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New Blog Look

What do you think? I felt the old look was getting a bit cluttered. Hopefully the new links at the top will make things easier to find and will allow the blog to be a bit easier to read. I'd love to hear your thoughts however.

Comments

Anonymous said…
Nice job!!
Lori said…
I like it.
Anonymous said…
Very nice, clean and intuitive. Could you add the date to the comments' time stamp?
JW said…
Thanks everyone. Date has been added to the comments.
Anonymous said…
It looks great! We live in Los Angeles, but are planning a relocation in Spring next year to the Phoenixville area. I read your blog regularly to keep up with the community happenings- it fans the flame!

Thank you!
Jennifer
Anonymous said…
I miss the calendar of events on the front page -- I used to just click on the site and glance there to see what was happening. It might be nice to have that back as it appears there is room on the right hand side.
JW said…
Part of the reason for the redesign was that the calendar I was using was causing problems with some people's browsers. I am looking into ways to incorporate the calendar again but need to find a different method of doing so. Stay tuned...
Anonymous said…
OMG, if you want to see the calendar when you open the site, bookmark it that way.

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