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Am I Not A Woman And A Sister

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Did you see the Google link of the day? It’s a very nicely painted photo of a woman in profile reading a book on a beach before the ocean. It is Mary Prince. It is she who said, Am I not a woman and a sister? when as a slave she petitioned for the abolition of slavery. In the picture there are gulls or other white sea birds wheeling in the air, but Mary is […]

Column Blocks in Gutenberg

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I mentioned before that I am using the Gutenberg plugin on a self-hosted WordPress site. Today I was working with columns of text. In Gutenberg, everything is a block (as in building block). Images are blocks, headings are blocks, tables are blocks, quotes are blocks. And columns are blocks. By their nature column blocks are a container for two or more columns, and within that container are the blocks for the individual columns. They are […]

No More Pencils

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I write about politics, and personal experiences at No More Pencils. Here are some of the most recent posts: Supreme Court On Trump’s Third Travel Ban is about the Supreme Court decision to uphold the third version of the travel ban. That court decision, which was in June, passed me by. I wonder how many others missed it and what the practical consequences of the ban are. What is happening, today, now? Who Will Be […]

Small Websites

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Reb from WriteMeow commented that When I first got internet at home, 1997, I got perhaps 10MB from the carrier to build a website! This included a long and incredibly complicated URL with several slashes and a ~ tilde. It reminded me that that I wanted to share a couple of ways to make small sites that I recently came across. Example 1. Small Carrd (note two ‘r’s in the name) is offering ‘Simple, free, […]

Blogger Outreach Tricks

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I got an email a couple of weeks ago, out of the blue, addressed to me by name and asking whether I would like to link to an article that the sender had written. He or she explained how the article enhanced something I had written about the Hemingway app. Earlier today I got a a follow-up email asking whether I had had the chance to review the first email, and what were my thoughts. […]