For every comment posted on this blog, I usually get about three emails from folks who simply reply to the post notification they receive. There’s nothing wrong with that except that no one gets to read their comment besides myself.
I have suspected that the log-in ritual may be a contributing factor. Perhaps folks don’t want to bother logging in just to post a comment (and that includes me). The log-in thing was an attempt to control spammers, and it’s worked wonderfully in that regard.
I’ve decided to open things up a bit by eliminating the need to log in to comment (however, you’ll have to enter your name and email). We’ll try this for awhile and see how it goes. Hopefully it’ll make life easier for you folks.
Now keep those cards and letters coming!