Did you notice that the blog loaded more quickly today? (Let me know if you noticed a difference.) I strongly dislike going to other blogs and twiddling my thumbs while I wait for them to load.  That isn't fun.  Along with the slow load time, I was having a few other issues.  So, I decided that the most important thing for me to do was to get new hosting which I did. And we'll see if it impacts the other issues.  I hope so. However, my timing was a little off and I made a rookie mistake and brought the blog offline for a few hours yesterday... during the time I had set aside to finish up this … [Read more...]

2014?  Yup... you read that right. I am sharing a glimpse from 2014.  But why 2014? Can you believe that I put together this top 10 list and never published it?  Me either. Today I spent a little time going through my drafts... a year-end clean-up of sorts when I discovered the list.  It might have seemed appropriate to let it go and move forward to 2015, but I couldn't.  You see, there's something different about these Sunday posts.  First, they require more effort than any others, except maybe some sponsored posts. The reason they take more effort is because I'm sharing my … [Read more...]