Archive for December, 2014

22
Dec
14

In which I give #WordPress advice

Come on, WordPress, don’t try to make it easier, try to make it better.

Infinitefreetime.com

(Note: I typed this in the old editor, too.)

Dear WordPress:

Let’s talk about your new stats screen for a bit.  I put up a one-sentence post a few hours ago to confirm that other people feel the same way I do, and it’s amassed eighteen comments and twenty likes in that time, so I’m pretty sure I’m not on my own here.  I’ve been actively blogging on your site for about a year and a half, although I’ve had the account for several years longer than that, and I spend a lot of time obsessing about my stats.  An unhealthy amount of time, in fact.

You recently changed your stats page, and by a number of indications you seem to be interested in user feedback on it.  However, using your feedback form really didn’t give me a chance to explain what I actually dislike about it.  It could be…

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17
Dec
14

Art in the Street

A recent visit to Louisville, Kentucky, revealed some interesting examples of art right out in public.

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Here and there were sculptures doubling as bicycle racks.

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And an awesome piece of art by Alexander Calder! “The Red Feather,” 1975.

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17
Dec
14

Art in the street

A recent visit to Louisville, Kentucky, revealed some interesting examples of art right out in public.

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Here and there were sculptures doubling as bicycle racks.

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And an awesome piece of art by Alexander Calder! “The Red Feather,” 1975.

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01
Dec
14

Confederate Air Force 1983

Reaching back into the past, here are some photos of a visit by the Confederate Air Force to Charleston (WV’s) Yeager Airport (CRW) in 1983. They brought a B-29 Superfortress and a B-24 Liberator, two fine warbirds.

Confederate Air Force

Confederate Air Force

Confederate Air Force

Confederate Air Force

Confederate Air Force

Confederate Air Force

Confederate Air Force

Confederate Air Force

Scanned from black and white negatives. Wish we could get these fellows back to Charleston.