Gold Finch and Canyon Towhee

Pictures: Here is a shot of a pair of Lesser Goldfinches that stopped in for a drink and a Canyon Towhee that came by for a few seeds.

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Exercise: I started with a little over 7 miles this morning on the bike. I rode a couple more miles this afternoon with the bike and ended up with 9.4 miles total.

Rant

Ad Blockers : Yesterday I had a problem with my browser not showing photos on my blog so the first thing I do when something like that happens is to start disabling my add-ons to see if one of them is causing the problems. Anyways, I did this yesterday and I was kind of surprised at how aggressive the ads where on my blog. The ads pretty much overshadowed my blog post. When looking at the upgrades for WordPress I see “Personal MX$45.00 per month, billed yearly” and about all this upgrade does that I would need is to stop ads. I simply can’t afford that much. I know that WordPress needs to make money to have this site available to us free users but do they all need a new yacht!?!? Really!

I would be happy to pay somewhere under a $100.00 a year to stop my readers from being bombarded with very aggressive ads but not over $500.00 a year. So, folks if the ads make you nuts add a AdBlocker to your Browser. I hate to feel that I need to recommend that when WordPress gives me a free site for my blog but when ads overshadow ones post …… If ads don’t bother you, by all means use the ads you see and support WordPress!

Okay, in summary and to be fair …… I do fully understand that when using a free product I am “their product” and I have the option of not being “their product”. Luckily, for now users have a way to control things if they feel they need to, so I guess we’ll call it a deal.

With the aggressiveness of web sites use of ads, I don’t see how anyone uses the internet without an Ad-blocker. If a Web site used 10% or less of their page for a couple of ads I would support ads but when a web site has 10- 30 ads or uses 50% or more of the page for ads than I support Ad-blockers far more. By the way I recommend AdBlocker Ultimate.

Okay, end of rant!!!

As it turned out I had to uninstall Firefox and reinstall it to fix my problem of my photos not showing.

Night Folks

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