In December I was handed an opportunity to come out of retirement and participate in a real world mission again. Who wouldn’t jump at the opportunity to be a super hero, travel great distances, spend tons of money to support a critical national security mission? Before I knew it the mission was out of control with twists and turns, soon the mission didn’t resembled anything of the original task. But, I am getting ahead of myself, I will start from the beginning…
Hello blog readers of The Cedar Journal. There will be a bit of a delay in this weeks posting due to technical issues I am having with WordPress.
It all started when I saw last week I saw that someone overnight had changed the name of our site. Hubby, always the optimist thinking it was only a glitch, I, who worked for the government for years, fearing the worst as someone hacking our site.
I am working with WordPress on this issue. As today I started to write my blog and the site suddenly lost all my material I had written this morning. Frustration for sure, more like I wanted to throw my computer and the entire blog thing out the window.
I do have other things going on in my life besides rewriting blogs after losing them.
Duh, if only the WordPress people could understand that and figure out what is actually going on.
Then my life will go back to normal of not hating my computer, WordPress and the dark web of hacking.
I need to be in a better place, like learning stuff for my Dutch driving test… ok, also not on my favorite “Things I like to do” list, but I still have to do it!
I hopefully will have this worked out soon and will post a continuation of my Great Mississippi River Road trip.
Part of the fix is that I will not receive email notifications for a while from any of my followers. If it takes me time to respond to any of your comments or emails, I apologize for my delay in advance.
Have you had issues with your blog? How did you resolve? Have the issues ever returned? How responsive was WordPress staff? Share your comments below.
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As I started day two of my Great River Road trip I woke to a mist and the sun peaking over the horizon. I put on my coffee and started the repacking of the car.
I started on 14 Sept on this trip and as I had every intention of keeping a daily log of my trip that soon went right out the window. Below is the first attempt to write.
It has been a whirlwind few weeks. Vacation in the North part of The Netherlands to traveling in the USA.
My most recent journey started at the end of September as I flew into Minnesota from Amsterdam. I took one day to pack my car with all my camping gear and suitcases. Then started my 1975 mile round trip journey along the Great River Road.
Now that I am back in The Netherlands I have a bit of time to reflect on my trip last month to Minnesota. Once I finally dipped my kayak in the water at Big Marine Lake I spent the last few days I had of my visit exploring the areas around the Southern edge of the lake.
Besides catching a Minnesota trout, kayaking was the only other thing on my to “do list” this trip and so far the weather has been a huge hurdle.
The temperature hit 74F yesterday and the lake where we are staying had ice out a few days ago. Imagine the smile on my face at checkin when I knew I would be able to now get my kayak out of storage and onto the lake.