So the trusty iMac shit the bed badly last night, no surprise considering she’s provided well over a decade of solid, reliable service with nary a hiccup. After working way into the wee hours trying to effect repairs, everything seems to be running all right now except for one thing: my beloved third-party blog posting software, Ecto (formerly Kung Log). Sadly, Ecto was cast into the void by its developers long ago, with no more upgrades, tech support, or much at all in the way of fan forums or online advice that I can find.
So now, after last night’s aforementioned shitting of the bed, Ecto starts the launch process, seems to be percolating along nicely, and about midway through just…locks up. My lack of success in fixing it has forced me to look elsewhere for succor, in the form of a Chrome/Brave extension yclept Scribefire. I had used it before years ago, so it isn’t entirely a stranger to me. Though it ain’t Ecto, it’s damned close, and is vastly improved over the version I was running way back when. Beats the shitty WP posting interface all to hell and gone, but I still got a bit of a learning curve to cope with here, I’m afraid. So if the quantity of the free ice cream dips a bit the next few days, well, now you know why.
And now, on with the show, folks!