HECK YA! I finally have WordPress 2.8

GoDaddy hosting now officially rocks my socks.

the transition to the latest WordPress does not seem to have killed my blog so i am in my happy place right now.

yes, it took a few tries (and days), but after a couple phone calls to customer support, it finally went through.  im not going to lie, all i really had to do was click a few things on my hosting account, such as the word “update.”

i have yet to learn all the cool things WordPress 2.8 has to offer, but my basic understanding of the situation is that things will now become much easier for me when it comes to running this site. and no. it will not change one single thing for the average reader, which actually was my goal.

so yay.

also, on a side note, i DID in fact fill out a customer satisfaction survey for every single one of the GoDaddy customer service calls i had to make. and i gave all the guys who helped me perfect survey responses. i used to work in the customer service industry and i know companies take those things VERY seriously.

here’s hoping all those guys get free GoDaddy beach towles or something as a reward for their perfect customer service.

either that, or GoDaddy will realize that some crazy girl named crystal with a site called “sevenlayerburritos” despite the fact that it has nothing to do with sevens, layers or burritos, keeps giving everyone perect surveys and will respond accordingly.

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i heart change. and berries.

it’s ok. get angry. i KNOW, you LOVED the bicycle with the daisies. go ahead. scream it out.

:: ho. hum. whistle. whistle. ::

there? better now? great.

now we can all move on and appreciate the new pretty berries on the top of my blog. because let’s be honest, they are SO pretty!

and i appreciate good design too much to just let my site sit in a state of unrest while i spend my hours trying to find a way to make it better, which is what i was doing while the daisies were up.

and if you don’t like this one, well, I’d rather you just not tell me.

i mean, every time someone makes even one slight against my theme choice, the comment lingers in my stupid brain FOREVER until i find a way to either fix it, or change it.

and i’d just rather not deal with that kind of stress right now. ok?

already, this obsession has led me to become somewhat brazen lately as i fiddle with the html code of the theme. I know, risky right? one false move and BAM!, my whole site could come crashing down around me.

but seeing as how im pickier than a five year old harboring a fascination of buggers, i can’t just sit back and fantasize about how much cooler my blog COULD be if only I made a few small tweaks.

so i’ve been winging it and altering things such as the search tab (which originally was over the picture on top) and the width of things.

but it’s after mid-night, and i haven’t slept much the last couple days, so I need to slowly pull myself away from the laptop and get some freaking sleep.

I’ll probably play with it some more tomorrow though, so don’t get all comfy with the way it is now.

dream sweet.

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kind of like a murder, but of a blog

i officially deleted my anonymous journalism blog today.

all but two of you probably didn’t even know i had this site (see: webster, anonymous) but it’s kind of a moot point, seeing as how it’s now been deleted. that’s right. gone. forever. into the dark abyss. or heaven. or into the earth. (im not actually sure where blogs go when they die).


i started it back when i was working in oshkosh as a way to vent because holy pencils, did that place suck. (i can say that right? that it sucked. hmm? i don’t remember any confidentiality agreements). i only kept it up to date for about three minutes though because it’s pretty freaking hard to manage two blogs.

and i’ve let it sit silent for the past six months (ish). so today, out of the kindness of my heart and because wordpress kept yelling at me to EITHER DELETE THE BLOG OR PUT UP A NEW POST ALREADY!! i exported all the files onto my desktop and clicked “delete blog.”

maybe it’s a metaphor for what i subconsciously know i need to do to journalism. or maybe it’s just another thing on my saturday to-do list. either way, it’s gone forever. (so I’m told by wordpress).

the whole thing was a warm-up for my next goal: to delete the site where this blog used to be. but i feel much, much sadder about that possibility.

it’s weird to think that my original home on cybersype could be killed so easily. with a just a few confirmation clicks everything could wipped out.

that one might take me a little longer to actually do.

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