Slope of Hope Blog Posts
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The bar opens early today, as I am spending the afternoon at a graduation ceremony for one of my beloved children.
Though, in reviewing the incidents of my site development, I am unconscious of intentional error, I am nevertheless too sensible of my defects not to think it probable that I may have committed many errors. I shall also carry with me the hope that my readers will view them with indulgence and that after thirteen years of my life dedicated to its service with an upright zeal the faults of incompetent abilities will be consigned to oblivion, as I myself must soon be to the mansions of rest. I anticipate with pleasing expectation that retreat in which I promise myself to realize the sweet enjoyment of partaking, In the midst of my fellow-traders, the benign influence of good comments under a free Slope, the ever-favorite object of my heart, and the happy reward, as I trust of our mutual cares, labors, and dangers.
And here we have………..the last bar post of the old site, and the first bar post of the new site. I can’t precisely when we’ll throw the switch, but it’s coming within hours.