Thursday, March 22, 2007

Blog 'Rasslin

For the last 24 hours or so I have been locked in mortal combat with Blogger Beta, mainly with the site feed info and the RSS. For some reason, this new version isn't cooperating with various aggregators and so posts aren't showing up.

A shame really, cause the last month has been chock full of darned timely and expertly rendered opinions, stories and must-read links and other vital bits of interweb ephemera.

However today, at least, thanks to the tireless efforts of The Editor, I did get a new masthead installed for the page here, which I think is darn fine new look. And not only is your Cup of Joe "Open All Night", it's a location offering 24-hour respite from the world. And everyone gets a "bottomless cup of joe" for free, no cash transactions needed. It's always fresh and always hot.

And if you too are one of the bloggers who has been forced into the Beta mode, do you have any suggestions on why the site feeds and aggregators are getting fried or how to repair it? All useful info appreciated.

I know many bloggers are migrating to other services and I too am considering it. Thoughts on such migrations are appreciated too.

In the meantime, bask in the glow of the new neon sign, enjoy your free coffee and there's always a booth or a seat at the counter available here for anyone, anytime.

UPDATE: I have tinkered some more with the page and hopefully resolved the problem ... thanks for any and all information and suggestions though!!! Keep 'em coming!


  1. I like your new header! Very cool, indeed.

    I would suggest going to WordPress. It has been tons better than my experience with the new Blogger. I got knocked off of the NiT aggregator when I was forced to Blogger Beta, and had all kinds of problems with comments, posts, etc.

    Lynnster can hook you up in no time!

  2. Joe,
    I like wordpress better but I love The Editor's work as your new header.
    And don't worry, people will follow and change their feeds, because I was worried about that as well.
    There are some things to learn but it's really a great deal better for me at least, at the new and improved blog.
    One other thing. More people comment at my wordpress blog because they only have to sign in once.
    Just some random thoughts,