category archive: work

feeling charitable?

Hey, I know everyone’s all tapped out on charity after making their tsunami relief contributions, but if you can spare an extra buck or two, please consider supporting my team in a bowl-a-thon for Big Brothers Big Sisters. I’ll be participating in this event on 25 February with some great co-workers. There’s a secure online […]

new job

Big news: today I started a new full-time gig as a web producer with Hoover’s (no, not the vacuum cleaner manufacturer). Nearly 10 years after I first started messing with web design, my interest in the field (which turned into more of an obsession after I discovered the web standards movement) has led to an […]


Been away from the blog for awhile, but the past few weeks have been productive. Among other things, I’ve… Laid out my travel plans for CK’s wedding in Rhode Island next month; painted our shutters a nice burgundy color to replace the hideous baby blue that they were; helped the brother-in-law to move into a […]

daddy loves froggy… froggy love daddy?

Never mind the title (just random spewage from a movie). Managed to go to a SXSW kickoff party at Frog Design, following a Web Standards Meetup. Met lots of influencial and ridiculously talented folks like Eric Meyer, Dave Shea, Douglas Bowman, Tantek Çelik, and more. The only other thing I could’ve asked for would’ve been […]

Freaky Friday

I’m about to go to bed, and just realized it’s Friday the 13th. All through my adolescence, I used to eagerly anticipate these days when they rolled around. There’s just something fun in trying to sell yourself on completely illogical superstitions: I would imagine what kind of weird things might happen, or try to interpret […]

zzzzzzzzzzzzzang redesign

So sleepy. Threw our first Austin party last night; didn’t get a whole lot of sleep. I certainly hope a good time was had by all, because I sure as heck did. Oh, and I haven’t posted much of anything for a while because, among other things, I’ve been fooling around with a redesign for […]