Over the last 2 years the wonderful ice storms we had have all but destroyed the trees in our front yard. One we completely cut down to the ground and the other we kinda just left. We tried to cut it down but the wood was too hard for the chainsaw we had.
But that really didn't seem to matter to the trees. :)
The one cut to the gound looks more like a bush now and the shattered stump? Well, you can see how it is doing above. :)
I took the time at lunch yesterday to thow togather a website for my WoW guild, Istari. I found some really cool asp.net forums called Snitz . If you are looking for something like phpbb but can only use asp you should check it out.
A few months ago I dusted off this blog which I had not touched since 2011. The reason? I was prompted by an article written by Mike Elgan about how famed podcaster and internet host Leo Laporte was dropping social media all together. No Facebook, no Twitter, not even an Instagram. Leo retreated to the safety and security of his own blogs. A world totally under his control. That got me thinking about my terribly limited use of social media (i.e Google+) and why I even bother using it. My engagement on the once flourishing Google+ had all but dried up. I really only communicate regularly with three or four people on the platform these days. All of this lead me to examine the reasons I still bother to post anything to Google+ and the answers were pretty simple. The primary use? To share photos of our travels and grandpuppy with our family. The others? To read the news and to share and converse about things that I like and that matter to me. Then came the announcement that Goo