“Twenty-twenty-twenty-four hours to go
I wanna be sedated.”
If all goes as planned, we will shift to our new online publishing platform in about 24 hours. I’m not in need of sedation (yet), but there is certainly some anxiety about this change.
We’ve beaten that horse pretty much to death here, and they downright pummeled it into oblivion over on Kevin Myatt’s Weather Journal. I don’t have much more to add on the shift than I didn’t already “voice” in my previous post and follow-up comments. Kevin did just post a really good piece on it, including his thoughts and also some clarification on issues causing concern. (For example, you don’t have to have a Facebook account to read our blogs. Only to comment.) Anyway, it’s worth a read if you have a few moments.
One thing I do want to bring up, and that’s what will happen to previous posts. In my case, I’ve got about 7 years worth of them. Hard to believe.
The plan is for those archives to be available. But, you know what they say about plans.
No doubt past posts will be available. Will it happen immediately? Hmmmm…
We don’t cut out newspaper clippings like we did in days of yore. Maybe sometimes we print out online versions of stories. Anyway, if there’s something in the archive that you want to hold on to, say a picture of your kid or grandkid (or you) with a fish or deer, you might want to go back there and print it out if you want to make sure you have it for your scrapbook. Again, I’m confident this stuff won’t go up in smoke to never be seen again. But sometimes it pays to be prepared for the worst.
That said, this will probably be my final post on this platform. As Kevin said when he signed off, see you on the other side.