Archive for February, 2016

February 23, 2016

Well, now. This is a real bummer…

by Janie Jones

Greetings to anyone still perusing this blog.

I have not been able to get into my new blog all morning.  This has happened a few times now.  It generally resolves by the next day when I try, but I don’t always want to wait.  Irritating.  I wanted to do Tuesday Titters on Tuesday.

Also, I have heard tell of at least one bloggy buddy who couldn’t access the new digs with a laptop.  I knew there was the risk of problems on mobile devices like cell phones, but I use a laptop and didn’t think that would be a problem.  If there are others who can’t get to the new place with laptops, that would be a real issue.

So, please, please give me some feedback.  If too many of you can’t access the new place and I continue to have problems getting in myself I may have to re-think despite how much I like the platform interface.

I guess I should have studied computer science and web design instead of biochemistry and cell biology….

February 18, 2016

Happy Blog Warming!

by Janie Jones

Well friends, I have finally got myself established in some new digs.  I will now be blogging at  You can visit me at:

Where I will be known as:


I think the site is 99% functional.  I have been doing a little blogging there lately just to get used to it and make sure I liked the platform, so if you are bored there’s several posts to read.  I also delayed making the link public until I was fairly happy with the new look.  It is different in many ways, but some things won’t change (I still look like a cartoon character, Tilly).

I want to thank everyone who has read Janie’s Place and especially those who have paused to comment.  Having you visit here has meant the world to me.  And, so I sincerely hope that we can continue on as before.  But, I do feel compelled to add that a friend tipped me off that free hosting is not compatible with mobile devices.  Therefore, to any of you who use your cell phones for blog reading I apologize for the inconvenience.  I hope I won’t lose you as a friend/reader.

Well, now.  There you have it.  I hope to see you all there, and we will find out together how things will pan out in the future.


Janie Jones


February 8, 2016

I am still around…

by Janie Jones

I am currently enmeshed in first quarter test frenzy.  I have my first exam in each of my four lecture courses all within the next 7 days.

Needless to say, I have spent much of the  weekend trying to get all my homework done ahead of time so I can devote every remaining moment to studying for said exams.  I should qualify that I suppose and say every waking moment I can actually get my will power and my brain to cooperate.

Imagine if you will, you do actually want run that marathon, that you want to be first across that finish line.  But, you trip, fall and sprain your ankle.  No matter how hard you want to keep running, your body just won’t let you.  You still might eventually hobble across the line.  But you ain’t no way, no how, gonna win.

That’s like how my brain feels.  I’ve been running 24 miles of my educational marathon.  I’m down to the last two, but I’ve sprained my brain and now it’s really, really hard to keep moving.

That said, I have decided on a location to move my blog to, at least temporarily until I can better investigate/afford private hosting.  However, I am not quite ready for the unveiling yet.  So please stay tuned.  Hopefully in a week or two, once first quarter test frenzy subsides, I’ll get everything the way I want it and have a blog warming bonanza.

In the meanwhile, here’s some more photos of Vera’s puppies:

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