033106bloggers.jpg David St. Lawrence’s gathering of area bloggers appears a success as a number showed up and exchanged lots of thoughts and ideas.

David (standing in photo), who is an evangelist when it comes to the joys of blogging, led some of the novices in the group through the byzantine world of blogging with detailed explanations of trackbacks, pings, permalinks and the like.

Others talked technical details and still others discussed reasons for blogging or not blogging or just talked about why they moved to the area.

According to Technorati, there are now more than 30 million blogs out there and the list grows by thousands upon thousands daily. A lot of people, it seems, have a lot to say. Which begs the question: With so many saying, is there anyone left to listen?