Etchings on the Digital Cave Walls: The Evolving Nature of Blogs

Well hello there. It’s been over 4 months since the last update, and I only posted 9 times in 2013. If anyone who happens to read this follows my other creative outlets, you can see that I’ve been anything but dormant – posting regularly to 500px, Flickr, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Despite the silence, I actually traveled quite a lot in 2013: China, around a large swath of the U.S. for 7 weeks, Indonesia, Singapore and destinations throughout the Philippines,Read more

Bali for 5 weeks

I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth – I’ve just been much less disconnected in Bali for the past 5 weeks. I’ll update more appropriately soon. This poor blog turns 10 years old in a couple of months – need to breathe some life back into it!Read more

Site has been down due to Dreamhost problems

Just a quick note – this blog has been down 4 times in the past three weeks due to my webhost, Dreamhost, encountering problems. This past downtime has been over 48 hours – which is quite alarming. I’ll be investigating other webhosts as coincidentally my renewal with Dreamhost is up in two weeks. I’ve been using their services since 2006 with mostly positive support but this is simply not acceptable. If you have recommendations for other hosts, please drop meRead more

5GB Free Dropbox Space For Helping to Beta Test Camera Upload Feature

Dropbox is currently offering 5GB of free space for beta testers to test their new camera upload feature. I tried it this morning at home and am letting it run all day and confirm that it’s working properly. For every 500mb of pics / videos uploaded, you’ll get 500mb free up to 5GB. Not a bad deal if you’re a Dropbox user. Here’s the link – not sure how long it’ll be available.  Read more