I HATE it when something I like is “new and improved.”
Mostly because it generally means they’ve messed with the bits I like.
So whats with me messing around with my blog?
The problem is that when you start your first blog, you have no idea what you’re doing. Who knows what all those cool theme features are about anyway?
I’ve toyed with the idea of altering the theme for some time, but the problem is always that it will mess up the formatting of all the posts that came before.
If you’ve got a pure text blog it’s not an issue, but I’ve always had a blogazine kind of thing going and where the images appear and how it’s laid out is part of what holds it all together. What can I say, I’m a writer with visual overtones. I certainly don’t want to wreak havoc with my earlier posts. I worked hard to get them not only sounding but looking right. Besides, they tend to get as much traffic as the new posts. So I’m limited in the themes I can actually switch to.
So here it is, I’m making the switch to The Journalist v1.9 Lucian E. Marin.
But really, in the grand scheme of things, that’s a small change.
The big change is that as of today this blog gets unnamed: it’s not “in the wind” anymore.
After more than a year of blogging I have come to the realization that I picked a lousy name for my blog.
“In the wind” is bland.
Boring. Indistinct. Meaningless.
Vague even. What is it really? A name that doesn’t really say anything.
Even worse, the silly thing is still no closer to being on the front page– or even the top ten pages, probably– of any search engine search engine you’d care to name. Too many other things have prior or more powerful claim to it. No worries.
Instead, I’ll just call the thing ‘Laurel L. Russwurm’
Kind of makes sense since the whole point is that this is supposed to be my personal blog.
And after a year it certainly is. (No I didn’t throw a party on the anniversary… I’ve been too busy tilting at windmills and writing my debut novel.) So what the heck, it’s my blog, it ought to have my name on it.
Other than that, everything’s just the same. 😀 Sorry for any inconvenience.