Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Open Discussion
Caterpillars, moths, butterflies, and all creatures great and small,
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
There are a few announcements …
This blog has disengaged ping backs. This is why. The other night, I received a Word Press notification for approval for a ping back. It happened to be from one of the White Supremacist cyber-extortionists.
In general when bloggers ping back, they use the title of the post on the blog that they are linking to. For example, in using a ping back for this post, it would be titled “Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Open Discussion,” followed with a link to their blog. The White Supremacist did not use the title of the Blackbutterfly7 blog post. Instead, he used the title of the post on his blog which contains the name of another blogger and calls him a monkey.
I will not voluntarily subject myself to seeing that filth, and there is no way I would approve that filth to be posted to verbally vandalize this blog with a link to his slanderous, hate-filled blog.
That particular White Supremacist has opened and deleted several blogs and websites. One of his first blogs in 2012 was suspended by Word Press for violation of terms of service. Until I changed options for this blog requiring a Word Press account to submit comments, he, or one of his conspirators, would submit comments containing links to the White Supremacist’s blog or website to mockingly let me know where I was being defamed and demeaned. Apparently, now having no way to anonymously contact me, the White Supremacist sought to let me know that he has not forsaken his dedication to destroy Blacks and “White guilt idiots” who believe in equality for all.
He introduces the purpose of his current blog as;
This Blog will use the Alinski playbook against them..as liberals deserved (sic) to be mocked and demeaned. You will find no shelter here nor polite discourse. Liberals are ugly, ill informed, and evil they deserve no less treatment.
I apologize to those who properly use ping backs to Blackbutterfly7, and hope you understand why, in the interest of my emotional health, that I have now disengaged that function.
Spring has finally sprung. The snow has melted. My flower and vegetables beds are full of mud. The rabbits wintered under my deck and based on how my dog sniffs it, they are still there. There’s lots of yard work to do, which this year, I’m going to undo and do differently. I’ve decided to use flower pots and hanging baskets rather than planting in the ground.
In case you missed it, our dear friend and supporter Butterflydreamer2 has given us an update on her medical condition and care. We want to continue lifting her up, hoping, and sending positive thoughts and energy to her.
Blackbutterfly7 has received a second award nomination for the Power of Words Award. This gives us the opportunity to pay it forward once again. You, our participants and visitors, might know of a blog that deserves this award. If so, please post a comment below letting me know.
A big hug and thanks to our new visitors and subscribers. Your “likes” and following are very much appreciated. As hard as I try, I don’t always get around to visiting the blogs of new visitors and subscribers as quickly as I would like to, but please know that I appreciate you.