We’ve passed the half year mark. Twenty-seven issues of the Weekly Features Post and still rambling.
This WFP benefits from the three-day weekend. We’re often rushed to put together the WFP, especially during the frenzied month of May, but this time we were able to write it on Memorial Day. It doesn’t mean it’s better than the other WFPs, just that Eric Scheske didn’t lose any more hair trying to get it on the site.
Eric and his family attended the Memorial Day parade. It’s a pitiful little display: one band, a handful of old soldiers, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, an old car. The crowd along the street is sparse.
Eric’s family attends every year. The little kids get a kick out of it, but we mostly attend the parade out of respect: for those who served and for those who organize it. It takes about 45 minutes out of our day. That’s not asking much.
Of course, the local newspaper said it would start at 10:00, but it didn’t really start until 10:30, so the whole thing took over an hour. Frustrating waste of time, that extra half hour, but we lived. . .
Site traffic is doing well, but it could always do better. Through last weekend, our daily visitor count during May averaged approximately 180, which is up from about 145 in April. That’s good, but anything you can do to spread the TDE word is appreciated.
If someone asks what TDE is about, you can lift the answer from the first question on our FAQs page. We added the first question Sunday evening. Eric was drinking Chardonnay on … Read the rest