If, like me, you have had an impossible time getting to the site during the day, things should be better now as I’ve had my host, DreamHost, move me to a different server. This is one of the drawbacks to using a shared host. Sure, they may be cheap, but if one of your “neighbors” on the server is a resource hog, then it slows down your site also. So if someone is running a faulty script? It causes the server to bog down.
I have no clue who else was on our old server, but during the daytime, this site would move like a snail, while my company web sites were running smooth as can be. So after a lot of debate, I had DreamHost move this site to be on the server as my company websites. Everything appears to be running smoothly, but do drop me a line if you find anything broken.