Saturday, 16 May 2009 04:00
Website development–fun??? Yes, I’m sure that you think that thought is weird. Sometimes I think it is as well. I have to say, though, that I really enjoy developing websites. It’s the content I have more of a problem with, especially my own. What do I say? Why should I say it? I know that a website needs to be updated regularly, but what kind of updates? However, I enjoy setting up websites, and posting other people’s content. I also like showing them how to post their content so that they can take ownership of it. I get a "zing" out of creating websites. Yes, sometimes it’s tedious, especially when something isn’t working correctly. Sometimes it takes a lot of my time. Sometimes I need a break. However, if I’m taking a break from one, I usually tinker with another. I guess it’s an addiction. I create websites using an Open Source Content Management System (CMS) called Joomla! 1.5, and a series of extensions made for Joomla! 1.5. Some are quite easy to configure, and some can be quite challenging. I have probably created ten different websites using Joomla! 1.5. It allows me to put up complex websites up in…
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Thursday, 09 April 2009 04:00
I have certainly been gone from this blog for a while. I’m a bit ashamed and embarrassed. I’m not the best blogger in the world. Nothing very interesting has been happening in my life. Maybe that’s a good thing! My websites were attacked back in November, and they were off-again on-again for a while. Finally, I completely redid them. It wasn’t too bad since the sites are all dynamic database-driven websites. I’m happy to say that they are all back and in running order. My husband’s website: www.woodencelt.com My homeschool site with LOTS of links to great resources: www.clevercelts.com/entmoot-academy My personal site concerning all of my passions: www.clevercelts.com Go visit sometime, and let me know what you think about the sites!
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Tuesday, 25 November 2008 05:00
I saw this tag on drewsfamilytx’s blog, and thought I’d try it. 1. He’s sitting in front of the TV, what is on the screen? Playstation 2 "Dark Alliance 2. You’re out to eat; what kind of dressing does he get on his salad? Ranch as long as there is no red cabbage in the salad 3. What’s one food he doesn’t like? Sweet Potatoes 4. You go out to the bar. What does he order? LOL, don’t think he’d go to a bar, but he’d order water no lemon 5. Where did he go to high school? Hillcrest High School, SC 6. What size shoe does he wear? 11 7. If he was to collect anything, what would it be? Thor Comic Books and figurines 8. What is his favorite type of sandwich? Portabello Mushroom 9. What would he eat every day if he could? salmon and cheese 10. What is his favorite cereal? Raisin Bran 11. What would he never wear? Shorts 12. What is his favorite sports team? Ummmm . . . he doesn’t like sports 13. Who did he vote for? Chuck Baldwin (Constitution Party) 14. Who is his best friend? I am, and maybe Bob.…
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Friday, 24 October 2008 04:00
I don’t know if it’s because I have been sitting at a computer for way too long, or what, but the colors of this website are bothering my eyes. Would you please let me know whether the colors against the transparent background look okay? Should I make the columns less transparent? It may be because I experienced some great eyestrain yesterday, and I’m not completely over it. When I designed it a few days back, it didn’t bother me.
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Friday, 24 October 2008 04:00
I would be a stay-at-home mom. I would get up in the morning with my kids, fix breakfast, homeschool when the sun was up, do laundry, keep the house clean, sew, write, and design websites. Unfortunately, this is not a perfect world, and that is not my lot in life. Instead, I get up early and go into a job that I’m very thankful for in these times of uncertainty, come home, homeschool my children my share of the subjects (my husband homeschools art, history, and Bible), design websites, and plan for the next homeschool day. Then I plop into bed a very exhausted mom, just to start it all up the next day. I’m not complaining. I have learned to be content in these trials, no matter what the desire of my heart is. I know that one day I will have the desire of my heart, even if it is on the other side of this life. Why do I not get to stay at home with my children? Well, my husband is disabled. The neurologist believe that he has a very sensitive nervous system. Not much we can do but treat it. Sometimes his legs just stop…
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