Tulips and Chimneys

Remember I did a big push on Jan 1 2019 to republish several out of copyright poetry books? I wanted to report that those are going well.

My top seller is Tulips and Chimneys by E. E. Cummings. Apparently people really enjoy his free spirited approach to poetry and life.

It was fun to work on that project, although really hard to look for formatting issues! 

Do you enjoy E. E. Cummings?

Server Move 1 Complete

Hurrah! Hurrah! These last two weeks have been fairly non-stop chaos, and these last two days were worse, but I think it’s done! I think **ALL** my sites (except BellaOnline) are now on the new server. With WordPress blogs and UBB forums running.

I just moved the MailEnable mail server to handle all the email. It all seems to be working! Hurrah!

That means I can prepare for the biggest task of all – moving BellaOnline onto its own server.

Veterans Day 2019

Thank you to all the veterans out there who sacrificed to keep us safe.

This morning I got up at 9am to walk alongside Bob See, Dave Bourdeau, and Eddie Scholz who are part of the Al Youngman Brass Band. This is the full video.

The only way I was able to get up that early was to exhaust myself for two nights straight and then go to bed at 5pm on Saturday night. I really did sleep pretty much all 16 hours straight to wake up at 9am. Sometimes your body needs rest.

Network Solutions

Network Solutions just emailed to say their server was hacked in August and I should change my password to keep my websites safe.

For the past week I HAVE BEEN TELLING NETSOL ONE BY ONE TO MOVE ALL MY SITES TO A NEW SERVER and they didn’t blink an eye.

I could easily have been a hacker! These are large sites I’ve had with them for nearly twenty years!

They didn’t even think to contact me to check that these were valid moves?

This doesn’t give me a lot of confidence in them :).


WOOOO HOOOOOO!! I just tried the automated data conversion in MySQL. I imported my EnjoyMA entire website database from MSSQL (Microsoft) to MySQL. It imported it!! Without failing!! With everything I’ve been going through I am celebrating this victory 


EnjoyMA.com is one of my medium-sized websites – my goal is to visit every one of the 351 towns and cities in Massachusetts to share something about each one.

How much of your home state have you seen?