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Most popular posts 2015

The most popular posts on my blog for the year 2015 are, with one exception, posts that I wrote in previous years. I don’t know what that says about my blogging this year – perhaps I am getting worse or

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Why I blog

For my 300th blog post I thought I would look back on the last few years, and write about why I do this in the first place.

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Site Theme update

Over the weekend I changed the theme of the blog. For those interested, the previous theme was Skeleton from Simple Themes. It’s a free, open source, responsive HTML5 theme based on the skeleton framework. The new theme is called Responsive from ThemeID.

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A forum experiment

I installed a forum on the blog as an experiment in allowing readers to create their own topics for discussion.

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ch’átyay katlaoz

Some relatives were in town and we visited the Squamish Lilwat Cultural Centre where I found my favourite plant. Very nice icon, kind of captures the prickly nature of the plant quite well. I’ve also seen the name spelled Ch atiyay but

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On the end of the year and old and new things

Some musings on the end of the year and what’s coming in the next.

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A Call for Participation

A proposal for more participation of SAR members in online discussions.

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A few years ago by partner’s dad died of complications from Prostate Cancer. It’s a terrible disease. Donate via Movember to stop this disease

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Move to WordPress

The blogging wars are over, and WordPress won, deal with it. At least that’s what I tell myself. There’s lots of choices in the blogging world, but for a basic blog like what I write, WordPress is where it’s ad.

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Housekeeping: social media

On a non-SAR, non blog note, I’ve been using Facebook and Twitter a bit, mostly for the same thing. Every once in a while I come across an article on another site that’s related to what I write about, or

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