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|There's A Life In Here Somewhere|
...working to Keep It Simple and Sane on the edge of the continent.
hpatey @ nfld.com
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Mon, 15 Oct 2007
Welcome back, everyone. (Anyone who's still here, that is?) This blog has been down since early summer, since Aliant took away my static address that I was using to host the web server under my desk. I've found a new home for the site, and I'm in the process of re-doing all the little tweaks and weirdness that were possible with one's one server but aren't when one is hosting elsewhere. (The old blog entries are all mis-dated, so that's going to take a while to fix!) Similarly the Hymn Search site was very customized and is now quite broken. In the meantime, I've found several quickie alternatives: my Flickr page is still running and showing off all my pictures; Twitter catches random thoughts via my cellphone (and updates Google Calendar and adds things to Remember the Milk, both very useful features when not in front of the screen); you can nose into my music, books, and bookmarks at last.fm, LibraryThing and del.icio.us respectively.
And I've succumbed to the pull of Facebook. I had no idea there were so many people on it. Almost 60,000 self-identify in the St. John's network - that's half the population! I think a lot of it is silly and I'll probably lose most of my interest after I play with it for a while, but plan to keep up at least a daily status update and to check in to see everyone. I've already found out how to get Flickr, Librarything, and Twitter onto the one page there, and there's something I read about streamlining group emails which sounds fantastic.
Longer missives will still appear here, although one-offs I will probably leave in the other specialty venues. Tweaking and fiddling and re-programming will continue until morale improves.
Minutiae by the Minute ...
Randoms from my Flickr
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