Tuesday, March 25, 2008

The Legend

I'm So Boring, That's The Rumor

In a former incarnation of "The Rat Squeaks", I started color-coding the background of each post and I even included an instructive chart at the top of the sidebar. I still do the color-coding, but with less furor and without the Legend in the sidebar. Nobody ever remarked on either the inclusion of the exclusion of that arrangement, so I don't worry about making it perfectly clear! I could look up old copies of my blog that I've kept on my computer, but I won't. Why resurrect the dead? On the other hand, I continue to use the color-coding as if it were a favorite joke. No Legend will be unearthed, though. I don't think anyone in the general public is much impressed with it, anyway. I must be, though, since I keep assigning meaningful colors or "texture" backgrounds to all the posts! Whether it is coded for Fiction, Nostalgia, Politics, or what, I used to think someone might use it as a visual code to what kind of posts they were skimming past, but now I'm unsure of that.

Excuse me for a moment, please, while I say FUCK IT real loud!

There. I feel better already.

10 comments:

  1. Well you said it loud enough for both of us... I feel better too.

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  2. I have long since forgotten the meaning of the colors or to give a shit! I just read'em...if they catch me in the beginning and assign my own color to the emotion I feel when finished!

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  3. Those colors are so butt-random (or seem so) lately that I guess I need to face it: I just like a many-colored thing! Why is Fiction blue? Why is Nostalgia pink?! Has anyone seen my pink shirt, and how long will I get away with wearing it? If you see a big faggot walking up your sidewalk, frustrated, relax; it's just me. Though maybe I ought not wear it anywhere near your part of Texas.

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  4. Hi Ron,

    Great to hear from you after so long! My blog survived the difficult 2-year mark, though my posts weren't always frequent. I hope you're still mentoring new bloggers- you were a real help!

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  5. I like the color coding and the texture. I just heard from our mutual friend Jeanne and wanted to let you know I'm thinking of you. Hope things are going well for you by the time you see this.

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  6. When it comes to blogging, you are way too organized for me. I'm going to focus on making sure my shoes and handbag match.
    *smooch*

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