Summer is over already?

Labor Day

Traditionally, in the USA, Labor Day (the first Monday in September) marks the end of the summer vacation season. It is also the time when students go back to school and in this blogger get back to blogging. We marked some significant events this summer. We gained two sons-in-law this summer. In August, we had … Read more

Tinkering with Attempts at Honesty

In an effort toward continuous improvement, I am constantly tinkering with the structure of Attempts at Honesty. Specifically, I want to make it easier for people to comment on posts. Over the years I have tried a variety of comment plugins. Disqus, Livefyre and Jetpack were some of the plugins that I have tried but … Read more

Learning as I go . . .

This is an apology to many of you who get posts from Attempts at Honesty by email. I made a mistake and I’m sorry for it. WordPress (the platform I use to manage the blog) uses plugins to add functionality. I had been using one plugin that provided many functions┬áthat I didn’t use so I … Read more

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