Editorial asides

Help me choose!

21 May 2011 Editorial asides

You ever notice how people who love to take pictures seem to hate having their picture taken? Couple that with a deeply embedded aversion to change, and it becomes a huge ordeal for me to even think about changing my online avatar. Further, I think it’s good personal “branding” to have one picture across all […]

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Mothership Photography is on Facebook (please like me!)

17 May 2011 Editorial asides

I‘ve mentioned before that although I’m an early-adapter on a lot of social media platforms, I’ve never really warmed up to Facebook. I signed up for an account when it was first opened up, but aside from an early addiction to Scrabble when I was pregnant with Lucas in 2007, I never really found a […]

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Because I am a dork for stats and numbers

2 April 2011 Editorial asides

Some time today, the 500,000th visitor will drop by the blog. Half a million hits? Never would have guessed it in a million years. Also? Never would have guessed I’d make it to 1 951 posts or 24 570 comments either! I don’t watch the stats as obsessively as I did when I first started […]

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Postcards to go – now optimized for your mobile device!

9 August 2010 Editorial asides

Just a quick editorial note to let you know that I’ve finally made the blog mobile-friendly. You shouldn’t see any difference from a PC, but thanks to the WPTouch plug-in it looks a whole lot better on the most common mobile devices. If you’ve got one, let me know how it looks! I still want […]

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New blog banners!

9 May 2010 Editorial asides

It’s been nearly nine months since I created any new blog banners from my photographs, and I’ve taken a few (!!) new pictures since then. So, my menfolk gave me exactly what I wanted for Mother’s Day: a couple of hours to futz about in Photoshop and make up some new banners. Whaddya think? The […]

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Well, that was a trip through bloggy hell

18 April 2010 Editorial asides

I had nothing but the best of intentions when I set out to upgrade both my WordPress installation and my Thesis theme last night. With infinite idealism, I told Beloved I’d need “30, maybe 45 minutes, tops.” That was 16 hours ago. I didn’t spend *all* of that 16 hours trying to recover everything that […]

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Introducting our newest sponsor: the National Arts Centre!

2 April 2010 Editorial asides

I‘m delighted to say thank you and welcome to the latest hand-picked supporter of the blog, the National Arts Centre! Please take a moment to admire the little ad in the sidebar to your right. 🙂 If you live in Ottawa, chances are you have been to the NAC. But did you know they’re celebrating […]

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Welcome to our newest sponsor: BraChic!

10 December 2009 Editorial asides

I‘d like to extend a special welcome to the newest sponsor of Postcards from the Mothership, Ottawa’s own BraChic. I am so pleased to have Marianne and her shop advertising here for several reasons: I love the shop itself, I love the idea of supporting local business, and I love the serendipity of how this […]

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New header images!

26 August 2009 Editorial asides

I stole 30 minutes from Lucas’s nap this afternoon and tweaked some of the old header banners and added five new ones. Refresh a couple of times and let me know what you think! I think my fave is the sunflowers — they were a motif of mine for quite a while, and we found […]

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7 August 2009 Editorial asides

I keep writing posts and not publishing them. I can’t get one right, and it’s making me squirrelly. My words, usually golden and fluid like warm coffee, are alternately gelatinous and prickly. Not fit for sharing, in any case. Stay tuned, I’m sure it’s only temporary.

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