Monday, June 05, 2017

I declare my new site operational!

Well, I've been silent for almost 2 years: that's what happens when you divorce, fall in love with somebody you met 27 years earlier in Ecuador, and then retire to Ecuador.

The new site works well, though the host is a bit slow.  Please give it a try and let me know what you think.

And also, if you would, donate to me through Patreon!  For 23 years I haven't asked for anything, but some money to run the site would be nice.


Eric said...

Welcome back, Mike!

Glad to hear about what sound like positive life changes.

The Artful Dodger said...

Yes, congratulations seem to be in order on several fronts. I hope this blogspot and legacy pages remain up.
I just dropped by to suggest another quote for the Quotations page. It is legit.

Adam Smith
The labour and time of the poor is in civilized countries sacrificed to the maintaining of the rich in ease and luxury. The landlord is maintained in idleness and luxury by the labor of his tenants. The moneyed man is supported by his exactions from the industrious merchant and the needy who are obliged to support him in ease by a return for the use of his money. But every savage has the full enjoyment of the fruits of his own labours; there are no landlords, no usurers, no tax gatherers …. [T]he poor labourer … has all the inconveniences of the soil and season to struggle with, is continually exposed to the inclemency of the weather and the most severe labour at the same time. Thus he who as it were supports the whole frame of society and furnishes the means of the convenience and ease of all the rest is himself possessed of a very small share and is buried in obscurity. He bears on his shoulders the whole of mankind, and unable to sustain the weight of it is thrust down into the lowest parts of the earth from whence he supports the rest. In what manner then shall we account for the greatshare he and the lowest persons have of the conveniences of life? [Smith 1762 1766, pp. 340 41]

From Michael Perelman's blog

Gavin Kennedy as well