Libdrone's Thoughts and Musings

I find myself thinking today that a good blog is actually quite a bit like a good New Orleans seafood gumbo.   It requires a number of different skills (ingredients) as well as considerable knowledge in combining these ingredients into a coherent whole.    Gumbo is definitely not a recipe for beginners.   It also most certainly is not something quick and easy that one can just whip together.   There is a lot of prep work–  cleaning and de-veining the shrimp,  chopping up the okra and all of the other vegetables.    (Choosing host, platform and theme,  designing a layout for visual appeal and usability.)    Once you’re ready to begin cooking,  the work only gets harder–  your arm will literally feel as though it’s about to fall off after stirring the okra for half an hour.    And then finally after all that effort comes the rewards–  an utterly…

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