I have been doing a bit of thinking lately.
That of course is nothing unusual. Unless I am asleep I am usually thinking about something or other. My thinking box is still in reasonable functioning order.
The latest little problem which has been receiving my divided attention is the problem of websites.
I have a few sites in my little stable. I pay for them but that isn’t the problem. The problem is what happens to them when I stop paying for them? It has crossed my mind [more thinking?] that I am not eternal and the day [or night] may come when I bugger off to the Great Unknown. I will be honest here – when I do bugger off, the least of my concerns will be the paying of bills. Presumably then all my sites will vanish with me.
There are a couple of sites that I would consider to be of interest to the world at large: Anna Raccoon and Martin Scriblerus to name but two. Neither of them will set the Interweb alight but on the other hand they do receive constant and regular traffic. If they suddenly vanished I think quite a few people would notice.
As part of this little ponderation I have been doing a little tidy up of my stable. “Going like Sixty” is no more as it has sort of morphed into “Going like Sixty – Close to Dead” [Don’t ask – long story]. I have also killed another couple of sites as they were getting zero traffic and the owners didn’t respond to my mails. I think I might dump “Smoking – on Ethics” as it gets very little traffic. I’m in two minds about “A Pipe and a Keyboard” as I very rarely update it but I find it handy if I come across a problem that I have solved in the past.