Monthly Archives: March 2005

I am the Center of the Burningbird Universe

As you might also notice, I’ve finished my all about me bar, which is now under the main title on all the pages. The Feed Me page lists all the various ways to feed the bird, including hiring and sponsoring. … Continue reading

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Give in to the Serifs

I’ve changed my main content font to georgia, and I like it much better. I have experimented around with serif fonts in the past, but couldn’t find the right combination of line height, font height, and color to suit. However, … Continue reading

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Zen of Burningbird

I received a copy of The Zen of CSS Design: Visual Enlightenment for the Web from the authors, Dave Shea and Molly Holzschlag, and have been getting an intimate peek into the world of web page design the last few … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Neighbors

No, not the virtual kind…at least, not this time. Our housing complex is a very quiet one, mainly families, older couples, and long time residents. We’ve always been lucky with the neighbors we’ve had, but our luck was bound to … Continue reading

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The Importance of Degrading Gracefully

When I first went to work at the dot-com, Skyfish, too many years ago, I was faced with an application that had a partial interface, little back end development, and that had cost the investors 1.5 million dollars I believe … Continue reading

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Sheila, Radio Diva

Sheila Lennon did her first podcast, related to an article her newspaper is doing on the legend, Sister Rosetta Tharpe. It’s a nice mix of voice, story, and music, and I have to admit, there might be something to all … Continue reading

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Flickr Findings

I will admit that, though I’m not generally crazy about social ‘networking’ tools, I like fickr. I enjoyed sending photos from my phone when I was on my trip, and will do so, again, in the future. I also enjoy … Continue reading

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