Not being particularly computer literate, glitches confuse me. Yesterday and today, the WP platform wouldn’t come up on my main computer.
Was it me? Or, were there problems with their system? There were no problems with anything else on the web. I find ways to work around these little hiccups, that occur from time to time.
My oldest PC and laptop, still brought up WP. I’m still baffled, as to why I can only edit posts from the dashboard page. That’s happened for several months.
I don’t like to complain, but when I do–try to make it about something interesting. Meanwhile I’ll keep plodding along like an old draft horse.
Why did it even matter? This has happened many times before. There were the original “Bo and Luke, Duke” boys and their replacements; substitutions for “John and Ponch” on “CHiPs.”
The latest in TV main character substitutions may be about to happen. Hawaii 5-0’s actors, Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park are leaving because of failed contract negotiations.
I am saddened to see them leave. Their characters were strong and appealing. What would trouble me most, would be for the network to bring in different actors to fill the same roles.
How many different characters have passed in and out of the “Law & Order” franchises over the years? And, the series goes on.
Was anyone fooled by the two different actors that played daughter Becky Connors on the “Rosanne” show? Network executives, no substitutions please on Hawaii 5-0.
A post, based on one from five years ago, to mark the beginning of this blog’s sixth year. Most early posts, in my opinion, were quite dreadful.
Were the “good old days” really that good? There were fewer creature comforts. No one had air-conditioning. Half the town had outdoor plumbing.
Imagine the joys of trotting to the outhouse on cold, snowy, winter nights. Summers were worse, with flies, stinging insects, and the horrible stench. You became accustomed to the sounds of mud daubers building their nests; knew not to disturb them.
Nobody knew any different. Somehow we survived. Keeping perspective–gasoline was 20 cents per gallon, unless there were gas wars. A sack of candy could be had for a quarter. Consumer goods were cheaper. Wages were considerably less than today.
Would I want to go back? The answer would be a resounding, NO! I like my creature comforts too much. There is no way I’d want to revisit years of teenage angst. I wouldn’t want to restart this blog–either.
I would like, however, to recover time wasted worrying over things, I now know weren’t important. That, and a renewed appreciation for the things I have–that could be taken away should times take a bad turn.
Humidity was stifling. “IT” had rained nearly every day or night. Was this the way aging crept up on us? The same conditions year-after-year, our ability to cope decreased proportionately.
Why was the word ‘IT’ given so much importance? Weren’t there other, two-letter words of equal value? “Well, ‘IT’ happened.” “That was the way ‘IT’ came and went.” Sometimes I wished “IT” would go away.
My front porch, purple New Guinea impatiens, succumbed from lack of water during my absence. Three plastic jugs of water left–no more than two feet away.
Watering instructions left with a neighbor, were all for naught. Don’t know why “IT” happened. My rebellious nature suggested bright orange and yellow, dollar store replacements. The irony of “IT” would likely be wasted. “IT” was, what “IT” was. Just stop “IT!”
For selfish reasons–I’m glad the Fourth of July is over. Last night, fireworks explosions carried on, till almost midnight.
Max scratched on the bedroom door, to get out, till it was over. There wasn’t anywhere else to go. Why couldn’t he rationalize the same as humans? “Max, settle down, go to sleep.” My spouse slept through all of it.
All five dogs were affected to some degree. Great-grand-dog Dexter, Greta, Bogart, my grand-dogs, and Max and Maggie, hung out in the basement till bedtime.
I don’t begrudge anyone’s Fourth of July festivities. From this pet owner’s perspective–I’m glad it’s over.
Away from home
While missing home
Tropical uncertainties traded
For low humidity, blue skies
Free room and board
Boring road food
Some of it was acting
Acting, for the benefit
Of those in attendance
Buddy Holly tribute eyewear
In fashion–without thought
Given to rockabilly legends
Some left to make room
for those, yet to come
Rested, never knowing
Their promised lands
Mere words unimportant
Sticks and stones
Flash flood warnings, tornado warnings in the area all day.
My trip delayed a day because of weather uncertainties.
At this point, I would be happy to bid TS Cindy adieu.
I know I’m in good company–there are others affected by this latest tropical storm.