Sunday, February 9, 2014

Swan Song

This Ship Has Sailed

It's Time To Move On.

I want to thank everyone who has come to TDFB over the years. I've had fun writing it, evolving with it into music and art additions. I certainly don't know about your experience here, but I know that I have learned A Great Deal from creating what I believe is a unique place on The Internets.

TDFB will remain hanging in Cyberspace for a while. If so inclined, enjoy The Archives!

Until we meet again, I wish everyone A Wonderful Whatever!

With Gratitude,
Shauna Z

Sceleton Waving

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Back Again - For a Moment

Ten days later, here I am, back from Mars in a way. To those who don't know what's been going on here, the following is what transpired to stop New Postings:

1) A Gmail account is the only way anyone can access any Google-based programs and accounts. This blog is hosted by Blogger, which is a "product-service" of Google.

2) When I downloaded Google Chrome on the new laptop, I discovered all of my Bookmarks were still attached to what I had hoped would be a "clean" version of the browser. Suspicious of what the old bookmarks might carry with them (based on the "Conduit" problem), I uninstalled Chrome. It was after doing so that I discovered I no longer had an "active" Gmail account and thus could not access my own blog!

3) Although there are Recovery Processes in place, I was unable to utilize the traditional avenues for Gmail Account Recovery for many strange reasons.

4) After much research and Tremendous Frustration, access to TDFB was finally restored.

Needless to say, it's not been a smooth transition from what had always been Simple & Easy when I changed to a new laptop/computer. Although we want to believe we have all of the Best Malware & Anti-Virus software to avoid problems, Breach Of I-Net Security does we all know. (Hi, Target! Hello, Neiman-Marcus!)

There is no question that my Gmail account "went missing" following the Uninstall of the Chrome download which carried the System Compromise of my former laptop's OS, browser, etc. with it. For now, the issue appears to be "fixed."

AND, now that Google is Taking Over The World by requiring hapless peeps to go with Gmail as their Primary Login to Anything Google Owns, the synced-ed-ness that some people like, is, to me, simply Wrong-Wrong-Wrong.

Sometimes, the cliche' of "Don't put all your eggs in one basket" is True-True-True. However, Google doesn't allow for options.

More info is on the way concerning the future of this blog.

Until we meet again, I remain Your Source for Online Horror and Perverse Amusement!

Image via: I don't know and right now I don't care

Thursday, January 16, 2014

“It” Never Seems To End…

Hi. Um. My wonderful laptop finally succumbed to the Mess that Conduit* created – and that had been ALMOST removed from the OS. With a new computer in hand, I’m now learning how to slog through a New Operating System = new applications and so on. Thus far, it’s a process I’d prefer not to flog. However, it would have been nice for Microsoft to retain many of its well-liked and easy-to-use editing features rather than doing Unnecessary Upgrades.

Until I learn how to work with a new Image Editor for the Art, TDFB will be Art & Image-less.

And yes. I’m just Pleased As Hell to have to deal with all of this crap right now.

Until Next Time, I remain faithfully frustrated as usual.

* Read HERE for the Conduit Post

No Image Via: Windows 8