Today I went for a walkabout. It’s a nice autumn day, it’s nice to get outside. The walk just so happened to coincide with the Automattic Worldwide WP 5K, a virtual 5K for users of WordPress. It’s not really a race, and I certainly didn’t run. So, I’ll say that my walk today was part […]Read more "A Graveyard of Watermelons"
Sometimes I wonder if humanity is worth saving, that maybe the time has come to pull the plug and turn out the lights.Read more "A Little Girl in Yemen — And What Matters in Life"
My Blogging 101 post riffing on a Daily Post prompt can be found here — The Itch to Build. It’s about LEGO.Read more "Playing With Toys"
I fell behind this week on my Blogging 101 assignments. For that, blame work (and the amount of writing I did for it this week) and illness. For one assignment, I had to write a blog post that expanded on a comment I left on another blog. This is not that post. Instead, I made […]Read more "Playing Catch-Up"
Four comments on blogs I’ve never read before! First, a comment on a post about the new Peanuts movie trailer. Next, a comment on the Altoona Curve’s Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood baseball jerseys. That is absolutely amazing. Just when I think minor league baseball has overdone the theme jerseys (do we really need another danged Star […]Read more "Spreading Thoughts Like Dandelion Seeds"
I like WordPress themes. I like looking at them. I like testing them out and playing around with them. An unfinished post on the subject of WordPress themes began thusly: I used to change my WordPress theme the way some people change their socks. To give you an idea, on my hard drive I have […]Read more "The Blueprint For Your Blogging House"
Who’s the blog for? I raised the question “Why Blog?” in my first post for the Blogging 101 project, but I didn’t answer it. I filibustered with a history of my blogging (and WordPress) experience and skirted the question entirely. I noticed that I did that. I probably did that deliberately, albeit unconsciously. There reasons […]Read more "The Blogger Hears a Who"