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I have a variety of interests that I can barely keep up with. is a place for them, a network of websites I created to collect and catalog my personal projects, discoveries, and ideas. I am a volunteer ESL English teacher, which I recommend to everyone. It's great! is my ESL English network of sites. All are welcome to use them.

Contrast: Jefferson Davis and brother Joseph Davis – who empowered slaves

Joseph Emory Davis A word about an amazing man, Joseph Davis.  His brother was Jefferson Davis, future President of the Confederacy.  He had a plantation, owned slaves, and was successful.   What is remarkable about Joseph Davis is that, despite his background and social…

Overflowing with wisdom

  Every object and being in the universe is a jar overflowing with wisdom and beauty, a drop of the Tigris that cannot be contained by any skin. ~Rumi  

Buddha | your teachers

Imagine that every person in the world is enlightened but you. They are all your teachers, each doing just the right things to help you learn perfect patience, perfect wisdom, perfect compassion. – Buddha

How to Avoid Simple SEO Mistakes in WordPress

Chris Hickman

If you’re working on your own Internet marketing, you’re probably familiar with the term Search Engine Optimization (SEO) by now. Websites at the top of the list (namely the first page) of returned search results are more likely to be clicked on than…

The Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Social Site With BuddyPress

John Hughes

Building a community around your brand can be a powerful way to engage your audience. However, if you don’t know where to start, the technical aspect of hosting a social site can quickly feel like an insurmountable challenge. Thankfully, there are powerful plugins…