If Barack Obama is elected President of the United States, he must also give up his role as both a United States Senator from Illinois and his role as Moe in the wildly popular Canadian kids show “The Doodlebops.” The rules that govern America state that nobody can hold two offices or a role in a foreign television program while president.

Obama took the role as Moe in 2004 and has continued to film shows and tour with the group. However, his role as a Canadian pop sensation is at odds with national security if elected president, according to Washington sources. Known as the “Fred Thompson Exception,” the president can hold office with a role in an American television series, or appear in films made in Hollywood. Senator McCain, for example, could appear in another Wedding Crashers installment (see video here).

The recurring theme of Moe at the beginning of each “Doodlebops” episode is that he can never be found, a sentiment repeated by McCain when he wanted to appear with Obama in townhall-style debates this summer. However, Obama was in the midst of a grueling tour with the band. Especially difficult are all the break-dancing moves that Moe must perform each night, a throwback to Barack’s street performances while growing up in Honolulu.

Senator Moe-bama

On the television series, Moe is a colorful character who plays the drums and is quite energetic. He hides somewhere in Doodlebops Central at the start of each episode and he always must pull the rope, which results in a drenching of water. This addictive behavior has some in Washington concerned about his ability to lead. “What if he hides in the Oval Office each day?” said a McCain operative. “Or what if he develops a propensity to pushing buttons? Do we want this type of person with one finger on our nuclear arsenal?”

The television program promotes unity amongst its three main characters, and Obama has carried that message to the American public. It also promotes Canadian values like socialism and mispronouncing the word “out,” and that’s where the conflict of interest would occur. While McCain appeared in a “Boobfest” about guys getting laid using false pretenses, it was good American fun, and not Canadian propaganda.

Here are some of Moe’s favorites:

Instrument: drums
- Favorite color: orange
- Favorite activity: making noise!
- Favorite food: celery...because it's loud!                               
- Loves to read about: Dinosaurs
- Favorite animal: monkey
- Very good at: playing hide and seek
- Always has: messy hair
- Favorite saying: "Taa daa! Here I am!"

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  • Does HOA collect police reports for crimes in my neighborhood?
    Someone on Nextdoor was asking this question, and I was tempted to respond that the only thing HOAs collect is money. The real responses to the question ranged from, "It depends on your HOA" to "That's not part of what an HOA does." While I can understand that crime is separate from house paint and green lawns, since crime is the #1 factor in property values, HOAs probably need to DO something when it comes to crime.

    I read that in a town in the Southwest, an HOA was being sued because a house that had been deemed a nuisance was not foreclosed on, resulting in a child being killed in a drive-by shooting meant for the residents of the nuisance house. I agree with the people bringing the lawsuit. If the HOA's sole purpose is to maintain property values, then people who bring crime to the neighborhood should be forced out, just like someone who might never mow the grass or  pay HOA dues. 

    When one of our neighbors brought two violent incidents to our block, I wrote to my HOA and to the owner of the rented house. I mentioned the lawsuit above to the HOA, and I told both entities that other neighbors had confirmed to me that the police showed up at the house several times before we'd moved in. I myself had seen a member of the household arrested a couple months before the violence. So three incidents in about four months, and I decided it was time for the family to move on. I never really received much of a response, but the family DID move out within a couple of weeks. Maybe the family realized it was time for a fresh start, but I'd like to think that getting involved helped to push them. However, I also believe the HOA and rental company would have either not known about it or ignored the problem without my letters. 


    Crime, however, is often a result of people from outside of the neighborhood. That crime itself may not be the responsibility of the HOA, but installing a trail camera on a cell phone plan with a solar power battery pack might do the trick to capture trespassers. Any kind of camera, really. See if the police will install one. Even a fake camera might deter one crime. I'd let a wifi camera on my street use my guest wifi, as well, and I assume some of my other neighbors would, too.

    The HOA could go semi-all-out and install an automatic gate without a code, along with a powered camera that stores video. If there's no code, anyone can get into the neighborhood, but it slows people down and ensures everyone entering knows they are on camera. The good news is that the roads are still public and part of the city.  

    Maybe HOA bylaws need to include more about crime and nuisance homes, especially in an area like Jacksonville. Crime is spread out in this town. Maybe back when my HOA was formed in 2004, there was no crime in East Arlington, but that's not the case today. Homeowners need to expect more out of their HOAs, as property value is more about crime than a nice pool and paint color of the houses. 






