WHO ARE YOU CALLING A CUR? A LETTER TO WordPress – Marilyn Armstrong

Dear NP – Happiness Engineer at WordPress, You know, when my responses dropped by 50% in February, I said "Oh, they'll fix it. Surely it's not just me ..." By the middle of March, having gone from getting an average 400-450 hits a day to barely hitting 300 on a good day, I wrote a … Continue reading WHO ARE YOU CALLING A CUR? A LETTER TO WordPress – Marilyn Armstrong

DOCUMENTATION WITHOUT WORDS ISN’T DOCUMENTATION – Marilyn Armstrong

A couple of weeks ago I bought myself an iPad Mini. It was $100 less on Walmart because it had iOS 9 on it rather than the current iOS 11. Anyone who knows anything about Apple knows it doesn't matter what iOS is on it. The moment you turn it on, it will instantly update … Continue reading DOCUMENTATION WITHOUT WORDS ISN’T DOCUMENTATION – Marilyn Armstrong

NOT MUCH OF A GARDEN OUTSIDE BUT … Marilyn Armstrong

I finally nudged my Christmas cactus to blooming in March. Now, I'm pleased to announce -- I did it again! Yes, indeed. I brought it back to budding and life.  It's the old "starve it then feed it" thing. You have to let it sort of almost die, then bring it back.  You have to … Continue reading NOT MUCH OF A GARDEN OUTSIDE BUT … Marilyn Armstrong

CITY VERSUS COUNTRY – BY ELLIN CURLEY

I lived in an apartment in Manhattan for over 40 years. I’ve lived in the woods in Connecticut now for over 25 years. I think I’m something of an expert on both life styles. It’s a common misconception that getting around is easier in a city than in the country or suburbs. I disagree. Having … Continue reading CITY VERSUS COUNTRY – BY ELLIN CURLEY