over while making the purveyors of it filty rich! What a sad joke!

Have a GREAT week!

Jeff

Hello Jeff,

I must admit the village looks very pretty and the surrounding countryside this morning! However, I certainly couldn't feel any global warming! I agree indeed, it's the biggest hoax of the century, along with the sniffle bug that came along a couple of years ago or so!

Enjoy the rest of your day,

Roy

No global warming here either, Roy!

Apparently, the UK had its coldest day in 12 years yesterday! Fantastic!

The weather is supposed to warm up next week, I have a feeling that we may have a snowy and cold January! I may be wrong, it would be good to show all the climate change liars up!

Have a great day.

Roy

Wow, Roy!

I hope you have a white Christmas, but then that it goes away!

Jeff

Good morning, Jeff,

I hope you're doing well.

Apparently, the snow is supposed to go before Christmas, unfortunately! I have a feeling that we may have a cold January, I have been wrong before, though!

Yesterday, when I went to work, and it was early, the temperature was -9° C (15.8). The site manager where I was working said that it was -11° C (12.2) first thing in the morning. That's cold for this part of the UK!

Allegedly, a chill factor of -10° C today, very pleasant indeed! Maybe Bill Gates and Klaas Swaab would like to join me to talk about global warming!

My apologies lots of statistics with a little rant!

Have a great day.

Roy

Good day, Roy!

Haha! Very cold, indeed! What Global warming??

You have every right to rant, my friend!

You have a GREAT day too!

Jeff

Good morning Jeff,

How are you doing, Sir? Thank you for being sympathetic to my small rant; sometimes, it's good to get the rant out!

I hope you have a fantastic day.

Roy

We need to let those out from time to time, or we will burst, Roy!

Have an excellent day!

Jeff

Thank you, Jeff, I rant a day keeps the doctor away! Possibly or possibly not!

Do you realise if we keep this conversation going for a long time, you will soon be celebrating your six-year anniversary? 😂😂

Have a great day.

Roy

Haha, Roy! That is still eleventh months away, my friend!

I finally messed around with this nifty camera you sent me. I'm going to PM you and try to attach the test video!

Happy Frisatsu!

Jeff😎👍

Time goes quickly, Jeff!😂😂

That is good, Jeff, I hope the test goes well.

A very happy weekend to you.

Roy👍👍

Unfortunately, it sure does, Roy!

I think that the test went well too!

I hope yours is Happy, as well!

Jeff🙏

Good morning Jeff,

I'm glad the test went well. You can experiment as time goes on. I believe the camera has a microphone attached to it; however, I have not used it. Maybe I need to test it out, I generally use a headset for a crisper and clearer sound.

I have thought about investing in a Rode microphone, but I need to do some research first.

Have a great day.

Roy

It does, Roy, and it seems to be loud and clear, my friend! I may or may not use the headset, but I liked what I heard already, so we shall see.

It's be interesting to hear about the new microphone you are talking aobut!

Have a GREAT day too!

Jeff

Good morning Jeff,

That's good, Jeff; maybe I need to try the microphone out on the camera for myself. I don't think I have ever tried it, I kind of forget it's there! I believe a lot depends on your room and what's in the room etc. In other words, an empty room can be echoey and so forth. At least you can experiment and see what works best.

A few years ago, I went to purchase a decent microphone, however, the microphone I wanted was out of stock. I made the mistake of purchasing a different microphone! It's okay, but in my humble opinion, for a few pounds or dollars more, it's definitely worth doing some homework and finding the right tool for the job!

I have heard that Rode microphones are good, I expect there are many others too!

Have a great day.

Roy

Good day, Roy! You've seen the background in the room that I use. There is no room for echoes at all! 🤣🤣

I am quite satisfied for now with a couple of microphones and headsets that I have, but even more impressed by the sound quality on the camera microphone that you sent.

Enjoy your day! I hope you are ready for a nice Christmas celebration!

Jeff

Good morning Jeff,

Lol!!😂😂

That's interesting, I need to try the microphone on the camera to hear what it sounds like.

Thank you, Jeff; today (Thursday) is my last day at work before Christmas, which is good. I will have at least 12 days off. Are you ready for Christmas?

Have a great day.

Roy

I'm as ready as I'll ever be for Christmas, Roy! Going to Ron's for Christmas!

It is -3 degrees today without the windchill--snow and ice on the ground

BRRRR🥶 Enjoy your day too!

Jeff

Hello Jeff,

I think some people make Christmas to complicated rather than remembering the reason for the season! I hope you have a great time at Ron's!

More global warming, by the sound of it! I saw this from the woke liberal BBC today, which will spoil their narrative! https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-64061588

Stay warm, Jeff!

Roy

Oh yes! Lots of flights have been canceled, Roy!

I'm going to Ron's which is as far as I will go.

I'm doing my best to stay warm, my friend!

Jeff

Good morning Jeff,

I hope you can get to Ron's okay. Are the roads passable?

I hope you have a great Christmas.

Roy

I'm sure they will be Roy! I am very busy today with home matters due to the weather though.

Jeff

Good morning Jeff,

A very happy Christmas to you and your family. I hope you have a great day. Take care in the snow.

Roy

I hope that you and your wife had a Great one too, Roy!

Jeff🙏

Thank you, Jeff. It was a quiet Christmas, but at the same time, very pleasant, it's so nice to stop and take a step back!

I hope you are enjoying the Christmas period.