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  • Jacksonville List of Neighborhoods
    I keep seeing all the Jacksonville neighborhoods as backdrops to maps, but I have yet to see them listed for those of us who like lists. So, after using the government websites to find the GIS maps that contain the neighborhoods, I was able to extract the lists of areas in Jax that appear on maps. It could be useful to those of you who also like lists and deal in real estate or something where you'd need the names of all the neighborhoods here.


    The lists are in alphabetical order by region. Jacksonville is big, so it's divided into six planning zones: A (Arlington and Beaches), N (North), NW (Northwest), SE (Southeast), SW (Southwest), and U (Urban Core). I wanted to make a visual grid map using a table, but it's just so big. Also, I do understand alphabetical, but it would be nice on a map if the letter-number combinations were adjacent, but that's just an opinion, and we're pretty much stuck with alpha order now. I think a couple of names were cut off because of length, but this is a fairly comprehensive neighborhood list for Jacksonville/Duval.

    It's also interesting to note that if Jacksonville ever made the move to un-consolidate, the six zones would be the most likely separate cities.


    A01 Alderman Park
    A02 Arlington
    A03 Arlington Hills
    A04 Arlington Manor
    A05 Arlingtonwood
    A06 Atlantic Blvd. Estate
    A07 Atantic Highlands
    A08 Beachwood
    A09 Beacon Hills & Harbour
    A10 Charter Point
    A11 Clifton
    A12 Cobblestone
    A13 Colony Cove
    A14 East Arlington
    A15 Empire Point
    A16 Fara Ways Forrest
    A17 Fort Caroline Shores
    A18 Gilmore
    A19 Girvin
    A20 Glynea/Grove Park
    A21 Golden Glades/The Woods
    A22 Hidden Hills
    A23 Hogan
    A24 Holiday Harbors
    A25 Holiday Hill/Century
    A26 Holly Oaks
    A27 Lake Lucina
    A28 Love Grove/Riviera Ma
    A29 Mayport
    A30 Monterey
    A31 North Beach
    A32 Oak Haven
    A33 Park Ridge
    A34 Regency
    A35 St. Johns Bluff
    A36 St. Nicholas
    A37 Sandlewood
    A38 Southside Estates
    A39 Spring Glen
    A40 University Park
    A41 Woodland Acrea
    A42 Woodmere
    Atlantic Beach
    Baldwin
    Jacksonville Beach
    N01 Biscayne
    N02 Biscayne Terrace
    N03 Black Hammock Island
    N04 Blount Island
    N05 Brown Island
    N06 College Park
    N07 Copper Hill
    N08 Dinsmore
    N09 Duval
    N10 Eagle Bend
    N11 East Point
    N12 Forrest Trails
    N13 Fort George Island
    N14 Garden City
    N15 Highlands
    N16 Hollyford
    N17 Imeson Park
    N18 Jax. North Estates
    N19 Jamestown
    N20 Little Marsh Hill
    N21 New Berlin
    N22 North New Berlin
    N23 North Lake
    N24 Oceanway
    N25 Pecan
    N26 Pumpkin Hill
    N27 San Mateo
    N28 The Cape
    N29 Turtle Creek
    Neptune Beach
    NW01 Allendale
    NW02 Biltmore
    NW03 Bulls Bay
    NW04 Carver Manor
    NW05 Cisco Gardens
    NW06 College Gardens
    NW07 Commonwealth
    NW08 Crystal Springs
    NW09 Edgewood
    NW10 Edgewood Manor
    NW11 Grand Park
    NW12 Harborview
    NW13 Lackawanna
    NW14 Lake Forrest
    NW15 Lake Forrest Hills
    NW16 Lincoln Hills
    NW17 Magnolia Gardens
    NW18 Marrietta
    NW19 Mixon Town
    NW20 Murray Hill
    NW21 New Town
    NW22 Normandy
    NW23 Normandy Estates
    NW24 Normandy Village
    NW25 Osceola Forrest
    NW26 Panama Park
    NW27 Paxton
    NW28 Picketville
    NW29 Ribault
    NW30 Riverside
    NW31 Riverview
    NW32 Robinsons Addition
    NW33 Rolling Hills
    NW34 Royal Terrace
    NW35 Sherwood Forrest
    NW36 Tallulah/ North Shore
    NW37 Whitehouse
    NW38 Woodstock
    NW39 45th & Moncrief
    SE01 Arrowhead
    SE02 Avenues
    SE03 Bayard
    SE04 Baymeadows
    SE05 Baymeadows Center
    SE06 Beach Haven
    SE07 Beauclec
    SE08 Bowden
    SE09 Brackridge
    SE10 Briarwood
    SE11 Craven
    SE12 Deercreek
    SE13 Deerwood
    SE14 Deerwood Center
    SE15 Del Rio
    SE16 Englewood
    SE17 Goodbys Creek
    SE18 Greenfield Monor
    SE19 Greenland
    SE20 Isle of Palms
    SE21 Julington Creek
    SE22 Kilarney Shores
    SE23 Lakewood
    SE24 Loretto
    SE25 Mandarin
    SE26 Mandarin Station
    SE27 Miramer
    SE28 Monclair
    SE29 Pickwick Park
    SE30 Pine Forrest
    SE31 Royal Lakes
    SE32 San Jose
    SE33 San Jose Forrest
    SE34 San Marco
    SE35 Sans Pareil
    SE36 Sans Souci
    SE37 Secret Cove
    SE38 South Riverside
    SE39 South Point
    SE40 Southwood
    SE41 Spring Park
    SE42 Sunbeam
    SE43 Tiger Hole/ Secret Wo
    SE44 Windy Hill
    SW01 Argyle Forrest
    SW02 Avondale
    SW03 Cedar Hills
    SW04 Cedar Hills Estates
    SW05 Chimmey Lakes
    SW06 Confederate Point
    SW07 Duclay
    SW08 Duclay Forest
    SW09 Fairfax
    SW10 Herlong
    SW11 Hillcrest
    SW12 Hyde park
    SW13 Jacksonville Farms/Te
    SW14 Jacksonville Heights
    SW16 Jax Heights West
    SW17 Jax Naval Air Station
    SW18 Lakeshore
    SW19 Maxville
    SW20 McGirts Creek
    SW21 Normandy Manor
    SW22 Oak Hill
    SW23 Ortega
    SW24 Ortega Farms
    SW25 Ortega Forest
    SW26 Ortega Hills
    SW27 Otis
    SW28 Settlers Landing
    SW29 Sweetwater
    SW30 Venetia
    SW31 Wesconnett
    SW32 Yukon
    U01 Brentwood
    U02 Brooklyn
    U03 Downtown Jacksonville
    U04 East Jacksonville
    U05 Fairfield
    U06 Hogans Creek
    U07 LaVilla
    U08 Longbranch
    U09 Midtown
    U10 Mid Westside
    U11 Moncrief
    U12 Phoenix
    U13 Springfield
    U14 Southside
    U15 Tallyrand
    U16 29th & Chase

