Friday, July 15, 2011


My sister is visiting me! We have not seen each other since Katrina.

I have also been busy with some freelance projects, and some changes for The Visual Vamp blog. which is as they say, "under construction".

New and frequent posts coming soon. Hang in here with me.

As part of the changes, I want to ask you guys how you feel about the "Follower" feature. Is it important to you? I appreciate every reader and follower. How would you feel if I did not include the "Follower" feature on the updated Visual Vamp blog?

PS The sisters in the photo are Lady Gaga with her sister Natali


Reggie Darling said...

Keep the "follower" feature! Over 900 is most impressive, indeed!

Anonymous said...

It's hard to disagree with the ever tasteful Reggie, but I think the follower feature looks a little "facebookie". I would delete it.

aBroad said...

Keep the Follower feature !

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Irene said...

Looking forward to the new look, I'm not concerned about the follower feature, as long as you leave you and Alberto dancing. You are an inspiration.

Karena said...

I like the follower feature. I think who those who take the time to visit regularly is nice to show that!

Have a great time with your sister Valorie!

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Jan said...

Enjoy your time with your sister.
I foresee prolonged chatting
(if you're anything like me and my sister)

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Planet Tango said...

My sister and I always fly united

vicki archer said...

Hello Valorie,
I don't like the look of the follower gadget either but I think it is important to make it easy for readers to connect if they want....I think it can be hidden on the dashboard page but then it makes it just that bit harder for readers to follow....Compromise... always a bore! xv

Anonymous said...

Dear VV,
Looking forward to re-Vamped blog!
I see followers and subscribers on blogs -- forgive this
naive or obvious question - Different or the same?
Best wishes,

Vickie H. said...

Change can be so exciting. Have no opinion on the "follower" issue. You can proceed without it and if you need to, always add it back later, can't you?

elizgonz said...

I'm a regular reader and read sooo many blogs, but I have no idea what the purpose of the Followers is. You don't need it.

pve design said...

My sister is following me to Chicago in 2 weeks where I will be working, illustrating a wedding and my daughter is following me there so we will have BIG FUN with each other. I love following you.

Acanthus and Acorn said...

Keep the follower box...I agree it's not the most attractive thing, but I think the FB one is worse! I am betting the updates will make you bothered by it.

Lila said...

Sisters are the best! I have four myself! Enjoy your time together!
Lila Ferraro

VictoriaArt said...

I follow you anyway! However you do it, it will be ok with me!

nanne said...

when i glanced at the pic, i thought the girl on the left was probably you in the '70's....what can i say? you are cool & gorgeous!