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1 February 2021

We've just archived Volume 10, Number 1 of Photo Corners on the Archive page with 19 Features, 18 commented News stories, 26 Editor's Notes (which included 161 items of interest), one review and 3 site notes for a total of 67 stories.

Among those were 27 stories with 136 images, eight stories with specifications tables and four obituaries.

AMONG THE TOP 10 STORIES were six Around The Horn columns, our daily front page. Interspersed among them were our story about Nikon's warranties (which actually led the list), a feature on Winter, a slide show about our walk along Portola and Sony's 35mm prime lens.

But the second 10 were not much less read and included two matinees, a site tweak, two of the obits, another feature and another Horn.

It's hard to make much sense of the numbers during a pandemic.

We draw no conclusions from that other than the editorial mix itself here continues to be appreciated.

WITH STILL A DAY TO GO, we've served over 840,000 pages in January, duplicating last month's numbers.

It's hard to make much sense of the numbers during a pandemic. We're sure we've lost some readers to Covid-19, one way or another, and want to express our sympathies and condolences. We may have escaped harm so far but we're certainly aware how many others have not.

We will note that a graph of our monthly visits and unique sites is the inverse of a graph of the month Covid-19 infections. The more infections, the fewer visits, in short. Which is what we'd expect.

AS MONTHS GO, it was a historic one.

We marked the day of the insurrection appropriately with the president-elect's somber words absent any sense of responsibility from the president who incited the violence against Congress as it executed its solemn duty to recognize the results of a free and fair election.

Twitter finally put an end to the torrent of lies tweeted daily by the president as he ignored the pandemic, continued to try to subvert the election and was impeached for a second time.

Just a week after the insurrection, a new administration took office. A series of executive orders reversed the worst abuses of the previous administration and gradually the executive branch has been returning to service.

WE CAN ONLY HOPE for better days ahead. And hope you can join us here to enjoy them in pursuit of goals of good people. Be well.

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