Back in 2016, I created an account on medium.com just like (seemingly) everyone else on the internet. But I wasn’t sure what to do with it. I even started by writing a somewhat sarcastic post saying: “I’m writing this post on Medium for the first time ever. This is a test. Is there any compelling […]
I’m In Tucson Now
I’ve been blogging on and off (mostly off) since 2010. Aside from having an interesting place to store my inner musings publicly, almost nothing has ever come of it. When I first started, I was in Colorado Springs. Then I posted a few things when I lived in Boulder County, Colorado. Now it’s over 12 […]
A Warning to New Facebook Page Users
There are some potential issues that brands that are new to Facebook Pages aren’t thinking about. These include issues regarding security, privacy, moderation, and etiquette. Here are a few thoughts and observations I’ve made over the past few weeks.
Thoughts On Zoom
There are some big, scary headlines floating around in the news about Zoom. Some are worth paying attention to, and some aren’t that big a deal. Here are some basic thoughts on the topic.
Here’s a presentation I gave at the Boulder WordPress Meetup last week. It was right when COVID first hit, so I was (I think) the first person ever to give a virtual presentation to the group.
By Ron Stauffer ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For five decades, architect Bart Prince has been told time and again, “You can’t do that.” This has never given him a moment’s pause. Prince is known internationally for designing large buildings with strange shapes, complex angles, and a disregard for the traditional Adobe style that has defined New […]
By Ron Stauffer LONGMONT, COLORADO – When Russ Williams’ family moved from Montana to Colorado in 1958, his first few days here were a shocking surprise. He woke up one morning, completely abandoned. “My parents left me in a motel room when I was five years old. I’ve been here ever since.” Learning that his […]
By Ron Stauffer YOSEMITE, Calif. — In January 2016, Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher announced that a new organization had been hired to run the concessions inside the park. As part of the transition, a quirky change was also going to be made: five major landmarks in the park will have their names changed. […]
By Ron Stauffer YOSEMITE, Calif. — Judy Craig retired from teaching 18 years ago. But she’s spent a month each summer for the past eight years volunteering at Yosemite National Park. Sporting khaki shorts, a dark blue shirt and name tag, she spends each day volunteering at one of the many information booths located throughout […]
By Ron Stauffer YOSEMITE, Calif. — Mariposa Grove in Yosemite National Park has reopened to the public after a renovation project that lasted three years and cost $40 million. Home to over 500 Giant Sequoias, Mariposa Grove is the biggest of Yosemite’s three groves where these trees, some of the largest in the world, grow. […]