More Growing Pains

On November 6, 2015, in Miscellany, by Jody Ewing

I’ve got to hand it to BlueHost.com for batting a thousand when it comes to tech support. Several years ago I’d switched from a previous website hosting service to BlueHost, and over the years, as iowacoldcases.org traffic increased, they always steered me in the right direction as to what plan best suited our size and […]

Defrosting Cold Cases Nominated for ABA Journal Top Blawg

On December 11, 2013, in Miscellany, News, by Jody Ewing

For the past six years, the American Bar Association (ABA) has allowed the general public to vote on the year’s best-of-the-best blogs, zeroing in on a blogger’s dedication, creativity and engagement with readers. Now in its seventh year, the “blog-ranking rodeo” has polls open through the close of business on Dec. 20. Here’s where you […]

Which first? The good news or bad news?

On September 29, 2013, in Letters, Miscellany, by Jody Ewing

Okay, I’ll make it easy. The bad news comes first, because I believe bad news should always be followed by something good. The bad news: On my home desktop computer (a Mac Mini), I’ve lost all emails dated between early evening Sept. 12 thru Sept. 26. Yup. Two weeks’ worth. I “had” received and even […]

OOPS!

On November 6, 2011, in Miscellany, by Jody Ewing

Mea culpa. I couldn’t have picked a worse time to shut off the computer, clean the kitchen, go upstairs and talk with my son, and then go down two floors to start running a 50-foot DSL cable up the basement steps, through the kitchen and under a rug, through the dining room behind the sideboard […]