Category Archives: Blog Matters

Another Year Older

There’s a lot to cover in today’s post…first, and a Liebster Award from the gracious Ellie of “The Howling Mad Cat”.   The blog stars a 21 year old Tabby Cat, who seems pretty spry still for all that. Thanks Ellie! It is … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 22,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this … Continue reading

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High Places

It rained overnight and most of the day.  Julius had given up on the weather, but mid-afternoon Gus decided to bang on the shades of the back door to get out.  It was wet, but not actively raining.  Julie took … Continue reading

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in which more info on the image upgrade is discussed

Apparently the problem with the missing flyover, or “hover” text viewing is that the “Title” tag is no longer cool.  So they decided to ‘kill’ it and use the field for something else.  The Alt text is cool.  But not … Continue reading

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Annoyances

So WordPress has decided to improve its image inserter today. The thumbnails are nice, although having to go to a new page to edit the title is annoying. Then the fact that it forgets the title when inserting the link … Continue reading

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Numbers Game

You can tell by Gus’s upturned whisker that there’s good news to report.  This blog just passed its 30,000th view.  It looks like the viewer was SkyBlueStateOfMind, reading the previous post and commenting.  The contents of that post were triggered … Continue reading

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Double Milestone Day

Well I’d been keeping an eye on my stats and we passed two milestones today.  Twenty-five thousand views and 3000 comments.  I’m not sure who exactly was the viewer this time, as it was in the night here.  I think … Continue reading

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Spiral

I ‘juiced’ up this Calla picture with the photo software to ‘de-blur’ it and show some of the fur texture that the original slightly out of focus original hid.  I liked her expression quite a bit.

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Seeing is Believing

A commenter yesterday was wondering if Calpurnia brought down her prey in the last post.  As you can see, she did.  Nature red in tooth and claw and all that. We also got another award yesterday, the Very Inspiring Blog … Continue reading

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Bad Day at Cat Doc

I noticed right after I posted yesterday – that post was my 500th post! The bad day started early for the one cat that wasn’t even going.  In order to keep Julius’ stomach empty, I had to pick up all … Continue reading

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