Goodbye, Pandora. I’ve found someone new

Dearest Pandora, We’ve been together for a while now. You’ve introduced me to so many new bands and new tunes. We’ve spent countless hours together – staying up until the wee hours of the morning. We’ve worked together (even when I wasn’t supposed to be streaming at work) and we’ve played together. You’ve been a good friend indeed. I’m so sorry to tell you this but there’s someone else. I didn’t mean for this to happen but one day while listenting to my favorite podcast ( The Clark Howard Show) I was introduced to someone new and… well, we’ve seeing …

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The Best Web Hosting Company

One day while searching for a better hosting company I came upon Blue Host, which (according to my neighbor who works with them as an affiliate) is the same company as Host Monster. I set up a friend’s site using BlueHost and was surprised at how intuitive everything was as well as how quick it was. Then, when it came time for me to renew my hosting for some of my own sites I decided to try Host Monster and, once again, was very impressed. At the tiny price of $5.95/month it’s a steal. Here are a few reasons I …

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The Mill Creek Canyon Pipeline

This weekend my neighbor, Scott, invited me on a great bike ride called the Pipeline. I had heard of it before and was excited to go. I have an older cheap mountain bike but it proved sturdy enough. Me, on the other hand – not so sturdy. But more on that in a minute. It all started well, here we are before starting. Then I flipped over the front end of my bike going down a hill, smacked the rocky trail with my desk jockey body (and face) and then landed down here: After a quick scan for injuries, I …

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Nils: An Experiment in SEO

Nils. So my name is Nils. As mentioned in an earlier post, I want to see how far up the search engine rankings I can get this blog to show up for the word Nils. I figure if I mention it (Nils) enough that it’s got to show up (Nils) eventually and start getting good (Nils) rankings. This blog was created on July 16 and was indexed by Google on July 17. Nice. However, at present (July 22, 2009) it does not show up at all in the top 500 listings for the term “Nils”. We’ll see what happens. CURRENT …

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