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German Shepherd called to jury duty

@PatrickD: My cat would never make it the courthouse. She would find a way to kill everyone on the way. Smile

posted @ Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 11:03

The Shoebox

Now that she is retired, my mother is opening all those shoe boxes and placing the photos in albums in chronological order. It is taking a lot more time than she thought. The project is going well though. I looked through it last time I was in Macon.
My favorite pictures are the ones when my parents were first married before they had kids.

posted @ Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 11:02

4 things to consider before buying your next car

@Digdug: That's Mr. Sponge to you.

posted @ Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 11:12

4 things to consider before buying your next car

Drupal definition: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drupal

posted @ Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 16:01

Death of 'Archie'

[quote][b]Digdug[/b] -

Ummmm... Second favorite past time Laughing out loud

[/quote]
Oh yeah forgot. Stealing souls is your #1 favorite past time. #gingers

posted @ Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 21:37

Death of 'Archie'

@grove600: P.S. What was insulting about my post? I read it twice and i don't see it. I just made a statement that lots of readers read articles and choose not to comment. I think you read into the statement because I added the smiley face. That was just for @Digdug: because I know he was just giving me a hard time.

posted @ Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 18:13

Death of 'Archie'

@grove600: He knows I'm joking with him. @Digdug: likes to give me a hard time here and on Twitter. It's his favorite past time. Smile

posted @ Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 18:04

Death of 'Archie'

@Digdug: I never said "lots of traffic." I said that traffic has increased on the site.
There is no correlation between more comments and more traffic. Less than 1% of those who read OnlineAthens actually comment.
Not everyone has something to say like you. Smile

posted @ Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 17:44

Death of 'Archie'

@Digdug: It takes a lot more than 5 people to produce the traffic this site does. Nice try though. Smile

posted @ Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 17:21

Death of 'Archie'

[quote][b]Digdug[/b] - Web traffic = same user over and over and viewed as a unique visitor each time.[/quote]
Actually, that's not true. Unique visitors are different from page view counts. What we look at is page view counts. Unique visitors are a factor for advertising but the web traffic I look at is actual page views.

posted @ Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 17:01

Death of 'Archie'

[quote][b]grove600[/b] - Traffic was not low due to a lack of content. It was low due to a lack of customers[/quote]
OnlineAthens has plenty of customers but readers stopped coming to AthensTalks due to lack of content. Readers are returning but commentors are not. Just because we lack comments doesn't mean we lack web traffic.

posted @ Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 16:11

Death of 'Archie'

@Digdug: I'm talking about AthensTalks traffic, not OnlineAthens. When I started working on the site again, the traffic was very low due to lack of content. With added content, people are reading. AthensTalks is on a different server than OnlineAthens.

posted @ Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 12:46

Death of 'Archie'

@Digdug: People are reading the posts but not commenting. Traffic is up on the site but no one wants to comment. Honestly, commenting on articles on the internet as a whole is down. I think people are spending most of their engagement time on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook and less on news sites.

posted @ Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 11:37

These animals may help your garden

@nowheregirl: LOL I am still working as an independent contractor for the paper. They asked me to help out with the business section since they are between business reporters right now. You will see my byline on business stories here and there for a while.

[quote][b]nowheregirl[/b] - You done snuck in the back door, didn't ya? Huh? [/quote]
I am very disturbed by this though.... Smile

posted @ Monday, March 31, 2014 - 14:36

These animals may help your garden

[quote][b]jtsim[/b] - Maybe we could spice it up a bit with something about gay bible thumping animals stealing food from gun toting baseball fans[/quote]

I will record your suggestions. Smile

posted @ Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 22:18

It's Fantasy Baseball time

[quote][b]PatrickD[/b] - This is going to be the Braves year. I can feel it!!! Fingers crossed![/quote]
NO jinxing... Tongue

posted @ Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 17:00

These animals may help your garden

@Digdug: Let's work at getting her off the couch first.

posted @ Friday, March 28, 2014 - 10:26

These animals may help your garden

Like this one:

posted @ Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 15:01

These animals may help your garden

@Digdug: A ginger being stung by a bunch of bees? I'm sold on that show. Smile

posted @ Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 18:39

Sticky buns for Easter breakfast

@Digdug: Luckily, I'm paid by how cute I am. Smile

posted @ Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 18:38

TOS What does it really mean?

@nowheregirl: I think the hyphen in her last name is confusing Drupal. I will pass your message along to Andrea. I'm pretty sure a brief will be on the site this weekend and in the paper about this town hall.

posted @ Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 20:45

TOS What does it really mean?

@nowheregirl: Maybe this will help:

posted @ Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 15:57

TOS What does it really mean?

@nowheregirl: If you want to tag Andrea, try this: @Andrea Griffith:

Hope that helps. Smile

posted @ Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 13:21

TOS What does it really mean?

@nowheregirl: I may try and drop by. Smile

posted @ Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 16:21

It's Fantasy Baseball time

@PatrickD: Bring it on! Smile

posted @ Monday, March 17, 2014 - 14:05

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