.com vs .org

I could have started writing again long ago, if not because of the pain of having to come up with a blog name and decide between .com and .org.

Yes, I didn’t have to find a host and shit but I’d look as if I’m a serious blogger if I had my own domain, advised SP.

Fine.

So I finally came up with a name and within seconds, my second problem became non-existent.

.com was taken.

Mixed feelings I had. On one hand, I was relieved – one real life dilemma solved; on the other hand, I was annoyed – who in the world thought of the same name as I did.

Turns out, Programs for Troubled Teens owns it.

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They specialize in Troubled Teens Programs, Christian Boarding Schools, Teen Help, Military Boot Camp and an array of other products and services.

Now you know.

I’m non-profit but I think we really should swap domain extension.

Totally unrelated, just wanted to share a quote from an interview I read today

(on the failures of people who are delusional about their prospects) “…I feel worse for the people who are not delusional. They just miscalculated. They tried.” – Glenn Fogel, Priceline Group’s Head of Worldwide Strategy, Planning and Corporate Development in an interview with Skift

Delusion is a survival mechanism. I stand by that.

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