I have a favor to ask of some of you.
In spite of steady, strong traffic to the site, I've seen advertising dollars drying up. This didn't make much sense to me, but a number of folks have written me saying they don't even see ads.
The reason is simple – – more and more browsers have AdBlock running on them, thus disabling the ads and depriving me of the few pennies your views should generate. What you should see is this (that is, Slope with ads):
But, with AdBlock, you see no ads:
Now, I recognize that ads aren't going to win any awards for aesthetics, but as much time as I spend on the blog, I'd appreciate your at least letting the ads show up. All you have to do is go to the lower-left portion of your browser and make this choice:
It doesn't cost you anything, and doing the above only takes a moment. Thank you.