Some people change their blog templates like their underwear. Unlike underwear, though, blog templates are not subject to staining with bodily secretions containing aromatic compounds causing people to whine, "OMG, haven't you ever heard of SOAP?"
For the record, I love my old template. I think maroon and gray go together wonderfully. The look was classic. So why the switch?
Hat tip to the oxymoronically well-known Dr. Anonymous for this bit about branding. Reading it, I realized that my brand is, of course, the Dinosaur. For better or worse, whatever else I end up publishing (and yes indeed, there are plenty of other non-Dino works in the pipeline), I am
Hence the switch to a more saurian-appearing (ie, green) template. Rest assured, this portends no change in content, which is good news for all three of you regular readers, and bad news for this crotchety old guy in his 80s I've known for years. (Which is to say that yes, four-letter words will continue to appear on occasion.)