Please Excuse The Mess. A rebuild is underway.
This sites original creation dates back to a time before wordpress was made available. The first complete build of aroundtheblock.us was done totally via microsoft notepad.exe. Soon after launch of the original, all hand-coded , site "WordPress Content Management System" went public. The html code was transferred to the first release of WordPress. It was a bumpy ride those first couple of years using the, now extremely widely applied, platform. To make a long story "short" the original code that started out on notepad.exe was stretched, edited, and quite frankly "chopped every which way but loose". Along with the latest major-release, the [legacy] house of cards tumbled