Sunday, March 22, 2009

Rhyme and Reason

* * * Special Update: Quilly and Doug are two of my most favoritest people and they only ever entice me to try new things. I luvs them lots!

Because Quilly and Doug asked why I didn't have more butterflies on my blog, I no longer have my flapping butterfly profile picture. Blogger won't let me upload any animated gifs and I still haven't figured out how to put pictures in the background and that's why I haven't responded to all of your wonderful comments but i have read them. Thank-you!

But I did get to hear my grandchild's heartbeat Wednesday night, so all things considered I should quit my bitching, don't you agree?

***Update: I have figured out how to put an animated picture back in my profile. Now if someone will tell me how to put pictures in the background...

15 comments:

  1. Oh great Nessa...how wonderful for you. I wish I could help you but I'm a dunce when it comes to these themes for blogs. Why oh why can't it be in just plain English? Keep the butterflies coming...

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  2. I think there are places that give you templates for backgrounds for Blogger, but unless you know HTML fairly well, you could screw everything up. Besides, I have found that it is the content of the blog that is important, not the background which is mostly just a distraction making it hard to read. I love your blog for what you post, not the decoration. I vote to leave it as it is. The .gif avatar is nice, though. I used to make Icy wink in the ID pic, but anymore, I am satisfied with simplicity there. "It's the content, stupid!" That's just an expression derived from the Reagan Pres. campaign signifying what is really important.

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  3. Why did you lose your butterflies because I asked?! I am so glad you've gathered more. These are lovely (green being my fave color).

    AND, you might need to speak to Melli. She redoes her blog for every season and I believe she creates her own. She may be able to help you, but I am only guessing.

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  4. Nice animation. If I remember correctly, pictures in the background are done in the template. I don't remember correctly how, but try DRAAC.com.

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  5. Skywind: My daughter is at 3 months.

    Thom: I have other things I'd rather do myself so not much will be changing.

    Tom: Thanks Tom for being the voice of reason. I'd rather being writing stories than writing code. I like the way my blog looks too.

    Quilly: Oh, I just needed someone to blame and of course it couldn't be my fault for playing with something I shouldn't have touched in the first place (or for once again procrastinating.) Although now I will make myself a green butterfly avatar cus green is my favorite too.

    Doug: Yeah, I messed with the template and was able to make some changes but then I decided I wasted enough time on something that didn't really matter anyway. I do like it plain and simple.

    PS - I looked it up and contralto is the lowest female voice or the highest male voice.

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  6. Congrats on your grand-kid! I wish a safe pregnancy and happy waiting time to your daughter.
    I liked your experimenting spirit with animations. :)

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  7. Indrani: Thanks. We are getting excited.

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  8. Hope all is well, and goes well. Congrats!

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  9. there seems quite a lot of us who like green :)

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  10. Kev: Thanks I appreciate your good wishes.

    Juliana: The best color in the world.

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  11. Now that is some fancy green butterfly! I have no idea how you do that - but it is eye catching.

    Big wow on you hearing your grandbaby's heart beat! How exciting for you. When is he/she/they due? :)

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  12. Tsduff: The baby is due, 9/14, two days after my daughter's birthday.

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  13. I had been wondering about that butterfly!
    This is so clever, very well done!

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  14. Jientje: My name, Vanessa, is from the Greek goddess of butterflies.

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