The Web Page Analyzer at is really useful for understanding what might be holding your page performance down. [Thanks, WebWord]

I’m pretty obsessive about things like graphics size and quantity, and page size, but it made me realize that I was running too many items on my home page. This was a relic of my last vacation, when posting was very sporadic. It’s mercifully shorter now. Of course, it doesn’t matter unless you believe the myth that readers care about page load times.