Getting’ A Move On!

This ”Ramblin Dan” blog and about 15 other of my websites have moved (physically changed servers) from the US East Coast to the US West Coast. I not giving exact locations as I consider that information should remain confidential. It’s not secret, but I don’t want to endorse my choices. Ask, and I will tell, and you can decide if my choices would be good or bad for you. For me, I had to make...

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Broken Threads

Emails that are like a conversation and are exchanged back and forth, with each participant adding their comments above or below existing text is called threading. It lets each participant read the complete conversation as parts are added. That threading on my email servers was broken without my knowledge. I was responding to friends and customers as I usually do by adding my text and pushing reply. Customers were telling me they were not hearing...

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POBOX Has Gone Berserk

I have been using an email service called pobox.com for four years. It is a purchased service that I began to use to provide a “collection point” for the dozens of email accounts I use with my many websites. It also provided a great email filtering service. I use a process where I direct all my accounts to their one email address that I use to send (SMTP) and read all the mail from all...

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Blognasium is a goner.

He failed an update and when several attempts to restore from the total backup I made (just before the update) also failed, I decided to pull the plug on life support. Maintaining Blognasium was way more effort and cost than it was worth. It started as an exercise in playing with a cloud based website (Amazon Web Service) and the StackIdeas share-site software. It was a successful experiment and I learned a lot. But with...

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