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  • Top 4 Spots in Jacksonville's Arlington Neighborhood
    I was on the News4Jax website when I saw an "article" about local restaurants. The article said it was about Arlington restaurants, and I figured it wasn't that big of a deal that my location was being used to show me stories relevant to where I was. However, after reading the short blurbs about the top 4 restaurants in my area, I saw the disclaimer on the bottom of the article:
    This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor.
    So, I was not only reading an article that accessed my location in order to serve the right content, but the content itself was provided by the businesses being reviewed. Sure, the star-ratings were from Yelp, which is semi-reliable, but there is no real indication that these four restaurants were the top-rated restaurants on Yelp. I assume that they were the four Arlington restaurants that paid to be part of an advertising article promoting them.

    You can see from the address bar that the article title was "Check Out The Top 4 Spots in Jacksonville's Arlington Neighborhood." While I'm sure the four listed restaurants are just fine, it's disturbing that this content was served to me on a NEWS website as NEWS. It's clearly blatant advertising, paid placement, and not a real review or opinion by a human being. 

    What's next? Top four crimes this week articles that pull information from JSO's Crime Map? I know, there's no ad money in that, so probably not. The point is that if pretend articles are being pulled from content on paid-service websites and placed on news websites, then we're in trouble. As readers and as writers. Even the images are from Yelp, which means user-submitted. No one did any work on the article in question, and more than likely, the "editor" is in India, curating and augmenting hundreds of pretend articles every day, never having eaten barbeque ribs in her life. 

