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Oh my!  All this blogging and dealing with codes and enormous amounts of new things has finally awakened me to the care and maintanence of our company’s own website.  I had always left that up to the college student who had cobbled together our website over 10 years ago but now that he’s moved on…

I’m deleting all the spam in the mail boxes…over 4000 messages, urging our sales department to “Beware of fake pills”, “Download software now!”, “Hey dude, all top brands available”, and all sorts of friendly sounding messages from well-meaning lovely ladies that I dare not open.

Now I remember exactly why we never put contact buttons on the website before!

Besides finally waking up to the spam epidemic I am also learning about CSS and fonts and really fun stuff.  I can’t seem to learn enough fast enough though.  As I’m deleting emails more are coming in!!!  What the heck do I need to know about “Human Growth Hormone”?  Grrrrrr.

Here’s the weirdest one: 

The subject line read “needle cast oyster mushroom”

entered the world, but yet the son was to come; and mrs. bennet, for many years after lydia’s birth,<BR>downstairs. as they passed through the hall, lady catherine opened the doors into the dining-parlour<BR>”dear lizzy!”<BR>”you certainly do,” she replied with a smile; “but it does not follow that the interruption must be<BR>at length every idea seemed to fail him; and, after standing a few moments without saying a<BR>darcy made no answer, and seemed desirous of changing the subject. at that moment, sir<BR>”i had not been long in hertfordshire, before i saw, in common with others, that bingley<BR>bingley, and the lady with whom she lived in london. georgiana’s reception of them was very civil,<BR>”that is not an unnatural surmise,” said fitzwilliam, “but it is a lessening of the honour of my<BR>”it has been coming on so gradually, that i hardly know when it began. but i believe i must date<BR>”and this,” said she, “is the end of all his friend’s anxious circumspection! of all his sister’s<BR>called, though in a voice which proved it to be mr. darcy, she moved again towards the gate. he had<BR>”you are uniformly charming!” cried he, with an air of awkward gallantry; “and i am persuaded<BR>and miserly father; and though he belonged to one of the universities, he had merely kept the necessary<BR>circumstance more deeply impressed on their memories than that their brother’s fortune and their own<BR>certain he has very much at heart.”<BR>darcy.” she then sought her eldest sister, who has undertaken to make inquiries on the same subject of<BR>”you are a good girl;” he replied, “and i have great pleasure in thinking you will be so happily<BR>and those strong objections probably were, her having one uncle who was a country attorney, and<BR>”yes; but he seemed to like his second better.”<BR>


About Mary Beth

I am fascinated by changing patterns and colored threads. I sew garments and am teaching myself to machine knit. Since selling the building that housed my workrooms, The Stitchery, I'm searching for a place to set up the knitting machines again. There must be room here somewhere!

2 responses »

  1. You need to get a spam filter on that e-mail account, MB! Sounds like an opprtunity to get another CO-OP student in to help out. Often the computer departments at colleges will allow work terms for credit. You should check that out.

  2. You are so right, Lorna. I will be looking into that as soon as I delete these last 440 emails. I probably will be able to handle it myself with a spam filter. Eeesch


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