B&P Downtime

Bits and Pieces was down this morning because its deadbeat owner didn’t renew the hosting plan that expired February 21.  A quick search of past emails shows a couple of reminders that were apparently ignored or at best put on the back burner of my brain to be dealt with later.  An even quicker credit card [...]

Krisgo’s Deep Fried Bits

My daughter Krisgo’s new blog starts up today.  She’s only got a few posts up so far but she’ll blog regularly. 

Check it out DeepFriedBits.com

She also blogs at DoItAndHow.com


Help Krisgo find a name for a new blog

Dear Bits and Pieces readers,

krisgo (Jonco’s daughter) here–Hello!

I’m planning on starting a blog and I’m asking for your help. I intend to do similar content as Bits and Pieces with some anecdotal writing, humor, trivia and light editorials from my perspective. The trouble is– I can’t come up with a good blog [...]

Gawker.com has article about half a toilet on B&P

Adrienne LaFrance, a reporter for Gawker.com called the other day about a photo that’s been going around recently that purports to come from Sochi Russia along with the other bathroom photos and stories coming from there since the Olympians arrived this past week.  It had been traced (and mentioned) by the Huffington Post as [...]

How I exercise while blogging

Thanks Rich






How blogging works



Is it Friday yet?

B&P reader Greg VA has a blog where he dabbles in things of old.  He sometimes shares his finds on our Weekend Open Mics.  He also likes to doodle and has created some interesting brown paper sack doodles which he displays at littleguycomix.


B&P Turns 11

It was eleven years ago yesterday that the very first post  appeared on Bits & Pieces.  It’s been a wild ride at times.  I’ve posted some interesting, weird and funny things along the way… many of which you’ve contributed.  Thank you.!

I’ve met a lot of interesting people, both online and in person.  I’ve heeded [...]

More website problems

One of my other websites (NB) is down again.  And it appears to be the same problem we had last month.  It starting becoming very slow on Monday and all but crawled to a stop by Tuesday.  

Excessive traffic to the site was causing stability problems for the other sites sharing the server so the [...]

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