Lo, a fic recommendation!

I’m not often given to recommending stories, though I’m more likely to recommend a fan fiction these days more than anything else. This is one of those times. The author uploaded the last chapter tonight and, wow! What a twist! It came totally out of left field–though someone more astute than I am might have…

Fall is here, or is it?

That’s what I keep asking myself every time I go outside. Yes, the calendar says, “Autumn!” My outdoor thermometer says, “Summer!” One good thing about autumn is National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo). Jo, my co-Municipal Liaison (read regional volunteer), and I will be making plans and setting dates for the various write-ins and parties…

Yes, a new theme.

I’m trying out this new theme as it seems 2014 (even with the added child theme) is used a LOT around the Web. There’s a lot I like about this one: it’s already optimized for various devices, the menus and widgets are hidden until they’re needed, and the custom header has that sort of muted…

Who am I blocking on this site?

Anyone who tries to log in as an administrator gets automatically blocked, which I then make permanent ASAP. Currently, this includes a crap ton of Italian IPs from static.albacom.net and fastwebnet.it hosting. US would-be hackers mostly come from biz.bhn.net. I block all traffic from China, and most coming from Russia and Eastern Europe. If you’re…