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Brian Smith, R.I.P.

A long-time blogging friend to many of us, Australian Brian Smith aka LordBeariofBow aka ElBoB, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24. His daughter posted the following on his blog last night: […]

We apologize for the inconvenience

After months (if not years) of indecision, I’ve decided to make some changes in Pied Type’s design. This will no doubt cause me great consternation and frustration as I try […]

Worried about Ronni Bennett

Update, Mar 19: As of 6 pm MDT yesterday, Time Goes By was back on line. I have a request for any of you who follow Ronni Bennett at her […]

To my readers, with respect

I’d like to remind all my readers that Pied Type is an open forum where I encourage and try to respect all views. As I’ve noted in the past, the […]

Pied Type, WordPress, and the GDPR

In recent months we’ve heard a lot about internet privacy and privacy violations. Most notable, perhaps, was the Facebook data “leak” and related Congressional hearings. Then late last month came […]

Pardon my dust

Yes, there are some decorating changes afoot at Pied Type. Some things are a bit out of whack right now, but I’m working on them. It’s been a long time […]

Time flies when you’re having fun

I was greeted this morning with this announcement. Quite a surprise. Just the other day I told someone I’d been on WordPress about 7 years. (And on other platforms for 4 […]

Regarding comments: Please read

Just a note about the Pied Type comments policy. First-time commenters are asked to provide a valid URL or email address. The information will not be shared with anyone. If you’re having trouble commenting, […]

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WordPress gremlins at work again

I’d like to apologize to my readers who have commented in the last week or two and never got a reply from me. Replies from blog owners are not mandatory […]

Pied Type too

Just a note to let those interested know I’ve started a second blog, Cancer: Curves Ahead, to use for follow-ups to my post “A is for anxiety, C is for […]

WordPress no longer paving cow paths

A desire path (also known as a desire line, social trail, goat track, pig trail or bootleg trail) can be a path created as a consequence of foot or bicycle […]

Son of Beep Beep Boop

WordPress users not yet visited by the son of beep beep boop have something to look forward to … not. I became a victim today — of the new WP stats […]

Let it snow … or not

WordPress has turned on its annual snowfall and it will be available until January 4. To turn the snow on or off on your blog, go to Dashboard > Settings […]

How to choose a WordPress theme

Whether you’re just tired of your WordPress theme and want a new look or you’re a new blogger trying to choose your first theme, there are a lot of details […]