Sunday, September 20, 2020
So long, e-pards. I have decided to put an end to this blog. I’m sorry to do it because I have enjoyed these years of posting about Westerns, and the e-conversations that resulted. I have learned a lot from comments left by readers and almost feel I know some of the regulars! But Blogspot’s new system is so very bad that it has become too difficult to post new articles. It won’t accept livelinks, for example, I don’t know why, and those were an essential part of the blog. I can’t present the pages as I want with the paragraphing and spacing and font that I desire. Illustrations won’t go in. And so on. It really is very disappointing. Why they had to change a system that functioned perfectly well in favor of a dismally bad one that doesn’t is a mystery. I suppose they call it progress. I shall continue reading and writing about the world of the Western, and if I find a more serious blog service I may restart there. If so, I’ll try to put up a new post on Blogspot to tell everyone where. Meanwhile I’ll leave this body of work up and those who are interested can read back numbers, Blogspot permitting (not a given). If anyone from Blogspot is reading this, your new format stinks, and you’ve lost one customer at least, and his readers. So happy trails, dear e-readers, as your Jeff rides off into the sunset.