Author Archives: Kat Nagel

About Kat Nagel

Cat lover, singer, early music addict, reads a lot. Former R&D chemist with an obsessive need for variety. Now active as a freelance technical writer and editor, web designer, photographer, computer coach, and trainer. Owner, MasterWork Consulting (

6 AM Weirdness

For the first time in almost two decades, I started my day by waking up from a very strange dream. Most of my dreams have been dreams of ordinary life with, at most, a single odd element—a person or thing … Continue reading

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First day of a new year…

First day of a new year, and I’m seriously bummed. My blogging routine has suddenly come unstuck. Instead of starting fresh at the beginning of a new month, I’m faced with irritating changes: Continue reading

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UGH x 2

So…I fixed the problems caused by the November updates. Everything looked good. Then life got complicated again, and I didn’t get around to adding new posts. Today, after waiting to see whether other sites had problems with the WP4.4 update, … Continue reading

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Psychiatrists have a word for this

I’m doing it again. I’m signing up for the Mount TBR 2016 Reading Challenge. I sign up every year, choose an ambitious pile of dusty books from my To Be Read shelves, and then…read different books. Last year I didn’t commit … Continue reading

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WordPress update + parent theme update = Ugh! Sorry. Will work on tweaking the child theme to correct whatever conflicts the core and parent theme updates produced.

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