    With so much data out there, it's nice to get a quick guide to some decent local restaurants to try, so there's a value to articles like the one that I thought I was reading. I might even like the listed places. It might even be accurate. But it's also wrong. 


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  • My Messy Office
    My messy classroom, home office, and garage all indicate the same thing to people: I must be careless, cranky, and uncaring. That's according to a study that showed two different work spaces to participants. A messy workspace left people with a negative perception of the unknown worker who occupied the space.


    That's kind of sad, since my mess is part of my creativity. Actually, I have to have a mess somewhere in order to function properly. I used to have a junk drawer when I first got married because my wife is pretty much the opposite of a messy person. She allowed me one junk drawer on the main level, and about half of the three basements we had. And most of the garage. And the tool shed. Those were my messy places.

    In Florida, we don't have the built-ins with drawers or a basement, so I have to be better at hiding my messes. It's frustrating, to say the least. The whole point of having a mess is that what I need is right there for me when I need it. I don't want to venture into the garage attic to find what I need. I don't want to have to page through file folders for tax documents when they are all stuffed on my desk where I need them. There should be a pen sitting out and within reach from any location in any room.

    The most frustrating, however, is the fact that I can't always find my writing notes. I'll take notes while out at a bar or while at church. Observations for later. And those notes need to be out in the open to remind me of what I need to be writing, like Christmas tree ornaments in my office space, or else I won't ever write those ideas. Then they just get stuffed in a box, which is suffocating for ideas.

    I also have to wonder if my bosses over the years have assumed something negative about me because my school desk was always messy. I tried to keep it way in the corner, but it was very, very messy. But that was because I was usually working on planning new lessons, revising old lessons, grading papers, writing, thinking, researching, and contacting people. Sometimes, I'd be testing out video production equipment, hooking various electronic devices into my computer to see what they could do, and generally figuring out if I could improve as a teacher. But it looked like I was somehow careless to outsiders.

    All in all, I'm lucky to have a wife who forces me to clean once in a while. If we were both like me, the house would be a disaster all the time, and people would be afraid to come over. And they'd probably think that both of us are careless, cranky, and uncaring.



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  • There Was a Time When St. Augustine Stole The Biltmore Ads
    There was a time when I saw an ad for St. Augustine, Florida. It was a simpler time, when none of the other ads were about politicians of ill repute. But it seemed to be a time when St. Augustine had decided to infringe upon the terminology associated with Biltmore. It was last year on local TV.


    I saw the St. Augustine ad twice on network television (late 2017, I believe), and it was an obvious lifting of the Biltmore ads I'd seen all the time. You know the ad, wherein we are made privy to this fanciful world where ladies and gentlemen seem to exist and behave a certain way that seems sadly gone most of the time. Yet, it does still exist if you stay in a certain hotel. Maybe one with a hot tub time machine.

    The St. Augustine ad seemed to be a send-up of the Biltmore ad. I don't think the idea was to steal it as much as acknowledge we've all seen the other ad around here. But, of course, it was stealing. Brazenly. So the St. Augustine ad was taken off the air very quickly. As in, some lawyers spent last night at the Biltmore and now it's gone. 

    I was watching a PBS documentary that said back when Flagler built his St. Augustine hotels and pushed for the railroad to come through Jacksonville rather than terminate there, it ruined tourism in Jacksonville. I'm sure the Biltmore is always watching out for other fancy destinations to pull some kind of stunt that might steal guests away, and if one of those places is going to rip off the exact wording from an ad, then it's pretty obvious. 


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  • What is the most popular city in Florida?
    This is an interesting question that pops up on Google when you search for information about Jacksonville. I believe people want to know the most populous or populated city in Florida, unless they are total tourists who are just interested in popularity. As far as being popular, I suppose Miami is tops, then Orlando and Tampa. Population is always a bit more complicated.

    By metro area, here are Florida's most populous (highest population) along with 2018 US rank:

    #7 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL MSA 
    #18 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA 
    #22 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL MSA 
    #40 Jacksonville, FL MSA 
    #72 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL MSA 
    #76 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL MSA
    #81 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL MSA
    #87 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL MSA
    #95 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL MSA

    That's top 100 and over 500,000 population, anyhow. 

