Rules & Regulations for Making Comments
I started this blog in January 2006 as part of an assignment for one of my first Masters classes. The rest of my website has been around since October 2003. The website was started for a variety of reasons. I wanted a place where friends and family could read and see what I was up to. I wanted a place where I could keep track of all the books I’ve read and share them with others (that is now managed at Miss Giggles’ Book Log). And I wanted to be able to put all the photos I’ve taken some where and show them off a bit.
The tag line for this blog is: All the random things that make me giggle, and some that don’t. This blog is, and always has been, a collection of the random thoughts that run through my head throughout the day. It is a place for me to record those thoughts and perhaps make them sit down and stay for a while so that I may explore them a little more in depth.
I appreciate the comments of others. A lot of the times I feel like I am talking to myself here because I can’t be sure that anyone is reading my thoughts. And that is just fine. I am not always looking to get into deep philosophical discussions on this blog.
I respect the rights of others to say and do what they want in their own space. But here, this is mine. And if something is said that could cause strife or would not contribute to the overall feeling I have tried to establish here, I will take action. If you are going to post a comment that could be contentious or are simply trying to start an argument, I ask you not to. I am the final judge here on what is said.
To comment on this, please refer back to the original posting that inspired this = Blog – A Mission Statement.
Edit (7 Feb 2008): Due to malicious activity from a spider that really annoyed me with how many times they hit my site, you now have to register to make a comment. Please still comment. Your registration information never goes beyond this site and I never use it for anything. If you register and are not sent an email with a password, please let me know. Sometimes my server has a bit of an attitude problem and doesn’t cooperate the way it should.
Edit (17 Mar 2009): I have now set it up so a small image (avatar) will appear next to comments. This can be a fun way to visually identify who is making a comment. For instructions about how to set up an image for your comments, see the post, “Gravatars.”