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I, too, need an easy explanation for my rather slow and
old gray matter.  And it's Friday, so I get to home also
and celebrate.
Gary

On 13 Jan 2005 at 21:19, Joseph  Grill wrote:

> You know, I had never even heard of "blog" or "blogging" before
> "Rathergate" (please, no political discussion here).  I'm (besides a
> home grown Wyoming bumpkin now a living in Northern Arizona
> Bumpkinville") lost on this "blog" thing.  I was pretty naive as a kid
> about sex, drugs, and well, I guess I had the drinking thing well
> figured out, and as a father at 19 maybe not so naive about sex (at
> the moment finishing up the last of the holiday Tom and Jerry batter),
> but how about an explanation, for a pushing retirement guy, on this
> "blogging thing.  Any of you up to speed "bloggers" up to an
> explanation?  You can email me privately if you may be embarrassed
> about answering this email from such a "hick".  Is it kind of like
> what we are doing on this list or what?  How does it work, and HOW DO
> I BLOG?
> 
> Wow, way too many quotes, parentheses, and commas.  Hope Gail isn't
> reading this!  Had dinner tonight with my wife (that was good) and two
> elderly women (I was the only male).  I had to come home for some of
> the hard stuff. Water is boiling for another round.
> 
> J. Grill
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Bill Polhemus" <bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc>
> To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2005 8:23 AM
> Subject: OT: Blogging
> 
> 
> > Anyone out there doing a blog?
> >
> > I just set one up (finally) on my server, and now I'm overwhelmed
> > with the possibilities. I'm using WordPress
> > (http://www.wordpress.org) on my Linux machine, and after getting
> > some bugs ironed out it seems to be quite feature-ful and easy to
> > administer.
> >
> > I like the idea of having "full control" of my own server, etc.,
> > rather than hosting off someone else.
> >
> > Anyway, I was wondering if anyone else is doing this, would like to
> > share some ideas. Of course, I'm including a section for discussions
> > related to Structural Engineering as well as all the other stuff.
> >
> > See ya in the blogosphere.
> >
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