    Here are the cities (not metro areas) in Florida, ranked by most populous within the city limits:

    #12 Jacksonville
    #40 Miami
    #49 Tampa
    #71 Orlando
    #79 St. Petersburg
    #95 Hialeah

    Keep in mind that Jacksonville's area is 20 times that of Miami. So, Jacksonville is the largest city by area, and largest city by population within its city limits in Florida. 

    Side note: Rhode Island, with a population just over one million, is only about 40% larger than the CITY of Jacksonville in area. That's crazy. And a good reminder why there's no city of Jacksonville walking tour map. 

    While Golden Girls reruns keep Miami popular, and Mickey Mouse makes Orlando shine, Jacksonville is also popular. We might have to work a little harder to figure out what that is, exactly, but it also presents an opportunity. Let's not make it murder or something negative. I watched a PBS documentary about our bridges, and those are nice. Nature. Other stuff.........
    San Dimas High School Football rules!

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  • Deep Forest Airport, Please
    I've complained a little about the local JAXEX Craig airport, and while I am hoping it stays at a manageable size, I wanted to take this opportunity to redirect some of you to an airport I never knew existed. I am hoping some of the rich and famous who fly over my house will choose to hit up another rich and famous local resident to use his private runway instead. Please, all you robber barons, carpetbaggers, venture capitalists, elite socialites, property developers, and ponzi schemers, give your buddy George a call and use the Deep Forest Airport instead of JAXEX.

    The runway at Deep Forest is 1.27 miles long. That's longer than either runway at Craig. You can land your G6 with no problems, according to Cutler Knupp, who apparently has a special pass to land at the private airport. I am hoping more G6 owners head for the Forest. Also those who own the Pilatus PC-24, the Cessna Citation Longitude, the Gulfstream G600, the Bombardier Global 6500 or 7500, and the Airbus ACJ319NEO.

    Mostly, I want you to land down in Deep Forest because there have been three airplane crashes on the St. Johns River, near JAXEX, in the past six months. Eventually, someone is going to crash land over houses rather than the river. Therefore, I'd prefer more airplanes flying to airports that are away from population centers. Or else fewer crashes. 

    Also, even if you're not in the jet set, maybe the owner of this private airfield, basically adjacent to Mayo Clinic, will allow you you land your turbo prop on the runway to save a life. But I'm not sure. You can call the number on the link to the irport.

    Next time the city council wants to talk about expanding Craig at JAXEX, it might also be the right time to remind the politicians (who might be allowed to land their own G6s at Deep Forest if they approve the right zoning proposals for the owner of the airport) that there is another option, and it's been around for years. 

    All other opinions aside, I hope Jacksonville does consider the Deep Forest site as a better JAXEX location in the future, and then plans ALL development around the location appropriately after the move. That's called planning.

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  • Male Fashion and Lifestyle: Matching Hats
    If you want to be really cool as a group, get you some matching hats. Most of us don't think about it ahead of time, and we often make the mistake of matching t-shirts or NASCAR jackets, but matching hats are really the way to go for guys. Let's take a look at how to decide on those hats so that you can look your best.


    Sports teams have matching hats. If you join a team, you'll get one like everyone else. When you go out for an ice cream after the game, everyone will know you are a team, even if you've put on jackets to keep warm. I kept all my North Central Little League hats, which is how I was able to get a photo of my past teammates and coaches all wearing matching hats. Sure, some of them were All-Stars hats, but they were all black North Central Little League headgear, and we looked like a team.

    Even if you're not on a team, your grandma could make the awesome decision to buy matching Nike hats for all the cousins in the family, creating the photo op from above. Actually, my grandma probably should have done this every year, but I'm not sure the womenfolk saw how cool the whole thing was. Instead of spewing on about politics and drinking too many Bud Lights, we were hanging out in the yard like a football team (all linemen), just because we'd gotten those hats.

    My friend and I went on the Miller Brewery tour just before St. Patty's Day one year and procured the matching foam hats you see here. That was a good hat purchase because everyone seemed to want to take photos with us, and this was way before smart phones and selfies, circa 1999. Check out those Chuck Taylors and that Seiko Kinetic watch.

