2014 in Review

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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BLOGGING 101: Announcing a New Feature

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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Blogging 101: Love Your Theme

At first I was particularly attracted to the “untitled” theme with its menu and display of titles, but then trying to work with it let me know I was not up to the photography. It is beautiful and easy enough to use if photography is your bag.

A theme that totally disgusted me (but one I tried) was Girl in Green. I like the color green, but it was too much, too busy, too distracting.

A theme I liked for its antique presentation was Dark Wood—a really nice set up, but one that would take lots of editing to make it work for me.  I may consider it later down the road.

My original theme was Twenty 10, with its beautiful headers already formatted, but I eventually wanted something with larger print so I could actually catch my typing errors. Recently the theme has been updated to include several new options.   So… you see how it looks now.

Blogging 101: Love your Theme