Today was spent somewhat productively. I was at first a little skeptical about the grand undertaking of redoing my website. I don’t do anything small. When I change something it’s huge, a full overhaul. My website was originally self-hosted, a WordPress.org site. Now, well, now, wary of doing the whole self-hosting thing I decided that I’d just move it to WordPress.com. Ages ago I’d already secured the blog, latoyadavidson.wordpress.com. Call it greedy or call it smart, I did so in order to keep the name for myself. Imagine how shocked I became when years ago I found out that my name wasn’t as uniquely my own as I’d hoped it would be.
It’s a bit of money, at least for me it is. In one click (okay, a series of clicks) I was paying another big company money that I don’t have. Trust me when I say that self-hosting is a lot less money. However, there is a bit of piece of mind in simply paying someone else to take care of things. I had so many plugins on my original site and there was always something that needs to be updated. So, now that I have more time on my hands, okay, theoretically I have more time on my hands, I can quickly jump on to post a quick entry. Be sure to check out my poetry page. I realized that there are quite a few more that I need to post and was equally shocked at how many I’ve written over the years. I seriously considered publishing a book of poetry but decided against it. Think about it, when was the last time you or I purchased a book of poetry. Exactly.
So after several hours of editing my site it’s time to call it a night. Staff training day tomorrow and hopefully I’ll post more of my poems. Also, I have a grand idea for my first book! More details to come. I promise.