Tag: blogging

Wow! It’s been nearly a month since I last posted. I’ve been keeping quite busy, enjoying life. I’m adding lots of miles onto the sneakers, going the YMCA a couple of times per week, learning a new (to me) programming language called Scala, working, visiting friends, and of course, continuing with my Spanish lessons, etc. You know, life! Last week I spent 8 days in Ohio with my sister. I decided that since I work from home, home can be…

As Google is prone to do, it’s discontinuing a well-used piece of software, Google Reader. I need to find a new ‘home’ to host my RSS feeds. I’ve been using Feedly, but sometimes it seems quite ‘wonky’. Sometimes I cannot log in, other times my feeds don’t show up, still other times, it works. I’m not exactly so confident that it will still work on July 1st, after Google Reader bites the dust. For those of you who are using…

“Duke” and an admirer So, I’m curious fellow bloggers … where do you get your inspiration for a post? Ken Bello had a fantastic post, Blog posts that never got posted. The title is fairly self explanatory. I imagine that all of us have a number of posts that never made it to see the light of day. I know that I will go in periodically and delete a number of drafts that have been, shall we say, in-work for…

So many choices. So little time. One of the more tiring aspects of American culture is the expectation of consistent growth. We expect companies to grow without bounds. We expect our stock market to move ever upwards, never taking a fall. We expect our products to be better, cheaper, and more convenient. Grow! Grow! Grow! Though not bombarded by them, I frequently get SPAM telling me that I need to use this company or that to make sure that I’m…