Heavy winds hitting us this morning near the mountains in the Eaton Canyon area of Altadena. Seems to be 30-40+ mph sustained winds which woke me up around 5:30am and continuing on.

From earlier this morning, there’s a high wind warning:

…HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON…

* WINDS AND TIMING…Northeast winds increasing to 30 to 45 mph
with gusts to 65 mph. Isolated gusts to 75 mph possible across
favored locations.

* Impacts…Winds this strong may down trees and power lines,
causing property damage or power outages. Cross winds and
blowing dust can make driving difficult, especially for
drivers of high profile vehicles and vehicles towing trailers.
Travel on Interstate 5 and Highway 14 in Los Angeles County
will be affected by the winds.

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Been spending a bit of time in the past 2 days adding some new functionality to the blog. I am making more of an effort to write more, thanks in no small part to the 9x9x25 blog challenge I am doin…

Right now, I just want to write.  

You might find that the micropub plugin is a worthwhile piece for this. It will give your site an endpoint you can use to post to your site with a variety of third party applications including Quill or Micropublish.net.
October 14, 2018 at 01:01AM

My hope is that it will somehow bring comments on Facebook back to the blog and display them as comments here.  

Sadly, Aaron Davis is right that Facebook turned off their API access for this on August 1st, so there currently aren’t any services, including Brid.gy, anywhere that allow this. Even WordPress and JetPack got cut off from posting from WordPress to Facebook, much less the larger challenge of pulling responses back.
October 14, 2018 at 01:03AM

Grant Potter  

Seeing the commentary from Greg McVerry and Aaron Davis, it’s probably worthwhile to point you to the IndieWeb for Education wiki page which has some useful resources, pointers, and references. As you have time, feel free to add yourself to the list along with any brainstorming ideas you might have for using some of this technology within your work realm. Many hands make light work. Welcome to the new revolution!
October 14, 2018 at 01:08AM

the autoposts from Twitter to Facebook were  

a hanging thought? I feel like I do this on my site all too often…
October 14, 2018 at 01:09AM

I am giving this one a go as it seems to be the most widely used.  

It is widely used, and I had it for a while myself. I will note that the developer said he was going to deprecate it in favor of some work he’d been doing with another Mastodon/WordPress developer though.
October 14, 2018 at 01:19AM

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Excited to encounter my first print copy of ColoradoBoulevard.net in the wild in Pasadena. Congratulations to Wafic and the entire enterprise for making this happen!

I’ve seen lots of publications go from print to online, but rarely seen one go from being online to in print!

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