I changed the theme. I liked Esquire; I really did. The look was the best one I’ve had. But the functionality was nil. All the widgets got stuffed to the footer. I wanted to display my business more prominently. So, after clicking idly around, I settled on Grid Focus. Sure, it’s kind of newspapery, but… Read More I did it Again.
A blogger and essayist named Melissa Camara Wilkins, who writes about her life, family, amusing her children, lack of super-caffeinated tea, etc., has a veritable slew of self-published books on Amazon. Several of them are short essays, one of them is an essay collection. One of them is a collection of posts from her blog.… Read More Are Blog Books a Thing?
Thus far, this blog has been everything I could have hoped for. I’ve gotten more hits, more comments, more followers, the whole deal. The only thing I wasn’t happy with was the look and feel of it. So I’ve made some changes. First of all, no more blogroll. Based on my stats, no one was… Read More My New Look.
My Stats page keeps locking up. As seeing who’s viewed what and how much is a needful guide to blogging, seeing this freeze up every time rather takes the wind from my sails. Instead, enjoy this picture of my daughter and I having a frank discussion of great social and political import.
First, in the Pledge, he shows us something ordinary — emails from a proggie radio show. Then, in the Turn, the proggie responds. Finally, the Prestige.
But he’s prepared to buy low and sell high: I should make clear, just because I’m prevented from owning another team doesn’t mean I wouldn’t be willing to sell my share back to the Packers in the event someone wants to give me a majority in an NFL team for Christmas. (Note: Please don’t buy… Read More The Good Greatsby Owns the Packers
Regected Riter (sic) may well be the funniest writer’s blog out there; certainly in my experience. Anyone who’s ever had to eat a rejection letter should love AG’s hilarious cut-and-paste of his own rejections (which he thereby, in his own terminology, transforms into regections). A salient example: Dear AG, Thank you for applying to the We Are… Read More The Black Hole of Murdered Words: A Love Letter to an Anonymous Man Who’s Funnier Than I Will Ever Be