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Thank you, WordPress, for making it snow. At the rate things are going, I’m afraid it’s about the only snow we’ll see in Denver this month. Now if you could […]

Changing fonts, again

Yes, I’m playing with the blog’s fonts again. I really liked the Palatino body type I was using, but when my MacBook got sick I was forced back to the […]

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The presidential debate bump

It’s amazing what a little ol’ presidential debate can do for an obscure blog’s visitor stats. With Romney and Obama together on national TV last night and the cameras giving […]

Pied Type to appear on Freshly Pressed

Just found this email from the WordPress folks in my inbox: Congrats! We’ve picked your post ( ) to appear on Freshly Pressed on the WordPress home page. We really enjoyed […]

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Grandma gets a smartphone

Actually, despite the title, I don’t exactly have my new phone in hand yet. In theory I should have it, but there have been a few stumbling blocks along the […]

WordPress strikes again

Note the ugly truncated titles in my “Current Bestsellers” widget. It wasn’t that way yesterday, and I didn’t do anything to change it. WordPress did it, of course. They’ve changed […]

WordPress/Adblock problem fixed

It was reported an hour ago in the WordPress forums that the Adblock problem I wrote about in “Has WordPress been tinkering again?” has been fixed. And having just re-enabled […]

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Has WordPress been tinkering again?

There has been a rash of reports in the WordPress forums in the last couple of days regarding our visual editor page not working properly. At least not with Firefox. […]

Reader input requested

Just looking for a little input from readers. Currently I have the topics “Internet,” “blogging,” and “WordPress” indexed under Media/Comm. Every time I write something to be filed under one […]

WordPress, have you been naughty?

First, I plead guilty right up front to paranoia. There could easily be another explanation for this, although at the moment I cannot think of one. On a prior post, […]

Update on WP gremlins

Sure enough, there was a post in the forums from WordPress staff member “ajmattic” (now probably hiding somewhere in a witness protection program): The reported behavior of email notification for […]

WP gremlins strike again

(Updated May 8, 2012 at 9:18 am MDT) WordPress has done it again, and by now you’ve probably noticed. Something they did over the weekend, whether intentionally or not, now […]