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Books Life Web Design

Scrap of Paper

In which I seek treasure in the stacks and play with mobile website plugins.

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Books Life Music Web Design

Life, a Miscellany

These last two weeks, I’ve lacked inspiration and I’ve had little time to do much besides getting the new Starrynight website ready to go live. You can take a peek at the test site here. I still have a lot of content to move but I don’t anticipate the style and navigation to change drastically. […]

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Web Design

On Readability

I made a note to self on yesterday’s blog because I KNEW I was going to forget to blog this- AGAIN. So, my rant on readability! I read almost all of my news via RSS. I enjoy reading news this way not just because it’s is convenient but because I can read content without struggling […]

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Books Web Design

The Weekend, an Account

A negative side effect of Blog Every Day in April: I’m constantly reminded of how dull I am. And now the rest of the world knows it too. Fail. Well, for those still following along at home, here are some highlights from my weekend. The style sheets for the Starrynight Productions website were magically fixed. […]

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Diversions Web Design

Useful tool and Torturous Diversion

Here are a couple of random goodies I came across this afternoon. Tool: Color scheme generator. These colors seem to be browser-safe colors too or at least this was true of the sampling I checked. Diversion: Vogon poetry generator. Sadomasochists should be sure to hit that refresh button.

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Theatre Web Design

Nothing Makes Me Whine Like…

… hours and hours of coding. Since I’m learning, I tend to spend hours trying to do something (like using CSS to mimic a table) before discovering that there is an easier way. Head desk. Live and learn. On a brighter note, the photo gallery for The Babbling Banshee is now up! These photos were […]

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Theatre Web Design

Detesting the Term Webmistress

I’m not sleeping with the webmaster and I’m certainly not sleeping with the entire web. I am the webmaster, not the webmistress. Am I nuts? Does the connotation of the word ‘webmistress’ bother anyone else? As promised, here is the link to Starrynight Productions. As webmaster, I’d love some feedback. There are a ton of […]

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Web 2.0 Web Design

Tech Happy

I’m posting once again for the L2.0 project- this time on three of my favorite add-ons for Firefox. 1. Cooliris Previews – mouse over any link and see a small preview of that page in a pop-up box. This is an excellent tool for scanning through google search results quickly! 2. Firebug – my new […]