Friday, September 14, 2018


A lot of changes have gone into effect since 2016, when I last updated the site's content.  Most of these have to do with structure and security, such as the "s" at the end of the the "http."  I had no control over that (I could not afford a SSL certificate then, nor can I now); that was done by the host, and we're very grateful for that.

Also, due to losing 14 Windows-based PCs in less than 10 years, I switched to Apple in the Spring of 2017, and the web design program I've used for over 15 years now does not work on Mac.  So, it's less a matter of finding a web design program for Apple than it is the fact that the webpages up now are not going to be compatible, either.

Due to other demands on my time and resources, I simply cannot dedicate myself to re-designing the entire site from scratch at the moment.  While it is financially impossible right now, I plan on having one or two of these Windows machines repaired at some point in the future, and I will try to make small changes through the online website manager in the interim.

Project Wonderful closed, and the banner ads need to be replaced.

I'm also considering a News commentary blog (with a political bend, but comedic take), and actually considering repurposing The Wording for that.  Though I would still post news about updates to the site, as I have in the past.

It's honestly less about "having something important to say" than it is the fact that the online world (and the world, in general) has become so hyper-politicized that it's impossible to avoid discussing politics and news, and all of the active blogs are focused on other things (Cyberculture, Oddities,

All of those blogs (see sidebar) are still being updated regularly, by the way, so there is still new content being developed and published all the time.

Yes, our Twitter account was disabled without notice, and not for anything we did or said (as hard as that is to believe... because it's untrue):

I tried to login one day, shortly after the first Purge (of "Russian bots"), and received a message that the account may have been accessed by a third party, and it wanted to call my cellphone.  I don't have a cellphone and, even if I had a cellphone, I'd never added it to my Twitter account.  The whole thing seemed fishy, especially with all the security issues teh Internets has had lately, and I never received anything by e-mail regarding it, so I sent Twitter a message about it.

A week later, the account -- which was opened in 2008, and never even been suspended or "warned" for content -- was terminated without notice.  Still have never received an e-mail regarding "third party access," wanting to send codes to cellphones I don't have, nor the termination.

Twitter's for politicians and celebrities, anyway.  See what I mean about hyper-politicization?

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