Roy

Mine was quiet too, with Ron's Family! One of the best ever!

I am quite enjoying everything!

Jeff

That's fantastic, Jeff, that's really good to hear, well done!

Christmas is a wonderful time of year.

Have a great day.

Roy

I wish Christmas season would last longer, Roy!

Jeff

I 100% agree with that, Jeff, it goes far too quickly! It also comes around again quickly!

Have a great day.

Roy

I concur, Roy!

You have a GREAT day too, my friend!

Jeff Happy 2023!

Thank you, Jeff!

Well, 2023 is here all across the world! It's a new day, it's a New Year!

I tucked myself up before the New Year arrived as I did not want to be late getting up!

A fantastic picture of the blog dogs and friends, very eye-catching, Jeff! That would be a nice banner to promote Wealthy Affiliate; people may want to click to find out what it's all about! Possibly!

A very happy New Year to you, Sir!

Roy

You're very welcome, Roy!

I went to bed over an hour into the new year, and slept in a bit since I plan on this being a couple of relaxing days, other than tasks that I need to get accomplished before deep diving back into the daily Grind!

That Banner might work out in some other way, we shall see!

A very Happy 2023 to you, as well, Sir! We'll have to schedule a zoom meeting soon!

Jeff

Hello again Jeff,

It's nice being able to take things easy for a few days and not having to look at the clock. It's amazing how many tasks crop up and need to be carried out!

A Zoom meeting would be great, however, there is absolutely no pressure, just let me know when you're ready.

Enjoy the rest of New Year's Day.

Roy

The only thing that I plan to do is to try and go drain the water heater at the shop house!

I hope all goes well for you on this first day of the new year!

Jeff

That sounds like a wise idea, Jeff, at least that should eradicate any future problems.

Thank you, just starting the second day of the year!

All the best.

Roy

I wasn't able to get it to drain, so I'll talk to my buddy in the next day or two!

Have a Great start to the New Year this week!

Jeff

I'm sorry to hear that, Jeff, I guess there must be some release valve or air valve that needs undoing somewhere, possibly. It's amazing how sometimes we think something is going to be straightforward, but it doesn't quite work like that always!

The great thing is that you have some good friends that you call upon!

Have a great day.

Roy

I'll be talking to my buddy Kevin today to find out what might be wrong, Roy!

We shall see. Until then, I will continue to persevere in other directions!

Have an excellent day!

Jeff

That's good, Jeff; it's good to have a friend who can help. It will probably be something fairly straightforward, I hope.

Yes, keep persevering and keep moving forward.

Wishing you a great day.

Roy

Kevin is now tied up with the theft he had occur, so I am in touch with someone else that I know! One way or another, things will work out as they are supposed to!

I'll always persevere!

You have an excellent day!

Jeff

Good morning Jeff,

I'm sorry to hear about your friend, Kevin, that's very disappointing. I have had machinery stolen in past, it's not clever, especially when it's your income. I hope the worms get caught and dealt with severely.

That's a good thing about having friends, they can help you in your time of need and, of course, vice versa!

Perseverance, consistency, kindness etc. has to be good.

Have a great weekend.

Roy

Good day, Roy!

I know what you mean about Kevin. I hope the get caught and dealt with too! The Good news is that some of his Locksmith suppliers have sold him basic things at a deep discout (at cost) , so that will be a huge help.

He seems to be taking it in stride, but the feeling from something like that is shall we say, not the best!

I have offered to send him a few tools, but he said,all is getting better.

Enjoy your Frisatsu!

Jeff

Good morning Jeff,

I am glad that Kevin is taking it all in his stride; that's a good way to be! However, easier said than done at times! It can leave a nasty taste in the mouth.

It's good that he is not dwelling on the problem and it looks like he is making strides to move forward.

Have a great day.

Roy

Thanks, Roy! It certainly can leave a bad taste inthe mouth!

He will always move forward because that isd how he is built!

Have an excellent Sunday!

Jeff

That's a great way to be, Jeff, that we can all learn from people like that! They set a good example.

Have a wonderful week.

Roy

That is the best example that anyone can set, Roy!

Have an excellent week!

Jeff

Yes, I believe so, Jeff! I do hope that is getting everything sorted out now, it sounds like he is organised and rising above everything.

Wishing you a happy Tuesday.

Roy

Slowly, but surely, he is, Roy!

Jeff

That's good, Jeff. I always feel sorry when something like this happens to someone, it's no joke.

I hope your day has gone well.

Roy

My day was shortened by an evening visit to a friend, but it was good!

Jeff

Well done, Jeff! That sounds good, it's always good to see friends and have a change of plan sometimes.

Roy

Yes, indeed, Roy! I hope you had a GREAT day!

Jeff

We have some of my wife's friends over from Greece at the moment. They are doing a bit of sightseeing for a few days. So the house is fairly full! However, it's nice to have a few folks around.

I hope your day is going well.

Roy

It is going as well as it can be, Roy!

Enjoy!

Jeff

That's good, Jeff; keep pushing forward.

A very happy Sunday to you.

Roy

That's all that we can do sometimes, Roy! With God's help, we will make it through!

Happy Sunday, my friend!

Jeff

That's so true, Jeff! The Bible says; seek first the kingdom of God and the rest will be added! I believe that!

Have a great day.

Roy

I do believe that, Roy! I need to practice it a lot better though!

Have a Happy Monday!

Jeff