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    1. Sorry to hear that, Dumaine. Its not my area of expertise but I’ll try and bring it to the attention of my online support team at siteground.com –
      They do the hosting and may have some control over the appearance on different platforms.
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    1. Hi Enbody. Right now I’m still fine tuning the site; and yes I probably should get a rss newsletter together, just to keep on touch with interested folks.
      Thanks for the suggestion, and I’ll post some announcement when its time.
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      I agree its time to be happy. Life is too short for us to waste a minute in misery.
      Many Bests,

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    1. Hi Yun – I’m still trying to catch up on the comments here. Since starting this site I have relocated and gotten married (plus a few musical engagements)
      I’ll try and keep things better moderated here in the future, Thanks for your interest; but I’m not sure I’m the one who should be giving blogger advice – but I DO know that my posts are coming from a long-standing backlog of things I really wanted to share so I guess that’s my best advice. Write what YOU need to say rather than what you think someone my want to read (or hear)

    1. Sorry you found the boring posts, Cusco. I haven’t written anything new for the site (other than some music links) since I launched the site back in April 2019.
      I know I’ve been slack about this and I DO intend to post more regularly to keep things current – BUT over the last 6 months I’ve relocated to a West Coast Island Farmhouse, played several shows and got married. More posts are coming soon. I’ll try and keep the quality up to our high standards of writing.
      Thanks for the feedback,

  23. Hi! I know this is somewhat off topic but I was wondering if you knew where I could find a captcha plugin for my comment form? I’m using the same blog platform as yours and I’m having trouble finding one? Thanks a lot!

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      Bests, J

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    1. You’d think I ought to know about rss feeds; but in fact I’m barely literate compu-wise – still much to learn about blogging; so I hope you’ll be patient and keep checking in here. More music coming up SOON
      Bests, J

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      More to come.

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      Bests, J

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    1. Hi there, Thanks for the praise. I think my ego can stand it; and I do plan to continue writing here and elsewhere. My comments section doesn’t show me WHICH post you comment on; so if you’d mention the topic I’ll have an idea just what you liked. My afternoons are almost ALL lovely.

    1. No fixed schedule. I’ve been running the site for 8 months and learning as I go. Glad you made it back – More Music being added all the time. Posts will be forthcoming too. Bests , J

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    1. I’m flattered that you found something quotable here and grateful to you for asking permission, David. Not sure how relevant anything I have to say may be for your use but please feel free to share. It would be nice to include a link back to my site if it seems appropriate. BTW – I’m curious – just what is our same area of interest?
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    1. I’ve had runs of ads for some plumbing system in Spanish, and unintelligible gibberish (you won’t see these here) but it seems when I mark these as “SPAM” in my comments folder they stop showing up. I have siteground hosting a wordpress template. So far, after one year since launching, I am overwhelmed at the responses I’ve gotten here. Thanks to everyone for letting me hear your voice,
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    1. Sorry – its been a time. You’re right, I haven’t been giving the home-online enough attention of late. But coming up to the 1st anniversary of the launch and I’ll be rolling out some new goodies! Its actually been several months since my last post; though there’s bees a few new musics added – check out the music page or browse the Great Library till the next installment.
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      Thanks for the kind words.
      Do you have any samples of your work online?

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    1. Hi there, Slusher – actually refreshing to hear a critique here. Attention/Approval seeking is, I confess, an activity I have to force myself into, being a natural recluse; but my years of weird experience have given me some unique insights into life and science and art, so I feel it worth sharing some of my hard-learned truths here. And I still think there are aspects of our world, widely accepted as inevitable, which do us no service and are deserving of complaint. Don’t you? Bests, J

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    1. Oooh – I hit a tabboo ! These sorts of topics lead to interesting discussion, don’t you find? I can’t tell from your comment WHICH of my posts you’d like me to expound upon, but if you let us know I will do what I can. Thanks for the uplifting words. bests, J

    1. Hi, Loree, Thanks for the boost! I do alot of writing in notepad, edit once. Copy to the blog, check again and add any formatting. Many of my post were written in longhand (Yes, with a pen on paper!) over the years and I’m slowly adding them to my story here. Thanks for being interested. Bests – J

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    1. Very Thought-provoking comment. I do try try to avoid the self-conscious narrator style of spewing my thoughts; but sometimes it seems to come out that way. Thanks for the considered critique! Bests, J

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  67. When I originally commented I clicked the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get four emails with the same comment. Is there any way you can remove me from that service? Thanks!

    1. Hi there. Sorry for all the notifications, I’ve been trying to address this problem. I need to revamp my comments page. I’ll have to ask for support to clear this up. Again I am sorry for all the emails. Bests, J

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