Tag Archives: WordPress

And Then There Were More

It has been 5 years almost to the day since I started a blog.   Given how ephemeral these electronic flashes of word and image can be, that makes me an elder statesman.  Practically a blogging Methuselah. My first post was … Continue reading

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What Does Your Avatar Say About You?

Avatar noun av·a·tar \ˈa-və-ˌtär\ 1:  the incarnation of a Hindu deity (as Vishnu) 2a :  an incarnation in human form b :  an embodiment (as of a concept or philosophy) often in a person 3:  a variant phase or version … Continue reading

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A Brief History Of WordPress As It Pertains To Why I Rarely Get Freshly Pressed Anymore

The beginning Whiz kid Matt Mullenweg sits in his parents’ garage, hunched over a computer he crafted from salvaged parts.  He is anxiously looking for signs of activity on his newly launched blogging site, WordPress. “Hey, we have a subscriber!” … Continue reading

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If You Don’t Post This On Your Facebook Page It Means You Want Me To Die

Not counting Freshly Pressed, this is the post that gets the most views on this blog. It’s clear that the topic is one of grave concern for all, so I’m reposting as a public service. You’re welcome. I have a … Continue reading

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Thank You, Blogs I Follow. Thanks For Nothing.

I love you. I hate you. I love your wonderful words, spun out like thread, woven into intricate tapestries that are by turns gossamer light or substantial as a good, wool blanket.  I love your glorious images; photos that capture … Continue reading

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Freshly Pegged – A Mind Divided

Have you ever sent a post out into the blogosphere, absolutely convinced it was going to be Freshly Pressed?  And then it wasn’t? You’re not alone. I’ve asked some fantastic bloggers to select the post that had them muttering,”THIS One … Continue reading

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THIS One Should Have Been Freshly Pressed – FiftyFourandAHalf

Have you ever sent a post out into the blogosphere, absolutely convinced it was going to be Freshly Pressed?  And then it wasn’t? You’re not alone. I’ve asked some fantastic bloggers to select the post that had them muttering,”THIS One … Continue reading

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