Posts from July 2007


If you’re actually reading these posts at my blog, I apologize for the poor form on the blog layout. You know, how the cobbler’s children go unshod? It’s like that. I’ll format this nicely, soon.
I hope.

Tools to come back to

Just wanted to post links to two tools that I’m sure I’ll be revisiting down the road.
The first is the hCard Creator, from microformats. I’m still a little unsure about the general utility of microformats, but I’m all in favor of standards. On top of that, I think the microformats has a little bit of […]

Two unrelated things …

First unrelated thing: From Khoi:
“It’s almost like we’re a research and development laboratory for our own bamboozlement.”
Second unrelated thing: Also, Chumbys are almost here. My discretionary income has no room for one of these things, but I’d rather have one of these than an iPhone.
Actually, now that I think about it, I’d like iPhone functionality […]

Raising a Pint to Laura

I know, I know. It’s been forever since you heard from me.
Sorry about that.
Life’s been good, but busy.
I think in my last PearBudget post, I mentioned that I had some news. I still have it, but I’m still holding on to it, to make sure it pans out the way I think it will. In […]

3 July 2007 @ 7pm



I’ve been really impressed with Joshua Porter, the Director of Web Development at User Interface Engineering. (A quick nit to pick: the UIE website uses the design form of the “tag cloud” / clump of words in the top right of the page. Just the other day, I was thinking about that form and how […]

2 July 2007 @ 2pm


“a _________ killer”

I’m finishing up some client work at the moment, but I wanted to take a quick break to clear my head.
Brian Oberkirch has an excellent post — We Stopped Playing King of the Mountain Long Ago — up at his blog. It makes a point that I’ve been thinking about over the last few weeks: […]