Jeanne and I were talking about how we have no idea what we did a year ago on any given day, and it’s time to start writing stuff down. So here we go. Today I: Met some cool people in Lockport Worked on a few projects Ate a chicken wing Drove to Canada on a […]
Testing out the new scanner…
Went up to Canada with Nancy and her friend. Stopped at the grocery, got the guac stuff and some burger meat.Chased a few house wrens away. Cleaned the cottage up while the girls made guac. Went surfing at Pleasant, watched Nan and her bud get sweet rides. Got a ticket there and almost towed but […]
Just watched Boone Gorges break down the ubiquitous motto. If not poetry, what is code? Gorges suggested craftsmanship, architecture, bridge-building, collaboration, engineering. None of those is text. Each of those has associative materials that could connect a perceivably banal thing with beauty: wood is craft, steel is architecture, mathematics is bridge-building, software development is collaboration […]
I have the app, I’ve played with it, made some icons, and I still don’t get it. I think folks who use it a lot aren’t fluent html/css coders. For me, it’s a lot easier to do the things people say Sketch shines at directly in code. Do you use Sketch? Do you consider yourself a […]
is falling outside my Lyons office window.
Who’s down to make a font for WordPress? I am! I’ve brought this up before. It makes sense to have a custom font for your brand; Youtube just did it. WP has such a strong brand that its own font just makes sense.
Icons are everywhere. As the contexts within which we interpret content become more unpredictable, so does our reliance on iconography to communicate ideas and messages. The use of iconography has exploded as dissemination of information must reach a multitude of user contexts. Icons can summarize universal ideas and complex actions with a few shapes. Icons […]
I only post recipes that I make up and are simple, easy, and cheap. I’m a terrible cook because I’m impulsive, lazy, and AADHD. However, this one usually works: Half a cabbage, cut up however you like it. I sliver mine with a razor sharp Global. 1 TBs Sesame Oil 2 TBs Rice Vinegar 1 […]
Finally figured out a reason to like this thing. I stopped using function keys for years, once it became necessary to hold FN to modify them so you weren’t, like, turning the volume down. Sure, you could set it up so they would behave normally, but then you had to hold FN to, like, turn […]
This is for my Uncle Billy. He’s not feeling too great so I’m sending it to him.
Small gouache and graphite on arches paper