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GoDaddy vs WordPress.com: Pros and Cons

For two years I hosted this site on WordPress.com even though I had a GoDaddy hosting plan. Previously, all my sites on GoDaddy were designed by me from the ground up and were mostly static websites. So when my wife decided to create her own site on WordPress.com, she talked me into starting my own: […]

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Skinny Dipping in the Adirondacks

When I was a young boy we used to go hiking in the Adirondacks. My father would sling an ax over his shoulder and my mother and her three boys would set out on an adventure in the mountains. We would come across leantoos. This is basically a wooden shack with a roof and one […]

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Almost gave up

It wasn’t as smooth as I would have liked switching this site from WordPress.com to Godaddy.com (where I’ve had a hosting plan for years). But I have succeeded in doing just that and I shall have to document the steps for others to follow!

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SSL certificate successfully installed

You may remember that I moved this site from wordpress.com to my godaddy.com hosting plan, and now I’ve completed an important step by successfully installing a valid SSL certificate good for 90 days from date of writing. This was a big achievement for me personally. The next step? Retrieving and installing my backups.

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GPS Block III on Hold

Since GPS achieved Fully Operational Capability on July 17, 1995, GPS has become an essential navigational tool for civilians and military alike. Keeping the system up-to-date has proved to be a problem. Originally the system was supposed to be up and running in February of 2016 but has been delayed at least until 2023. The latest […]

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Yahoo is dead

Sad, really. Yahoo is dead. I met my wife in a Yahoo chat room. Yahoo chat rooms no longer exist. It used to be a huge company. Advertised on TV. “Yahoooooo!” Big deal on the stock market. No more. No more chat rooms either. It’s a gonner. Email only, and then if you’re foolish enough […]

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Google Pixel 2 XL and dictating this article

I have tried, at various times, dictating articles on my blog with my phone. I have had marginal success in the past. Let it be said that I’m not using an iPhone. I am strictly an Android phone type of person. Why? Because Android is a version of Linux and I am a Linux person […]

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