Posts regarding The Alberta Dynamo

A September “Blossom” for the Alberta Dynamo…

Written by on September 8, 2013 in Computers, Posts regarding The Alberta Dynamo with 0 Comments
A September “Blossom” for 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. […]

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WordPress frustrations (2)….

Written by on March 4, 2013 in Computers, Posts regarding The Alberta Dynamo with 0 Comments
WordPress frustrations (2)….

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.

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WordPress frustations…

Written by on January 29, 2013 in Computers, Posts regarding The Alberta Dynamo with 0 Comments
WordPress frustations…

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 […]

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Happy 2nd Birthday to The Alberta Dynamo!

Written by on September 17, 2012 in Alberta, Calgary, Canada, Posts regarding The Alberta Dynamo with 0 Comments
Happy 2nd Birthday to The Alberta Dynamo!

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 […]

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Some reflections on blogging…

Written by on September 18, 2011 in Alberta, Books, Calgary, Posts regarding The Alberta Dynamo, World with 0 Comments
Some reflections on blogging…

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 […]

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About the picture in “Hello World!”

About the picture in “Hello World!”

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 […]

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Happy Birthday to The Alberta Dynamo!

Happy Birthday to The Alberta Dynamo!

It was Friday, September 17, 2010 with a timestamp of 19:52 when the “Hello World!” post went out into the universe. Happy Birthday to my little outpost. 303 posts and a smidge shy of 11,000 views. Onward!

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The eyes have it? Calibri

Written by on September 19, 2010 in Posts regarding The Alberta Dynamo with 0 Comments
The eyes have it?  Calibri

I was starting with Times New Roman. I’ve just finished writing a few letters in Word 2007 and I thought I would try out Calibri on the blog…and it looks like it will be the winner.

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The WordPress learning curve and strained eyes

Written by on September 19, 2010 in Posts regarding The Alberta Dynamo with 0 Comments
The WordPress learning curve and strained eyes

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 […]

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Hello world!

Written by on September 17, 2010 in Posts regarding The Alberta Dynamo with 1 Comment
Hello world!

Hello world and a nod to the universe as well. A newbie to blogging and WordPress. Time to start taking those first steps.

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