The world is not ending. Everything will be OK.
There has been such a panic response to the Google Reader feature retiring, I want to pass out chill pills to everyone. Relax, it's not all that you think it is.
First, lets get this straight. GFC (Google Friend Connect) is not retiring or disappearing at the moment. Google Reader and GFC are two separate entities. Your blog is not going disappear. Your followers are not going to disappear. Aliens, as far as I know are not going to abduct us. Google Reader will retire July 1, 2013. Not in 5 seconds. Not in 30 minutes. Not tomorrow. Not next month. Relax.
I personally do not use Goggle Reader to keep up with my blogs. I have used Blogger Dashboard, and as far as I know that is not set to retire at the moment (please correct me if I'm wrong). The post by Little girl, big thoughts fully explains the plans of Google in regards to Google Reader. If you have any doubt about anything please read that post.
What I can gather from all of this is that while GFC is not in any imminent danger of disappearing, it does look like that GFC might not always be here to stay. Remember -GFC will still be here in 5 seconds, 30 minutes, tomorrow, and will still be here July 1st. I'm saying that based on the changes of Google I would not be surprised if GFC is phased out eventually.
So, lets plan ahead? That's always smart. You can now follow me using Bloglovin'. You will see I have button for that now on my right sidebar that says "Follow this blog with bloglovin'". Click that, and it will direct you on how to follow me and set up an account if you do not have one. If you'd like to import all of your blogs from Google Reader to Bloglovin', Oooh, Shinies! has created a great tutorial that will show you how to do that. I recommend you do this for all of your blogs you read.
You can also follow me on Facebook & Twitter. Both of these places repost my daily blog posts.
You can also follow me on Pinterest & Intstagram where I share all of my blog photos from my blog.
I hope this helps clear up some of the confusion and hysteria :P.