• 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Blog Challenge 10: Are You On Alert?

    Today’s edition of 31 Days to Build a Better Blog has a useful strategy for staying in the loop when it comes to what people...

  • 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...

  • Blog Challenge 9: Join Up, Build Up

    Today’s reading in 31 Days to Build a Better Blog focuses on the value of forums in building your audience. And I know from...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...