Independence Day

Today is July 4, Independence Day here in the United States. According to the New Oxford American Dictionary1: independence |ˌindəˈpendəns| noun the fact or state of being independent : Argentina gained independence from Spain in 1816 | I’ve always valued my independence. ORIGIN mid 17th cent.: from independent , partly on the pattern of French […]

Family

Julie has been in Missouri for the past five days at a work-related conference. The kids have been in Florida at SuperWow with their friends at church since Monday morning. I have been home by myself–just me and the dogs–since Monday morning. On top of all that, we started working our short weeks at work. […]

Typography Insight – New ways of learning & teaching typefaces

Typography Insight – New ways of learning & teaching typefaces: Typography Insight is an iPad application that introduces new methods for learning and teaching typefaces. The project stemmed from my love for typography and evolving mobile platforms. It was inspired by my own experience in typography classes whilst attending design school. Do you know the […]

Rapture?

No One Knows the Day or Hour 36 “But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, but My Father only. 37 But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. 38 For as in the days before the flood, […]

iPad: My review one year late

Using an iPad (first generation) for a few weeks now improved the way I work. Taking notes Taking notes helps me stay focused and engaged during a meeting or conversation. If you saw me in a meeting, it was a safe bet a notebook or legal pad (yellow paper please) wasn’t far from my side. […]

Here we go again

<p> Everyone in the room sighed and rolled their eyes skyward. “He’s written about this so many times. Too many times.” </p> <p> I like Macs, but recently added a Windows-based netbook to my lineup of writing tools. Here is an update of the software I use all the time. I’ll be brief. </p> <h2 […]