    Of course, you can get it all wrong with matching hats, too. Family reunion hats seem to fall in this category. Or matching cowboy hats--those are supposed to be individual. Probably band hats, too, like if you and four of your friends all had matching Def Leppard hats, even at a Def Leppard concert, you'd be kind of lame. But most of the time, matching hats are pretty sweet.


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  • Male Fashion and Lifestyle: Sunny Boy Hair
    I originally got the "Sunny Boy" wig when I was an extra in an independent film that was never finished. I had to wear a Polo shirt, a sweater over my shoulders, and the Sunny Boy blonde wig. I was the bad guy, and my Mercedes 300SD also fit the bill. We only finished one day of filming, at Lake Park Golf Course in Milwaukee. I was probably revealing my devious plans to co-conspirators while golfing. I don't recall. However, Sunny Boy stayed with me, and I put it to some use over the years.


    Once in a while, I'd pull Sunny Boy out and wear it somewhere. Not just to drive with blonde hair, but to actually be Sunny Boy on an excursion. That means getting it to fit just right and owning it all day, like I did when I was in the movie. I am sure the people with me during those adventures kept wondering when I was going to take the hair off and be normal, but it was just a simple way to be a little outlandish for a day. I never totally got into character. It was just the blonde version of me. 

    The main events I remember best while wearing the wig would be crazy hair day at my teaching job, going apple picking, a day at the zoo, and our daughter's Barbie birthday party. 

    As a teacher, I am a consummate professional, even if I like to tell a good, funny story to the students, so most of them couldn't help giggling at me all hour as I wore Sunny Boy. For some reason, they couldn't take me seriously, even though the rock star wanna be teacher down the hall looked like Sunny Boy all the time. 

    The photo above is from apple picking at the Elegant Farmer in Wisconsin. I wore Sunny Boy while there with some friends. No one seemed to notice or care out loud, but I knew some people wondered at the wild hair on the hay ride. It gave the whole day more of a care-free feeling, so it was fun. 

    I lived about a mile from the Milwaukee County Zoo, so why not walk up one day with Sunny Boy? Nothing special. Just another day at the zoo, but maybe some of the animals wondered at the crazy hair on that one human. 

    Lastly, Sunny Boy was used at our daughter's Barbie party. I got my wife a big blonde wig to be Barbie. I am not sure where she found the dress. I wore Sunny Boy, even though I'm not sure Ken is normally blonde. No one in the family had trouble recognizing me, probably because they'd seen me in my hair before, but my wife's grandma didn't know her. 

    I'd recommend having a dress-up box, even as an adult. I have a giant bin of props, as well as one with just hats. Some are goofy, but others could be used in more serious situations. Probably not job interviews, but just nights out on the Town Center. 




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  • Check Your Google Adsense, Fellow Jacksonville Bloggers
    I'm not going to keep this one to myself, since someone not on my site isn't clicking my ads, anyway. If you have a blog or even a big ol' company website that has some Adsense ads on it (the Google ads), then you need to add a custom ads.txt file to your website. I did not receive an email about it. I just showed up to check earnings, which I don't really bother to do very often, and there it was: a dozen websites without the right code. 

    If you are on Blogger, and it's monetized through Adsense, then it should be automatic. My problem was that this site IS on Blogger, but my Adsense is technically a 3rd party ad system because I had set it up with a different account or something. So I had to add my custom page even to my Blogger page. 

    The basic idea is that you need to download the file from Adsense, upload it to your domain, and then wait for Google to see it. This took about two days. If you have FTP, you can do it that way, but it also works in CPanel. If you only have access to the website and not the actual domain, then you might need to get your web guy to add the file for you. Also, the ads.txt file would not download for me in Firefox, only Chrome.

    It's not the same as adding Google Adsense code to the <head> section of your website. Google seems to want to confirm you also own the domain, as I am sure plenty of hackers have found ways to add Adsense code to unwitting websites out there. It's a good thing for all of us that Google is trying to make sure website owners are the ones putting up ads and getting the money from those ads, even if it's a hassle to stick this code on multiple websites. That said, I'm sure most local Jax bloggers have one or two sites to deal with. 

    It's simple to check to see if your Blogger or other website is configured properly. Just type yourdomain/ads.txt. The page should look like this:

    If this helped you keep your Jacksonville blog monetized, make sure to click on an ad to show your appreciation. I'd do it for you.


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