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Let’s Talk About x, Baby

This is a copy of an article, originally at Sorry about the inconvenience of the redirect.
Get ready for some type-nerd-ery.
People in my shoes have a bit of a problem, and it all comes down to x. Actually, it comes down to the x-height — the height of a given typeface, from the baseline to […]

Thanks for visiting, Posh CSS readers!

Unfortunately, Tumblr (which hosts my blog) sometimes chokes, and sends people here, to an old archive of my blog. I’m going to get an archive of the Posh CSS article up here as soon as I can. Here it is:
Thanks for your patience.

A Simpler Time

For anyone getting this by RSS, and just for the record, I’m moving my existing blog to an archive (, and will be setting up to host my shiny new toy, a Tumblr blog.
I don’t really know how the RSS feeds will be affected. If you’d like to continue to subscribe, please visit […]

Mmmmm … Empty Inbox

Every once in a while, people write about e-mail bankruptcy. After a fair amount of blood, sweat, and toil, I’m now, officially, e-mail debt-free. I don’t owe anybody any e-mails. My Inbox is completely empty. I can’t remember the last time it’s been totally clear like this.
Now I just need to stop checking it to […]

The coffee’s too strong; the website’s too weak

Okay. I get up early. I know that. What I want to know, with little work, is what coffeehouses are open early, too. I find that I just work better when I get out of the house and get over to a third place.
So I hop over to to see what the hours of […]

Work Music (x 4000)

So I’m in my new office. Part of getting set up was to hook up an older iMac that Sarah’s family wasn’t using anymore. I’m sure I’ll be an Apple fanboy soon enough (I’m halfway there), but the real asset here is my brother-in-law’s music collection on iTunes. 4,000 songs. I’ve got Catch 22 on […]

in limbo

Sorry, sorry sorry. The blog is in-between versions right now, and none of the links / search form / etc. work right now. And, as I’m at work, I can’t update it right now. So it’s going to have to be broken for just a little bit longer.
In the meantime, find me on twitter.


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.

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 […]

More like Basho; Less like Tolstoy

No real comment to this post. Just the title.
I came up with that in the shower, as a way to describe my coding goals.
That’s all.

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