Welcome to my blog...

My brain works in mysterious ways. I have 20+ years in IT (Information Technology, not the Stephen King novel) and 10+ years practicing alternative medicine. 

I practice martial arts, tai chi, and qigong, and I still regularly participate in roleplaying games (like D&D, get your mind out of the sewers. Isn’t there a clown in the sewer in the novel IT? Funny how we came back around to that).

So, please enjoy my ramblings.

Pros and Cons of Password Managers

I can hear it now, "Not another post about passwords. Someone make it stop!" Well as long as 'password' and '123456' continue to top lists of most commonly used passwords, I am going to keep writing about passwords. Password managers are tools used for storing...

How Hackers Can Learn Your Password

I have spoken a lot about creating strong passwords. While I mostly talk about security related to WordPress blogs, these apply to any website you login to. No matter how many times I talk about secure passwords, users still create simple passwords that the hackers...

The Importance of WordPress Categories

Whenever you make a new post on your WordPress blog, you have the opportunity to categorize it. Some people don’t bother, but SEO experts will tell you this is a big mistake. WordPress categories are an important part of blog navigation as well as SEO. Adding...

Facebook is NOT censoring you! (Part 1)

I would love to say "I'm only going to say this once," but I know better. I know tomorrow I am going to turn around and see someone else complaining that Facebook is censoring their posts. So I will go ahead and say it again. Facebook is NOT censoring you. They really...

Making Money with Clickbank

As you search for more and more ways to make money while utilizing the power of the Internet, the subject of Clickbank may arise. Understanding what Clickbank is will help you to better harness the possibilities of turning a profit using this helpful option. If you...

6 Ways to Brainstorm New Blogging Ideas

Whether you are still choosing a niche for your blog, or you have already chosen one; you need to come up with ideas for blog posts. The key to a good blog is consistent content. So coming up with ideas for posts is key to a good blog. The term "brainstorm" gets...

Why Backups Are Part of Security

Most people think that backups are there to protect your data from hardware failure. And that is true. You take backup in case the hardware your data is sitting on fails (I should say WHEN the hardware your data is sitting on fail). But backups are useful in other...