Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Changes

I am updating this site. I decided if I am going to take my writing seriously, I need to take the blog seriously. So, to that end, please note the addition of "Daily People." I also have "Weekly People" and "Occasional People" I will be adding. (Took me hours to figure out how to do this. Was quite simple when I understood I had "new blog" and not "old blog.") I still for the life of me cannot add links within the text. I did figure out how to add the whole URL link but don't want to do that. I just want to add name or blog title. If you can help me, please do so.

I updated my book list. This will be on going. Be warned "Santa Evita" is unnerving and depressing. Made me want to go and bathe after I read it, but I could not put it down. I love "Lucia" so all of E.F. Benson's books will reappear. These are my first Madeleine L'Engle and Anne Lamott books. So far, so good. "Psychosynthesis" is heavy sledding. May clash with my Christian understanding, and may not. Can't tell yet. I am reading "The Truth About Money" to find out how to handle money. About time right. This is a great book. I read it like a novel. Am learning lots.

I have written some short autobiographical stories. I will be posting some of them when I get up the nerve. When I get my new computer I will add photos. I am thinking about changing the look of the blog. Brown is so boring. But I kind of like the template. If the color can be changed let me know. I couldn't figure out how to do it.

Today is better. I sought comfort early in my prayer chair. When my soul is nourished it is much easier to nourish my body. Must remember this. Gorgeous day here. Touristas are are arriving by the motorhome load. (I can see the main road from my window.) Had blood drawn this AM at the Health Fair for a chem panel. Will see how healthy I am on June 2nd. Mark passed out again. Luckily they had him in the recliner. Odd how many men pass out during the blood draws. He was very embarrassed.

Need to go plan supper. All in all a good day.

Take care of yourselves. Love Bea

Hot dog! I figured out how to change the color of the font.

6 comments:

Cindy174 said...

I still don't know how to add links to stuff. Maybe I will figure it out one day. I like that you put your book list on here. I want to read the one about money,or maybe I should say that I NEED to read the one about money. Glad you are having a good day. That prayer in the morning really is a blessing.

Cindy174 said...

PS Looking forward to those autobiographical short stories!!

Lori said...

I love E.F. Benson. I have his collection of ghost stories which are quite good. I wouldn't read some of them when you're alone in the house.

Have you read, E.M. Delafield's Diary of a Country Lady in the various forms? Or the Miss Read books? Delafield skewers the English lady scenario but the Miss Read are very fun in a different way -- kind of a Barbara Pym style.

You might also like "I Conquer the Castle" but I can't think of the author. I'll look at your list. It's what I need -- more books for my book list. :-)

Thanks!

Vickie said...

Linking

When you are in the CREATE page - typing away - there is something that looks like a little green monster near the spell check and font pictures.

When you want to link - you OPEN a new window by clicking on your blue "e" or whatever you use to open a new web page.

You open a new one - so you don't loose what you have - you open to the page that you want and then highlight what is in the address bar at the top and right click to copy that line.

If you are in your own blog - and click on the title of your old entry - it will add the particulars to the address line for THAT entry.

Yhen after you have copied the line from the address bar - you go back to your create window and click/highlight the WORD in your typing that you want to BE the link.

Then you click on the little green monster and a little box will open - you use paste to add your link and then click OK.

Your word (in your text) should then be underlined and turn a different color.

Also:
On this same CREATE screen - on the upper right corner of the box itself - there are two tabs - edit html and compose - you have different options in those two systems.

For example - I spell check in edit html - because it puts the misspelled words in red and opens a box for each one to show options - but if you do this - YOU MUST click on resumer editing (I think in green print) in the middle of the tool bar in order to save your changes.

BigAssBelle said...

i am SO thrilled, Miss Bea, that someone else is as technically challenged as i am :-)

BigAssBelle said...

I just came here to read again your colorful note about your day. It gives me such a peaceful feeling to read of your contentment there. I adore Anne LaMott. Hope you do too.