You're probably thinking that's a big chunk of money for an online blog. And it is, but look at it like this: The break-even point is just six years, and then it's like they're paying me! After twenty years, I could retire on the money I'm saving!*
I realize that this blogging thing could be just a fad, like CB Radios**. But when do I care about what's trendy? If nothing else, it will give me something to do when I retire...
* Not to be construed as financial advice. Livejournal accounts are for entertainment only, and not to be used for investment purposes.
** Young People: Citizen's Band Radios were popular in the 1970's, and they allowed ordinary folks to talk to truckers. No, I don't know why anyone would want to do that.