Create a Slideshow Overlay

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. 

My First Blog

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: