There was a conversation on Facebook the other day about how many times a day we exchange "I love you"s with our spouse. I find that question a little embarrassing to answer. Instead let's discuss how many times a day we tell our spouse we'll see them in hell. (Once per day minimum, upon parting for the day, in case Something Happens. Plus sometimes an additional spontaneous time or two, as conditions merit it.)
I was recently looking at the statistics for this blog, and found over 500 hits from one particular site. I was like, "Oh! I will click through and thank this kind and popular sir or madam for their link to me!" Annnnnd....it's a porn site. I emailed Paul in a big tizzy, and then thought to Google it JUST IN CASE any other single person in the world had ever encountered such a bizarre and unheard-of thing.
Turns out it's a HUGE THING, and I just didn't know about it. It seems like such an inefficient way to get a single person to look at spam, but I guess it works great on sites that include an automatically-updating list of the places that link to them. In the meantime, there are probably a LOT of bloggers thinking, "I had 500 hits last month---how come I have NO COMMENTS??"
Gift ideas for an 8-year-old, part 2 of 2 - Last week I talked about the gifts we were getting/considering for Edward, who is turning 8 next month. This week it’s Elizabeth’s turn: not “girl gifts,” ...