On March 16th A Satisfying Journey passed 2 million page views. Over the period of its existence (minus a sabbatical break of 2 months in 2015 and a name change) that averages close to 30,000 a month. Not top tier, but not bad.
Only 10% of all blogs make it past 6 months. June will mark six years.
The people to thank and applaud are the world's greatest readers: you. The civility of comments, the intellect of the discussions, and the support have made publishing over 715 posts, or close to half a million words, not a labor of love, but of joy.