Saturday, December 25, 2010

Christmas Morning

Galootaclaus dropped off a very cool gift for me.
I'm now the proud owner of an Atkins 8 point hand saw and a Disston D-8? with the thumb hole for two handed sawing.
They arrived neatly packed in a

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Jumping through hoops.

It seemed so easy. Just sign on, sign in, and join the wonderfull world of blogging.
Then I ran afoul of COOKIES. I didn't get a malicious cookie or have problems with too many cookies overloading my system I just couldn't log on to Google because COOKIES were turned off on my web browser.
I opened tools access in my browser. NO LUCK. I tried the help functions and after 10 or 12 clicks still no joy. Turned off the spam firewall, turned on Gamer Mode, still nothing.
After all this I stumbled on a menu that showed a list of blocked websites. Google showed up as always blocked. I removed Google from the list and it started working. I'm unable to discover where the list is now and I can't pull down any menu that looks right.
But it's there you just have to dig.

Cookies for a poor lost stranger

I have finally gotten back into my blog. Why have I been away you ask? Well pull up a chair and I'll tell you.
Over Thanksgiving weekend I thought I would try something new. It was Friday and I had time on my hands so I signed up for Google's Blogger. Seemed easy enough. I made up a storefront and posted some of my writing and sat back to see what happened.
Nothing. Flat dead. Not an unexpected result. After all why would anyone be looking up my blog? I'm pretty much a nobody and didn't have a contravercial message posted so I tried signing up for