Throwback Thursday Photo Retrospective (3 of 12)

Below are more old photos from my vintage Instagram account now long since deleted. The top left photo is of the dining room in a wonderful hotel in which we stayed in San Francisco when we were house hunting there, knowing that Steve was being transferred to the city. When walking north along the strand, around El Segundo along the… Continue reading

Throwback Thursday Photo Retrospective (2 of 12)

Below are more old photos from my vintage Instagram account now long since deleted. The first photo (top left) was shot on the grounds of Jerpoint Abbey in Thomastown, Ireland. The photo was shot with a Canon 5D Mark II, not an iPhone. I later used the iPhone Instagram app, imported the photo, and applied one of Instagrams filters. The… Continue reading

Throwback Thursday Photo Retrospective (1 of 12)

When Instragram was first created, it was a really cool app. I loved it even though it had some really significant limitations in file size and image aspect ratio (only 1:1). The filters and the frames were fun. I was taking tons of horrible photos with my phone (because the phone cameras were so incredibly limited back in the day)… Continue reading

My SmugMug Labor Continues

I’ve been working ferociously uploading photos to SmugMug. In fact, at this point, I’ve uploaded over 13,000 photos–literally. The Re-Org I’m not sure I’m even halfway! I’m re-organizing the photos, and that takes a good bit of time. I’ve tried really, really hard not to edit any of the photos–an all but impossible task. I see a photo from even… Continue reading

Silent But Busy with SmugMug

I’ve been silent on my blog for a couple of weeks, but I’ve been crazy busy with blog-related work: SmugMug. I have been exploring a solution to permanently replace SlideShow Pro, the best self-hosting photo solution I’ve ever seen. Sadly, it no longer is supported—a victim of the new internet standards and the death of old technology like Flash. In… Continue reading

Longterm Relationships: WordPress Maintenance

Like any longterm relation, my blogging platform, WordPress, requires maintenance. In this post I’m going to cover my WordPress Maintenance experience and make some recommendations to others who use or are considering using a self-hosted WordPress installation. I started my blog in March of 2004 using the Moveable Type self-hosted blogging platform. Six years later (2010) WordPress 3.0 (self-hosted) was… Continue reading