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Server Swap!

I know – why bother having a blog if you only seem to use it to repost stuff from your Islesblogger blog?

I fully intend on making some posts here shortly, but I wanted everyone to know that I needed to swap servers and the move is now complete. If anything seems funky, let me know.

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May Add Another Site to My Portfolio!

For the past month or so, I have been toying with the idea of creating a beer blog. I don’t really want to come across as an outright alcoholic – but I enjoy good great beers! Now that hockey season is winding down, Islesblogger will not be occupying as much time as it normally would – but I would like to keep the creative juices flowing in the interim. No, it’s not like I will stop posting during the summer – there just won’t be things I can post daily, or just about daily as I can during the season.

The idea for a beer blog (I already purchased a really great domain name) came during one of my recent trips to a craft beer festival. These craft beer festivals are much akin to wine tastings, you walk around a big convention center with a small beer stein and go booth to booth tasting different breweries beers. It makes for a pretty interesting day and a great chance to try out some of the lesser known breweries out there. It’s not really a secret that I enjoy writing, so this is yet another chance to incorporate some of my favorite activities and give tasting beer either at a restaurant, microbrewery or a beer festival a more work-like feel to it.

I have another project for my friend Jeremy that I need to start first – it’s something that needs to be done ASAP, so I will start the beer site in the next few weeks. I am excited about it – it should be a fun experience and a great website.

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Move is COMPLETE!

Just wanted to give everyone a big hello ::cue echos::!

After a long wait and many days of deliberation, I have completed my migration from www.tek-nics.com to www.mikethis.com. In the coming days tek-nics.com will be directed here and the content will no longer be accessible (no worries though, it all resides here now).

Mike, but why did you give up on tek-nics?

To be honest, this is an easy question. I wanted a personal blog that wasn’t very nicknamish…..

I have had that other domain and nickname for quite a long time (early 2000) and I just felt like I outgrew it and wanted a more “grown-up” place to call my own – a “new house” if you will. I won’t ever let the domain expire though – sentimental value.

But WHY MikeTHIS?

Ha – like everything else in my web-life, my good friend Chris talked me into swindling MikeW out of this domain because he was just sitting on it. Chris and I have become pretty close friends over the years and just thought it would be humorous to have a similar domain name for our bloggy blogs. Not really too much of a story there I guess.

What can we expect out of MikeTHIS?

Another good question (Who is this handsome man doing this interview anyway?). Pretty much the same musings you would find at my original blog – only I plan to blog on just about everything that is annoying me, interests me or just needs to be blogged about. I want to show off my word wizardry from time to time – so why not shout out into the vast emptiness that is the intarweb for that deep down feel goodness we have all come to know and love?

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