Friday, October 10, 2008

Wanderer is now an archive at

YES! The pages of Wanderer from AOL journals made it through the transfer to blogger. I just found out tonight. I am grateful to AOL journals and Blogger for making this move possible... and for rescuing me from having to save all those entries manually (three years' worth!) to my external hard drive. Ugh, that would have taken ever so long to do!

I was worried that the Wanderer hadn't made it. I had tried two days ago to transfer the journal using the links provided in the journals email, and at Magic Smoke. The link took me to this location:

There is also this link:

Many of my videos and pictures from the first year did not make the transfer, probably from the way I was dowloading pictures, or importing them... but I'm not too concerned. The main substance of the journal came through, and that is why I am pretty excited.

If you happen to be a Wanderer follower, here is the link to my blogspot version of Wanderer. I made a final entry to explain its presence here, and to redirect folks to A New Bridge. My new journal home. It still feels like a journal.

Okay, I'm going to enjoy the rest of my Friday evening in front of the television. Tomorrow I have lots to do, and I want to sleep in. I need it bad!

I hope all my other journal friends have made it to blogspot, or their choice of blogging location. I'm adding them to my list of Blogs I follow as fast as I find them.

I wonder how our British friends are doing ... are they surviving the aol journals/blogger transfer? I haven't spent much time reading blogs lately, what with all the attention I've given just to get mine moved. I hope you all will be able to make the move without losing your journals. Let me know where you are!

I'll settle in soon, and start writing regularly once more. Just need to catch my breath!

Leave a comment!


  1. I'm glad the transfer went well for you.

  2. Mine made it fine, but I have a different link for them, and I have to add each one, if I want them shown. I have found a few people from the UK, but will still have to hunt for more and put them on my list. Wishing you a terrific week-end, Bea!

  3. Welcome to Blogger land! It´s a great community!

  4. Hi Bea, I'm so glad you got your transfer done. Indigo was just saying in her latest entry that everything saved on disk is worthless once the journal is deleted. It gets corrupted. She was able to have AOL retrieve hers and migrated it. I'm so glad to see you here and can't wait until we are all settled in and used to our new homes. HUGS

  5. Hi Bea we all transfered, apart from a few glitches here and there we made it.

    Enjoy your weekend


  6. Glad you got Wanderer transferred okay.

  7. Welcome aboard, Bea! I'm glad everything turned out okay for you.