>This is why it’s so important to keep as much of your data as possible in the most common, widespread, open-if-possible formats, in local files that you can move, copy, and back up yourself. And if you care about developing a long-lasting online audience or presence, you’re best served by owning your identity as much as possible.
>Investing too heavily in someone else’s proprietary system for too long rarely ends gracefully, but when it bites us, we have nobody to blame but ourselves. [Marco Arment](http://www.marco.org/2013/03/21/thursday-sandwich)
I think it’s time get over losing Google Reader. It’s time to move on. I have my data. I had forgotten that’s what it’s all about. At least for me.