2015 in review: The little daily lives

To get to the helper monkeys’ point: Write on! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 94,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take…

Mr. Paul Curran has been found!

Linda G. Hill did it. She ended today’s trip to Ottawa with a stop at Paul Curran’s house. She knocked on his door and … Click on her blog below, and let her tell it in her words. Let’s just say that if you read my blog about our favorite commenter and guest blogger yesterday,…

Where are your words, Paul Curran?

The constant commenter has not been commenting these days. WordPress’s most prolific guest poster isn’t sending out posts to any of his regular places, either. There’s been a hole in BloggyVille where Paul Curran’s words are supposed to be shining, waxing, tickling, educating. A few of us who’ve regularly hit the publish button to allow…

Holy Hawkeyes revenge

After my Maryland Terps beat the Iowa Hawkeyes of my blogging friend Megan in our first year in the Big Ten last college football season, I promised that our friendly wager would be a standing thing. Silly me. Her Hawkeyes thumped my squad Saturday to remain unbeaten this past Saturday. A good time was had…

Badges for Nano Poblano 2015

Are you ready for some Nano Poblano action, Peppers? Below are your badges for this year’s November action, hot from the mind of your good friend Fish of Gold. She’s come up with two versions this year for your graphic pleasure. Grab them from here and use them where you’d like on your blog. I…