RERUNNING AND REWRITING ONE’S OWN MATERIAL – Marilyn Armstrong

I've written more than 10,205 posts. I have rewritten several dozens of these and reblogged a few more. After rewriting, most of the posts are so altered I barely recognize them. A few others I rerun because I like them. They are favorites and I like seeing them "up," so I post them when the … Continue reading RERUNNING AND REWRITING ONE’S OWN MATERIAL – Marilyn Armstrong

STATS FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 2019 – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Stats This is a good time of year to look at statistics. It's just past the middle of the year and in theory, it should give you a reasonably good idea what the year will look like. But my stats have gotten pretty erratic and I have bursts of big numbers, then … Continue reading STATS FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 2019 – Marilyn Armstrong

STATS AND BUMPS ALONG THE WAY – Marilyn Armstrong

During my first three years of blogging, I got around 100, then 200, then 250 to 300 views per day. In year four, it slid up to around 350 to 400. Where it stayed, showing a gradual, slow but steady upward movement with occasional shots of one post being exceptionally popular and periodic dips, especially … Continue reading STATS AND BUMPS ALONG THE WAY – Marilyn Armstrong

THEN I UNDERSTOOD WORDPRESS AND WHAT’S HAPPENING – Marilyn Armstrong

I reread the letter from this engineer and I realized suddenly, with a certain horror, what it means to me, to you, to all of us who have been here for a while and built sites. WordPress decided to change their algorithm so that "new, fresh material" will get pushed up to the top of … Continue reading THEN I UNDERSTOOD WORDPRESS AND WHAT’S HAPPENING – Marilyn Armstrong

LOSING IS THE OTHER SIDE OF WINNING – SUPER BOWL LII

Since the Patriots became a "real" football team in 2001, there have been 18 super bowls. The Patriots won five. Lost three. The other 10 Super Bowls were won by other teams and the Patriots weren't in the game. The Patriots won 5 Super Bowls -- one fewer than the Steelers, by the way -- … Continue reading LOSING IS THE OTHER SIDE OF WINNING – SUPER BOWL LII