Okay, this is my first post to my new blog about heraldry. I hope to be able to add to it at least once or twice per week in the future, and I hope that at least some of you dropping by will find some of what you find here interesting and educational.
But this first post is not actually about heraldry -- it's about learning curves. I've not used this kind of software before, and it may take me a while to figure out how to get it hosted the way that I want to. There are very detailed instructions for managing a DNS server and creating a CNAME, none of which seem to apply to the new web host for my website, AT&T. Great. So not only am I learning the different ways that AT&T sets up its web hosting (and email!) from my old host Earthlink, but I've got to try to figure out where they hide the instructions and means to do all that. (I finally gave up trying to locate it -- even the Help feature gave me "No records found" for my inquiries -- and have emailed tech support. So we'll see what they can tell me.)
All this in addition to trying to learn the new digital camera I bought myself for Christmas (I've had a old 35mm Canon AE-1 for years!), and the new cellphone that my wife is using to drag me, kicking and screaming, into the 21st Century. (I did manage to take a couple of pictures with it the other day. I just haven't quite figured out how to email them to myself yet, so I'll probably simply pull out the memory card and transfer them manually to my PC. How "last decade" is that?)
So the learning curves are ganging up on me right now, and it may take me a little while to get this blog, and all the other stuff, working the way I want it to. But, still, it's a start. I hope you can join me for the trip.
2 months ago