What WordPress Has Taught Me

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“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi

What has WordPress taught me? It’s a question with so many answers. How to keep my HTML skills sharp is the most obvious answer. I use the Text Editor quite often to tinker with the HTML (e.g. the blockquotes used in this post) or add more functionality (within the prescribed limits of a free WordPress blog, of course).

Maintaining a WordPress blog has enabled me to make connections with fellow bloggers all over the world. Whether I travel the world or not, I can be taken on rich and colourful adventures through the blog sites that I follow, and the rich commentary and imagery contained within them.

Blogging has also sustained my love of writing through the creation of regular blog posts, and Continue reading

Blue Hydrangea

I knew that soil acidity levels played a large part in determining the colour of hydrangeas, but before my visit to the Bloedel Floral Conservatory in 2011, I had never realized that hydrangeas could have a “flowers-within-flowers” design. Ours were always giant puffballs of a solid baby blue with no center cluster.

Blue Hydrangea