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The right to reply

Although I am constantly revising the text on my About page, a few basics are always there. One of these is an invitation to comment on my posts. I include […]

Curiouser and curiouser

I doubt any of my readers spend enough time looking at my bestsellers widget to notice, but there is one rather puzzling thing happening there. “Grandma vs. the Alien: Chapter […]

Some people are never satisfied

Nested comments. You may have noticed WordPress added them a while back. I was excited about it at first, but it has several shortcomings for backwater blogs like this one. […]

WordPress stats, maps, and widgets

I love blog stats. Visitor stats are almost as much fun for me as the posts, graphics, and comments. It’s fun to see where visitors come from, geographically speaking, and […]

Rearranging the furniture … again

Yes, this is becoming the theme-of-the-week blog. I can’t help it, really. I think it must be that infamous female urge to periodically rearrange the furniture. That and the fact […]

About those sidebar calendars

Here’s a quick question for bloggers and blog readers. Do you ever use or refer to the calendars posted on many WordPress blogs? Do you use them to remind yourself […]