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Blogging

By the Numbers: Patrick’s Place in 2011

WordPress sent some interesting stats about my blog earlier this evening, sort of a New Year’s Eve gift. Among the interesting stats was the fact that it would take about 9 sold-out performances at the Sydney Opera House for everyone to see this blog if the blog itself were a...
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Saturday 6

Saturday Six #403

When a meme like this happens to fall either on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day, it’s almost a no-brainer that the questions will relate to the year that was, the year that will be, or a combination of the two. This year’s final chance at six questions is...
Blogging

Best of the Blog ‘11

Now that we’ve made it to the last day of 2011, it’s time to take a quick trip down memory lane and review some of the posts I feel are my best of the year. As in year’s past, I try to pick one post per month that I think...
Tech & The Web

Verizon Drops Planned Convenience Fee

You’d think Verizon would have learned something from that $5 fee fiasco from Bank of America. It appears that now, at least, they’ve definitely learned something.  The hard way. The company announced Friday that it was eliminating a planned $2 “convenience fee” it intended to impose on customers paying their...
FaithHot Topics

Graham Criticized Over Romney Remarks

When the son of the legendary Rev. Billy Graham essentially said that Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney shouldn’t be kept from the White House because he is a Mormon, it was only a matter of time before the Religious Right went on the attack.
Blogging

Blog Challenge 8: Managing Social Media

This post is part of my ongoing series based upon the eBook 31 Days to Build a Better Blog. To read all of my other posts on the subject, check out the 31DBBB category. For more on the book itself, visit ProBlogger. Day 8 focuses on building an audience with...
Life

Merry Christmas, Everyone!

When I was a kid, we always put up a tree. We never put a real tree up: we had the same artificial tree for about fifteen years before finally replacing it...with another artificial tree. I can still remember the smell of the synthetic pine-like branches.
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Sunday Seven #321

I hope you’re having a Merry Christmas! I would have asked for your seven favorite holiday movies or seven favorite Christmas carols, but those topics have already been done. So we’ll move on to something completely different. It’s that time of year, in late December, when everyone begins compiling lists...
Blogging

Blog Challenge 7: A Little Link Love

This post is part of my ongoing series based upon the eBook 31 Days to Build a Better Blog. To read all of my other posts on the subject, check out the 31DBBB category. For more on the book itself, visit ProBlogger. It’s always nice when advice designed to improve...
saturday six
Saturday 6

Saturday Six #402

As difficult as it may be to believe, this is Christmas Eve. The week before Christmas, it hit 75° in Charleston. People were walking on the beach as if it were May. This as every business in the area reminded procrastinating shoppers that we were down to the wire in...
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