Every dog has its day, and every account has its blog.

Registering a new account means that you are entitled to produce content. There is a prompt to create entries on your own blog when you check out your account. Any material you create will show up in the Blogs section of the web site. I may try to create more controls to limit views, but for now, it makes a great place for people to explain who they are, what they would like to see in the web site or progress on projects they are undertaking.

If you have a question or a comment that you feel deserves either a response or discussion, then you may want to make you way over to the Discussion menu and start a topic. These will also show up, although until I have tried, I can't say where.

The great thing about this site, and software, is that the possibilities are unbounded. As I explore the workings of the software, I would appreciate comments on what kinds of things you would like to see and particularly, what kinds of things you can contribute. Because this site is not static, all of the content is created using the browser by anyone who registers. Even unregistered people can make comments on existing content.

And the content can be message on the Discussion board, single pages, blogs, books (see Catalogues for a sample 3 page book). And then there's the Gallery, which requires (so far) another id but allows you to upload cover images. I see this as having two parts. Members will each have their own picture gallery that all members can view. A public gallery will have images selected from the member galleries, but will be organized along some these, be it cachet, period of time or subject. The galleries are not very good for text (organizing or searching) so I expect that our cataloguing project will use the books mentioned above.

I'm sorry if there is any confustion by my posting this using my test account. Look for more updates under Doug Holmes.


Peterborough Ontario FDC

I collect the Transorma marks of Peterborough and have heard that a number of FDCs were issued from Peterborough with these marks. I'd be interested in seeing any that exist.

Here is a link to some selected Transorma covers (no fdcs). http://charleslivermore.com/transorma/index.htm

The marks were applied to both incoming and outgoing mail; and, appear to be applied to identify the clerks who sorted the mail. My guess is they were used to evauate the sorting abilities of the clerks as they don't seem to correlate to locations within Peterborough or whether mail was incoming or outgoing.

I'd be interested in seeing any FDCs with these marks.