From the Editor:
Hello, my dear friends and family, I say that because many of you feel like family to us, and in your comments and emails, you refer to us in the same way. What an honor that is for us.
As for the title, yes, we are growing by leaps and bounds because of your wonderful, loyal readership, and because new followers and fans arrive each day. We strive to make this site attractive, fun and filled with useful, artistic, and thoughtful content. We have been blessed to publish people from across the spectrum of religion, race, creed, and color – we are diverse and we love it. But, never fear, we are told that the migration process to our hosting site (still going to be twodropsofink.com) is elementary.
In 2015, we were experiencing our first explosion in growth. Our numbers were in the tens of thousands of views per month (I never like to throw out numbers). Suffice it to say, we were getting some real attention from readers and followers. However, we weren’t so happy with Blogger; it’s a tough site to deal with unless you’re an IT genius. There were other reasons, primarily attached to the aesthetics and theme choices which were limited. So, we moved to WordPress.com, which was only because I didn’t know any better (laughing). We should have chosen hosting and WordPress.org at that time, but I knew nothing about web hosting or any of the other jargon (remember folks, I’m an English major, not a science guy). I just wanted a better-looking site and better demographics.
The move was clunky because I didn’t create a redirect link (I don’t remember what it was called), and so, many followers lost us in the mix. That said, they finally found us again, and we are doing fine today. However, we don’t have the freedom we need, and want, if we are to grow to the next level, so we are migrating to a WordPress.org site, and we are paying for hosting.
I’ve paid some IT guys to get this done for us, we want it to be a smooth move, but I also wanted to warn our dear followers to watch, look, and follow us to the new site. Those of you whose blogs we follow, don’t worry, we will migrate that list as well. I’m told it will be seamless, but, who knows (laughing).
The point is this: we respect you, our dear, faithful audience, and we love you. We wanted to let you know the who, what, where, and why of this decision because it’s your site, too. Please email me at twodropsofink.com if you have any questions. The process should start tomorrow, and we are not supposed to really notice anything, but I never trust math people and scientists (wink).
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