Posts regarding The Alberta Dynamo
September 17th will mark the third anniversary of the Alberta Dynamo. 2013 has been more of a hiatus time. Work has become more demanding and that currently impacts the time I am willing to put in. I’ve always said I didn’t want to become a slave to a blog and that continues to be true. […]
When everything works, life is great. When it doesn’t, things get rather frustrating. I’ve been having trouble for the last week. I believe it started with an update of the W3 Total Cache. Tonight, I decided to try deleting the W3 Total Cache, …and life seems to be good, very good again.
The first 28 months of working with WordPress was problem free and a delight. Now, I’ve got troubles and I’m not really sure how to fix them. In fact, as I logged in to write this post, more problems showed up. Whew, fixed that, tried an experiment with my browser which didn’t work. Drats, I […]
Ha! I almost lost track of it, but here it is – the 2nd birthday of my little outpost in the world. After two years, 521 posts and closing in on 39,000 views. As always, I struggle with the balance of making specific time to put together posts vs the temptation of the blog taking […]
The start of year two of The Alberta Dynamo blog. The first year had 303 posts. Several dozen posts never got written. Back in mid-August, William M. Briggs had a post called “Advice To Blog Writers” There is no deep understanding required. If you don’t do the work, the work won’t get done. And so […]
One year ago, the very first post on my Alberta Dynamo blog was not surprisingly titled “Hello World!” and featured this photo. The picture was taken on May 7, 1943. It’s jazz singer Lena Horne preparing to connect a bottle of champagne across the bow to launch the SS George Washington Carver, a new Liberty […]
The first couple of days of getting used to WordPress, and to using a premium theme, I purchased Flexx Professional from iThemes For instance, getting the iThemes link in this post to work right took a few tries and some fumbling around. I spent so much time staring at the computer Saturday that eyestrain pain […]