As you can see, I gave the site a bit of an overhaul. It was time to shake things up a bit. I was also very happy to finally find a theme that wasn’t black text on white background. (I still have to deal with that when I write a post, but at least looking at my site isn’t painful anymore!)
Feel free to share your thoughts. If enough people hate it I’ll go back, but I like it so far.
I also want your feedback on something else, much more important that the site’s look. As you may (or may not) have noticed, I have a page on the site entitled, “BUY SOMETHIN’ WILL YA?” This page contains a link to my eBay store and Amazon wishlist. I put them up when the site first started because I had seen other bloggers do the same, and pretty much forgot about it.
Recent events, as well as a couple of very kind emails, have drawn my attention to another option: a donate button. I don’t intend to put ads on this site (frankly, I don’t know if WP allows that anyway), and the idea of a button tucked somewhere where you don’t have to look at it if you don’t want to seems far more palatable to me.
However, I also know that putting up something like that can be a touchy thing, so I thought I’d ask: would anyone be offended if I did something along those lines in the next month or two? Be honest–I do this for fun and camaraderie, and would happily continue to. But, if the potential is there to make an extra dollar here or there, well…I wouldn’t object to it unless you would. What say you?