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todays is Kal-ee-vor-nya’s Admission Day

On this day in 1850… California became a state. One of the United States. Once that ol’ gold was discovered, those people didn’t want California to be any ol territory all on its own, no way no how. Let’s make that Golden State the Golden State. (and, incidentally, when I read Assembling California, a few […]

Some new WordPress plugins I’m trying out

Wordpress Diagnosis. Good info that’s tucked behind your Dashboard: server information, php information, mysql information. Live comment preview, which you’ll see when (if!) you post a comment. ShortStat. Another Dashboard modification to show you some site stats. Guess I need to wait a while for some incoming hits to see how this one works. Several […]

Just thinking

Over at Kalilily Time, just thinking It started out innocently enough. I began to think at cocktail parties. Now and then — just to loosen up. Inevitably, though, one thought led to another, and soon I was more than just a social thinker. I began to think alone — “to relax,” I told myself — […]