How to easily add a widget area to WordPress

Does your WordPress theme not have enough widget areas? Do you want to add a widget to an area that does not have a widget area? No problem. This is a simple, easy-to-follow tutorial showing how to add a widget area to WordPress. Step One Open up an FTP client and go to the themes … Continue reading “How to easily add a widget area to WordPress”

WordPress 5.0 is the New Coke of WordPress

I logged into this blog this morning and saw that I had an update to install. It’s for WordPress. 5.0 “Bebo.” I am not going to update my blog to version 5.0. Instead, I will wait for version 5.03 or higher before I even think about updating WordPress. I have no reason to update my … Continue reading “WordPress 5.0 is the New Coke of WordPress”

Seattle is getting an NHL team for the 2021-22 season

Seattle, the city famous for its burnt coffee, rain, and the home of Frasier and Niles Crane, is getting a National Hockey League team. Unlike cities that steal teams from Canada, Seattle is getting an expansion team. This from Gary Bettman, the longtime commissioner of the NHL: Today is an exciting and historic day for … Continue reading “Seattle is getting an NHL team for the 2021-22 season”

Lion Air flight 610 crashed because of artificial intelligence

Divers retrieved the black box belonging to Indonesian Lion Air flight 610. Review of the data determined the autopilot caused the plane to crash. It killed all 189 souls on board. From CNN: Data retrieved from the flight recorder shows the pilots repeatedly fought to override an automatic safety system installed in the Boeing 737 … Continue reading “Lion Air flight 610 crashed because of artificial intelligence”

‘Axis & Allies & Zombies’, a board game for 2-5 players

Avalon Hill, the old board game maker best known for military war games, created a zombie version of its perennial favorite, Axis & Allies. It’s called Axis & Allies & Zombies and has an MSRP of $40. Amazon has it for $33. Although I bought and sometimes even played war games back in the late 80s and early … Continue reading “‘Axis & Allies & Zombies’, a board game for 2-5 players”

A lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving. It’s the one day a year we Americans are required by federal law to overeat, watch football, and think about what we’re thankful for. I have a lot to be thankful for. I’m married to the greatest woman in the world. The life we have together is pretty awesome and continues to get … Continue reading “A lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving”