Maybe Yes, Maybe No

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 122019

I spent another three hours on the phone with Go Daddy yesterday, the first hour just trying to get to someone who actually cared about helping me. But I think it was worth the wait because eventually I was connected to a young man named David Pozos. I explained all of the problems I had been having and David spent two hours with me going over every detail of the website. He identified several issues that may be contributing to the different problems, and hopefully we resolved some (or better yet) all of them.

One of the biggest problems is the Adobe Flash popup. A careful search of all of the elements of the blog showed the only thing asking for Flash was the Google AdSense ad on the sidebar, so he suggested removing it. At one time Google ads were a significant income source for us, but over time they have dribbled down to nothing so I had no problem zapping that ad. David said it could take up to 24 hours for all caches to be cleared at different internet service providers, so did that solve the problem? Maybe yes, maybe no. We will have to wait and see.

I still have quite a few things to tweak based upon my notes from David, but I am waiting to talk to Greg White first, before I jump in, unsupervised, and make a mess of everything.

My plan was to spend the day writing, but that was pretty much shot. I did some research and made some notes for the new book, answered a lot of emails, and then had to run my friend Jim Lewis down to our local mechanic to pick up his car, which was in for service. Back home, I surfed the internet for a while, and then it was time for supper and an evening of TV watching with my best girl. We have been binge watching the new season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Amazon Prime, and I think we only have one of two more episodes to go.

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for a new Free Drawing. This week’s prize is an audiobook of my friend Ken Rossignol’s Pirate Trials: Famous Murderous Pirates. To enter, all you have to do is click on this Free Drawing link or the tab at the top of this page and enter your name in the comments section at the bottom of that page (not this one). Only one entry per person per drawing please, and you must enter with your real name. To prevent spam or multiple entries, the names of cartoon or movie characters are not allowed. The winner will be drawn Sunday evening.

Thought For The Day – Remember, the only thing standing between you and your dreams is your appearance, lack of talent, and general personality.

Nick Russell

World-Famous, New York Times Best Selling Author, and All-Around Nice Guy!

  12 Responses to “Maybe Yes, Maybe No”

  1. December 12, 2019
    I have been getting the flash player popup for three days. Late in the day (I ususally view in the morning when I getup) I tryed again, not fixed, I was hoping. But then I tried again and after your page came up I clicked the X burton to stop and more loading, and no flash player appeared. It is not fixed still happening. (Using Goggle chrome).


    i had to repeat to post this comment

  2. just wanted you to know I got the Adobe pop up again this morning. I just keep clicking on the link for you blog till it goes away.

  3. Doug Titus
    Same here

  4. Me too,
    after 4 times it finally went away

  5. Melvin Orcutt
    I get the Adobe pop up to but I just click on your site when it come on and that seems to keep the Adobe add from popping up, thank you for the good read everyday.

  6. Just had it happen again. 3 times pop up for Adobe. Fourth time got in. Very frustrating.

  7. Yep, adobe popup still here at 4:23 pm. We’ll see how it goes tomorrow.

  8. 4th try here too

  9. I have never seen a popup on your blog. I get the Adobe one on other sites, but never yours.

    I run Chrome on a mac.

  10. Still getting the Adobe popup twice. Opened your site in a different window.

  11. Got the Adobe popup three times, so went away to read other blogs. Came back and had no problem finally. I use Firefox.

  12. Dec 13th and I got the pop up 6 times finally got this page!

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