The blog service I use, called Typepad, had a meltdown in the middle of the night, Thursday. It wasn't until about 12 hours later that it came back up. It affected thousands of web journals.
I was vexed, and frightened. The night of the shutdown, I had just sent my very first mailing to my entire email list— thousands of people— telling them to "come on over!"
If they were innocent enough to try my blog link, they got an ERROR message! So much for my credibility.
Another cause for anxiety... I've been invited to be a columnist for The Huffington Post, and they're running my first column Saturday the 17th. I dreaded to think that HP readers might link over to my blog, and find it D.O.A.
I meant to tell you the Huffington news in a spirit of celebration, before all this happened! I'm flattered to death. I hope a zillion people come over here and pick out their purity rings!