In setting this up, the biggest question I had was how to remain in contact with friends and family without having them check my blog often. I’m sure they never really went out of their way to check on my Facebook feed, so why would I ask them to check out my blog? Well, that’s not a problem anymore. My posts can go straight into their email inboxes, and I can set the schedule as to how often that happens–a monthly summary ought to do it. So let’s see – a public forum, check (the blog); a way to remain in contact with my contacts, check (email subscribe); a place to post my images, check (image page); a forum to interact, check (comments)—this has it all. Almost finished. Next step is to move my images to a gallery and make this “public.