A while back I had posted a question about creating an overlay using flex slider. I wasn't able to figure that out, but I was able to make it happen using Views Slideshow and Views Slideshow:Cycle. So that I can make it happen again, and just in case you'd like to do the same thing, I have documented the steps here. I've worked through it a couple of times and I believe that I have included all of the steps. If not, please let me know.
Anybody who is going to blog has to have a first blog. So I'll just call it what it is. Sort of like "Hello World". We all have to start somewhere.
So, why am I doing a blog? Why not use my website as a showcase of the work I've done and leave it at that? It would certainly be easier and less time consuming. Here are a few reasons: