Blogger Tip: Drop Down Menu and Corner Peel Animation


I’m a firm believer in giving credit where it’s due. As I have worked on developing this blog, I’ve found number of immensely helpful fellow bloggers who have posted tutorials on how to customize your blogger blog. I had no idea when I first started out that blogger blogs could be customized to such an […]

Why Runblogger?: Reasons for the New Blog Title and URL

I’ve been struggling a bit lately with a number of issues related to my newfound passion for blogging. When I first started out earlier this year, I set up one blog with no real idea of where it would take me or what the blog would ultimately focus on. As my blogging interests began to […]

Blog Tip: Using Who’s Amung Us to Track Blog Visitors and their Locations


When I first started this blog, one of the initial things I wanted to know was if anyone was actually reading what I posted here. There are a number of ways one can track blog visitors at no cost, ranging from simple hit counters to more sophisticated services like Google Analytics. However, while surfing the […]

Want Twitter Results When You Search Google? – Try Out This Greasemonkey Add-On


I’ve become quite the Twitter addict in the past few weeks, and have enjoyed reading posts by people with similar interests. My initial privacy-related fears about using Twitter turned out to be unfounded, and it has been a great way to find interesting news stories, videos, and websites. Last night a tweet came across my […]

The Origin of Oblinkin: How Charles Darwin Helped Me Become a Blogger


This is the first installment of what I hope will become a running series of posts on becoming a blogger. I have a long history with the world-wide-web. From the early 90’s and Prodigy (you get a gold star if you remember Prodigy), to the mainstream appearance of e-mail and the internet when I was […]