Gotta Remove a Post

I’ve had to remove a post because it has received at least a thousand spam comments. This is why I require moderation. Almost all of them is the same person using different accounts promoting some financial fraud. I expect it will just move to another post.


This blog, specifically, one post, has received over 350 messages from four authors. One from a sex site posted once, another posted about 5 times, the third about 15 trying to sell me on website tools, and all the others from the last one trying to sell various and sundry money scams, using a new… Continue reading Spam

So Little Time

That’s the excuse I’m giving myself for not posting on a regular basis. It means I haven’t made this blog a priority, and that means it won’t accomplish what I want it to do. If it is to be, it is up to me.

Life Has A Way

I wanted to post on a regular basis, but one thing or another keeps getting in the way. This shows the importance of building routines in your life, and setting priorities. Procrastination is a choice. It’s hard to build a following if you don’t put in the work. Turns out, it’s not hard to attract… Continue reading Life Has A Way

Joy In The Small Things

Today I learned how to turn off the automatic hypertext link in Excel autocorrect. This made me very happy, for this has been a most vexatious problem.

Leonard Nimoy’s Last Tweet

Leonard Nimoy died in 2015. His last tweet, sent a few days before his death, read: “A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP” That is truly beautiful. So often we buy stuff to try to be happy, but really, happiness comes from our experiences.… Continue reading Leonard Nimoy’s Last Tweet

Good morning, world!

Contented Joy Books is, or will be soon, a publisher of journals, activity books, and other materials intended to make your day easier. This site is intended to be a happy place, sharing joy and gratitude. As time goes on, there will be more quotes and observations that hopefully will bring a smile to your… Continue reading Good morning, world!