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WordPress Block Editor Tutorial

Recommended WordPress Block Editor Tutorial

I use WordPress for this site and extensively at work. The WordPress Block Editor has dramatically changed how WordPress sites are developed since it was integrated in 2018. If you haven't worked with it, here is a solid overview by Jamie Marsland of Pottlepress. Worth a watch.
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It Was A Very Good Year — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's Song is "It Was A Very Good Year" by Frank Sinatra. This song has a nostalgic, yet melancholy feel. The singer is older, "in the autumn of the year", and thinks back on the romances that defined key stages of his life.
Suspects on Acorn TV

Suspects — What We’re Watching

Our latest find on Acorn TV is Suspects, a British police procedural show that aired from 2014-2016. There are five seasons (or series as the British refer to them).
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And So It Goes — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's song is And So It Goes by Billy Joel. The song was written in 1983, but not released until 1989 on the album Storm Front. I had been a Joel fan since he first broke out and this album was a personal favorite. I was traveling in Asia almost constantly at this point in my life for work and I spend a lot of long-haul flights listening to it.
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Manhunt — What We Are Watching

Our latest find on AcornTV is the show Manhunt. It features Martin Clunes from Doc Martin. Clunes plays DCI Colin Sutton, the lead detective on two cases investigated by the Met that captivated Britain.
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The Reversal by Michael Connelly — Latest Read

Finished The Reversal, the third book in the Lincoln Lawyer series by Michael Connelly. This one has a number of interesting twists starting with Haller being recruited as an independent prosecutor for the retrial of a 20 year old murder case.
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Birthday Celebration Part II

We continued to celebrate Teresa's birthday with a visit to Savour in downtown Tallahassee on Saturday night. We enjoyed the evening but after six months on really strict diets for both of us, we were almost overwhelmed by two big meals back to back!
I Knew I loved You by Savage Garden

I Knew I Loved You — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's Song is I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden. It is for my wife Teresa who is celebrating her birthday today. Sweetheart, this song says how I feel better than I ever could. Happy birthday. Thank you for saying yes!
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This Is How You Lose The Time War — Latest Read

My latest read was This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone. This 2019 novella is an epistolary story, a series of letters between the two main characters, Red and Blue. They are agents for two warring empires fighting a battle across time.