Sunday, February 17, 2008

What's going on with blogger?

Thank you so much everyone for your well wishes. I feel that my blood pressure is slowly coming back to normal, which is good. However, last night both Stephen and I had some form of food poisoning. What the heck is going on here? We cannot seem to figure out what it was. Out in the trash everything went!

Today, I decided that I was going to have patience and attempt to post what I intended to do last Wednesday. Voila, the image appears! Well, a small box with an x in it! lol Unfortunately, I cannot see the image myself. I pressed "done" and I'm hoping it is of a block from the Sherbet quilt and not an embarrassing picture of something! ROFLOL

I'm working in Html mode and the image coding looks like it's being posted twice. Those of you who can actually see what I'm doing, please let me know. When I witch to "compose" mode, I get two (2) boxes with a red X in the middle. Hum... well I deleted one!

I've been thinking of switching to typepad, but it would not solve the issue of not being able to see my friend's blogs. It truly makes it hard to post a comment if you cannot see the images!

Voici the machine quilting pattern on the Sherbet Quilt, I hope! LOL I have decided to name that quilt Cotton Candy d'Antan. I could not find a suitable English word for d'Antan which means of yesteryear or olden days. Sort of long in English, don't you think?

I'm hoping that blogger will have resolved their issues soon so that I can visit my friends on blog land. I could understand if it was only my laptop, but I get the same result on the main computer. The only blog from blogger I seem to be able to see the pictures is Melanie's from Covered Porches & Wooden Screen Doors. I wonder what she's doing that allows me to see her pictures.

I'm off to attempt to get more machine quilting done on that Cotton Candy d'Antan! Have a great day every one!


Pam said...

Carole, are you using Internet Explorer? I was having a whole bunch of problems with blogs - google, yahoo and such and someone suggested I switch my browser to Mozilla Firefox. I was quite nervous about downloading it and such but I was at the point where we were going to have to reformat the computer -- so I took a chance and downloaded Firefox. Talk about a miracle - completely solved the issues with google reader and yahoo mail and is so much faster than IE. Might want to give it a try if you haven't and see if that helps.

Unknown said...

I can see the picture and it is lovely, you are so talented to quilt like that on the machine. I always use Mozilla Firefox and it is much, much better than IE. I have used it for a couple of years with good result. I am glad that your blood pressure is getting better.

mckie2 said...

Hi Carole,

I use Google Reader with Firefox. I usually have no problems with it but once in a while my system will tell me I am running low on virtual memory and I notice I can't see pictures on some of the blogs. My computer runs 24/7 so when this happens I reboot it and everything clears up. I just figure it's stupid Windows not cleaning up after itself.


Wendy said...

I've always used Mozilla Firefox because IE has so many great for me always. It's well worth switching.

Your picture came out fine for me.
Good luck with the computer problems.

Libby said...

Wow - I'm so glad you are beginning to feel much better. I have had you on my mind and just hadn't gotten a note dropped into cyberspace yet *s*
Your photo looks great. I really like the quilting pattern you have chosen for it.
Blogger has been a touch unpredictable of late . . . hope they soon get the issues resolved. Take care - hope you will feel 100% real soon.

quiltmom anna said...

I'm glad to hear that you are feeling better- The picture of your quilt came through- the quilting and quilt look beautiful- I like the french word for it- it is an apt description of it.
Hope that you are soon not bothered by computer problems- it can be very frustrating.
Regards from a Western Canadian Quilter,

Gina said...

If you right click on the red cross a box will come up and one of the options will be show picture. Click on this and most of the time the picture will appear.

I'm sorry you are having problems. I can see your pics and I love the quilting design you've used.

love and hugs xxx

Beth said...

I can see your quilt, it is beautiful. You do such wonderful work. Hope you and your husband are feeling better. Take care of yourself.

Karrin Hurd said...

Your quilting is beautiful Carole! I can see it just fine. I too use google reader on Firefox, and I have never had a problem yet. Glad to hear your blood pressure is doing better.

Julia said...

Carole, I am so glad that you are feeling better. Food Poisioning!!! Oh, my goodness, how scary!
Quilting looks great!!
By the way, I also use Firefox. I love it and have never had any problems.
Take Care, Julia

Darlene said...

I'm really glad that you're feeling better. I've had you on my mind alot recently. :-) sending little ((hugs)).

Vintage Cotton Candy! Just a thought for such a beautiful quilt. Love the quilting!

swooze said...

I think you are looking for the word "bygone". Beautiful quilting!

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

OMG that quilting is stunnng....I am using Internet Explorer and I also have a few issues....

janetsue2 said...

This is the first time that I have been to your blog. I have a friend that bought a gammil this past summer and I have quilted a couple quilts on it.threadsofmine is my friend Ruthies bloggspot. I am new to blogging but it has been so fun "meeting new people"
Machine and long-arm quilting is truly an art. I love the pattern that you used on the Sherbert Candy quilt. There is sooo... much to quilting and quilters are totaly awesome

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