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Best Blogging

A recent edition of the Patrick’s Place Poll asked which blogging platform my readers preferred.  The top two platforms are ones this blog has used over the past five years.  Here are the results: 38.5% Blogger 38.5% WordPress 15.0% Other 8.0%  LiveJournal I wonder what the “Other” might have been. ...
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Theme Talk

When this blog began, more than five years ago now, back in AOL’s J-Land, there wasn’t a whole lot I could do with the layout.  I had a choice of background, text and link color, and I could change the typeface of the posts themselves.  But that was about it. ...
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Not That Kind of Comment

Most bloggers will tell you that it’s always nice to get comments.  Well, that’s true, unless the comments are spam, pointing to porn sites or credit card scams or other dubious stops along the Information Super-highway. I logged on while at lunch today and saw that I had 4 comments...

How Does It Look?

I need a favor, gang. Please let me know what web browser you’re viewing this blog on, and whether or not the sidebar appears on the side or at the bottom below the last post.All of a sudden, Firefox isn’t displaying the blog correctly, though Safari seems to have no...
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A Photo Makeover

Now that Blogger Beta has become Blogger's norm, I'm in the process of updating the templates of my blogs. Patrick's Place was the first blog template I tackled, which, now that I think about it, might have been a dumb thing to do: common sense would suggest that I pick...
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Minor Cosmetic Changes

Minor. Nothing major. I've made a couple of more adjustments to what began as Blogger's "Harbour" template. While I like lighthouses, I wanted to make this blog look more TV-related since that's what I do. I've removed the subtle clouds from the top and the subtle rocky coastline from the...
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70,000!

I had been meaning to watch for this a little more closely, but I see that the 70,000 mark has been hit on my primary counter. This figure isn't 100% precise: I had many hits at the old AOL version of this journal that no longer exists. When I moved...
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Sticking With This One…I Think

Despite my apparent struggle with OCTID over at my writing blog, "A Stop at Willoughby," I think I'm going to stick with the recent changes to this blog's design. I took the "Harbour" template -- the one with the lighthouse -- and changed the lighthouse image to one of a...
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