Sometimes my daily email from StumbleUpon really delivers. Today was one of those days! This website is a collection of wonderful phrases and words, for which there is no exact equivalent in English. Those of us for whom English is our native tongue are poorer for not having these words and phrases available to us. […]
There are valid SEO reasons for not using WordPress to build your website. The more you know about SEO, the more these should worry you.
As of today, if you go to http://dir.yahoo.com (the familiar URL of the Yahoo Directory) you are redirected over to a directory called “Aabaco Small Business”, https://www.aabacosmallbusiness.com/. Yahoo was quite the directory in its day. We have recommended getting a listing in it since about 1998. Listings used to be free, then they got greedy […]
It’s been a while since I updated my blog to reflect anything going in my current life. I aim to remedy that now. In May of this year we decided to move out of the house we’d lived in for the last 20 years, on a ranch in the middle of nowhere, into a mobile […]
We haven’t done a thing yet this year in our garden to prepare for planting anything. So it was a pleasant surprise to find some escapee poppies, left over from our experiment last year of growing one planter of mixed flowers. These were growing amid the cedar chips we have down to discourage weeds between […]
I try to read articles written by historian Victor Davis Hanson, as they show up in my feeds. He seems to hit the nail on the head quite a bit more than other columnists I have followed. (While I admire Charles Krautheimer, he often seems cranky.) Now I’m in the middle of Hanson’s book Carnage […]
The tigerlilies have been in bloom here for the last week or so. (more…)
A man I’ve known and respected for a very long time, Bruce Wiseman, has launched a new online magazine, called The Hard Truth. (more…)
Google hasn’t killed SEO dead – but they have killed off some of its illegitimate children…..
This very well illustrated video of a talk from Sir Ken Robinson about the need to change education is worth watching. In about the middle he talks about the epidemic of ADHD and how wrong-headed it is to be drugging children when we should be making them MORE alive, not less alive. (more…)