An interesting way to microblog is coming, and it will work with WordPress sites.

  Developer Manton Reece is on a mission to take back short form content for the open web by providing better tools for independent microblogging. Most short form content today is posted through centralized social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, where posts are mixed with promoted content and users have no control of their……

Have You Tried Turning It Off And On Again?

[caption id="attachment_2060" align="aligncenter" width="500"] image via Fanpop[/caption] Yesterday was interesting. I think that's the word I'll use. I've been using the WordPress software to power this little blog of mine, and it's been hosted on a set of VPSes at the company I work for. That's not unusual since free hosting is a perk of…

Happiness Is…

“Happiness is … ” ...hearing the rain after a long drought. ...smelling the air outside just after rain has begun. ...hearing your number called in a prize drawing. ...completing a blogging challenge. ...the title screen of a long-awaited and newly acquired game. ...downing an insanely hard boss in that new game. ...seeing "A long time…

An Intention For 2017

[caption id="attachment_700" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Stipula_fountain_pen.jpg[/caption] It's a simple intention that I post here, but a habit I hope to keep up. I intend to post something, anything, every single Monday in 2017. I further intend it specifically to be here, on my personal space online. For now, I'll have it be for #MicroblogMondays since I've…

Freeze a Foto Challenge – Fireplace

[caption id="attachment_1249" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Photo Credit: wanderingnome via Compfight cc[/caption] Tis the season for cozying up to someone special and listening to the almost musical crackle of burning logs. It's a pretty good way to catch up with family as well. Sometimes, my family have the fire going in the aftermath of the Christmas present-opening,…