Most popular posts

People want to know if Cheetos are vegetarian– the question depends on if they use animal or microbial rennet.

People what to know what number to call to cash in their E trade points. You gotta call the number I list because if you call the number on the card, the service rep may claim it isn’t possible to cash in your E trade credit card points over the phone–where I have successfully done so several times.

People still browse my 53(!) toki pona posts. Seriously, aren’t there more competent toki ponists out there yet?

Somehow knowing all this makes it harder to decide what to write next. Clearly the often quoted advice to put your “greatest hits” somewhere prominent on one’s blog doesn’t apply to me.

The least read post

The first post is the least read post, so writing it is almost an exercise in futility. This site has passed through many incarnations. At first, I wanted it to be a replacement for However, that didn’t work, because I didn’t have TV ads, radio ads, or a paid staff to promote the website. The second incarnation was a blog used as an social event posting site. That is still available at

I also have a blog on this site, which originally was a personal blog and got many hits because I used to be an avid commenter on other sites. Now that I don’t comment, I don’t get any comments in return. And I started mixing technical notes with notes about my personal life. This front page blog is only going to be about my personal life.