The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,100 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 52 trips to carry that many people.
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WILLIAM FAULKNER was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi. Faulkner is primarily known for his novels and short stories set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, based on Lafayette County, Mississippi, where he spent most of his life. He wrote often about the Mississippi River and the people of the Deep South who were affected by her moods and yet depended on her for life. During one particularly bad flooding, he compared her to a mule when he said, “A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.”
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With the assignment for BLOGGING 201: SET THREE GOALS the class is to brainstorm and actually write down three things we plan to carry through. My own plans are gradually developing as I choose various topics and the categories I plan to use for those.
My main goal right now is actually learning to set up a blog so that it has a future. Randomness is not my style, so this site needs to be arranged in such a way that it can be useful to me for a very long time. Little by little that seems to be happening.
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Announcing a New Feature–The Things We Treasure
I see plenty of bloggers who have a Music Monday or a Thankful Tuesday. Perhaps they have Quote of the Day Wednesday, Fantastic Friday or Stream of Consciousness Saturday, but I am not necessarily hooked by those prompts. I have been tempted to create some regular weekly or monthly posting categories with enough variety to be valuable to my audience in the cyber world.
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Today’s Blogging 101 assignment should bring newbies like me face to face with our deficiencies. Like others, I know that the CSS option is good for personalizing the appearance and feel of my blog, but I fear it. How about you? A cheater link that looks promising is simply called TextFixer.com. Perhaps this offers yet another crutch, and some of us old dogs need crutches.
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