Well, here I am writing my very first blog post. I don't know what took me so long. It's not like I haven't had the time. And it's not like I haven't received positive encouragement from friends. "You're the most opinionated guy I know, you should start a blog!" Hmm… not sure if that was a compliment or not.
Sheer laziness, I guess. Let's face it, creating a blog is a bit of work. I created this site using Squarespace.com, which includes easy-to-use templates and WYSIWYG editing. But there's still a learning curve involved. Hopefully, it will be easier from here on.
One thing is for certain, I do have opinions and I do like to share them. At least now I'll have a (potentially) larger audience to share them with. I'll probably piss off one or two people in the process. On the other hand, maybe a post here or there might actually be helpful or entertaining to someone. We'll see.
Some thank yous are in order. To Rob-ART, Bet-TAY, and VBob, for their ongoing encouragement to start a blog. To Rick, for (almost) always answering his phone when he knows I'm calling with technical questions. And to my lovely wife Cathy, for her love and patience, which makes life all the more wonderful. Thank you, all!