Posts Tagged ‘blog’

Imagely Hosting Review

Imagely Icon

My love affair with Imagely was short-lived. I had a tech crush on Imagely long before I became a customer. Their marketing is great and I fell for it, hard. I was finally ready to make the switch from Zenfolio in mid-February (2017) and jumped in with both feet. Their marketing message had me convinced that…

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A New Website on the 1st Day of Spring

Happy Vernal Equinox! Spring – its a time of rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, resurrection, and regrowth. It seems fitting that I launched my new website today, the first day of spring! My Spiffy New Website I’ve been working on the new site for a little over a month (which is why you haven’t heard from me unless…

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How To Migrate Your Blog from Zenfolio to WordPress

Zenfolio to Wordpress

Blogging on Zenfolio was a mistake. A big one. Now I’m working to “fix” it by moving my blog from Zenfolio to WordPress. Why am I taking on this project? Simply said, Zenfolio’s blog capabilities simply aren’t up to par with other blogging platforms available. You can read about my specific complaints/challenges here. Spoiler Alert – there…

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A Little Spring Cleaning

Flower | Balboa Park | San Diego, CA | Processed with Topaz ReStyle

Notice anything different? I’ve done a bit of updating on my website! You might recall a post I wrote late last year about my frustrations with Zenfolio’s blog platform. They are great for galleries…blogs? Not so much. (You can read my entire rant here.) So, the solution was to move my blog over to WordPress ( and…

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If you are serious about blogging, DO NOT use Zenfolio’s blog tool

Do Not Blog on Zenfolio

{begin rant} The Honeymoon is Over I’ve been a Zenfolio fan-girl for more than six years. When they enabled blogging natively on their platform in 2012 I jumped ship from Blogger and moved my blog, committing whole-heartedly to the Zenfolio paradigm. I noticed several deficiencies in customization compared to Blogger right away, but mistakenly believed…

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8 Years of Blogging!

World Nutella Day Cookie and Milk

Today is my blogiversary! I’ve been doing this for eight years…wow! My blog was originally named “California to Sicily” which I started to record our military move to Sicily and our adventures overseas. While I was living in Europe I got into photography and this space morphed into a photo blog. I changed the name…

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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams

I saw a great sign in an art gallery this past weekend. It had a quote that said something like: “The best compliment you can give an artist is purchasing a piece of their art.” I can’t remember who the quote was attributed to, but the sentiment stuck with me. I deeply appreciate all of…

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I missed my blogiversary!

Repeating Arches in Norman Castle Ruins in Sperlinga, Sicily

As I sat down at the computer this morning and considered what I should write, it occurred to me that I started blogging around this time of year in 2006, the year we moved to Sicily. So, I dug back into my archives on Blogger ( and realized that I’d missed my blogiversary! (yes, blogiverasary…

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