As faithful readers know, I have been blogging for about a year and a half, since March 2009.  I started out knowing almost nothing about the “mechanics” of it – specifically, WordPress.  I didn’t have any problem figuring out the basics – I’ve been using computers for 20 odd years.  

But one thing that gave me problems was video.  This past summer, Michael with Imagination Entertainment sent us a short video of a performance of iL CiRCo in which custom stage drapes made by Sew What? are a prominent part of the scene.

Unfortunately, try as I might, I could not figure out how to include a video in a post.  I finally gave up, pulled a still image from the video, and used that in the post.

However, recently Megan discovered in her e-mail a video sent to her last year by another client, Dan with “Sonic Youth.”  She forwarded it to me and suggested I include it in a post.  I decided that it was time I figure out how to include videos in my post.

So, I sat down at the computer this evening, started this post, and clicked on every single button on the “Kitchen Sink” in WordPress.  Low and behold – I figured out how to add a video to the Media Library and then how to embed it into a post.  Woo hoo!

So, to show that I really can do it, here is the iL CiRCo video that I was unable to post in August (click here to read the original post):

Pretty cool!  I’ll be posting soon on the “Sonic Youth” project and will definitely include Dan’s video in that post!