I used to write things.

A lot. The words and feelings tumbling around in my head would flow onto the paper or screen to float away. Tumbling around each other until they broke through          my angst,          my sadness,          my fear,          my yearning. Poetry, so much poetry. Likely all bad.Short stories, not as many, but still the words flowed out. When…

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Icon fonts and accessibility

A few good article links for icon fonts, why they are bad and how you can use them if you really need to. I’ve have been using svg-sprites from icomoon.io/app for a current project but have been considering how to convert them to CSS-based or icon fonts if the project implementation needs it..   Seriously,…

Slowly figuring out the code that FB Instant Articles doesn’t like

So far: images inside links – either the image is stripped, leaving behind an empty <a> – or the image is converted properly and an empty link is somewhere else on the page Horizontal Rules are bad Classes on images inside of other tags are confusing Nested lists are confusing Next up… Hope FB approves my…

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Facebook Instant Articles

Testing out Facebook Instant Articles integration using my blog. Very interesting. I see that I will be creating multiple custom transformer rules to deal with the more complex coding used in articles. The default transform doesn’t seem to understand things like linked images, etc.

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I despise when I accidentally use parentheses instead of brackets in my CSS

Legendary scarf

I finally finished a yarn project. Since spraining my left ankle badly six years ago, I haven’t had a lot of luck knitting or crocheting. Finished this scarf tonight while watching the pilot episode of Legends of Tomorrow.

Flickr photos updated

As planned, I got the flickr photos updated before my birthday. Having a broken leg comes in handy when you need to do something sitting. Next up…. finish restoring UFO photos to my ravelry project notebook.

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flickr photo woes

Apparently making all my photos in Flickr have a status of private has created much havoc in both my Ravelry projects and blog posts. Image not available is all I see everywhere. I’m slowly going back and updating as I see it. Have found some great stories from about 8 years ago when the kids were much,…

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playing with themes today

I really like the clean looks of this one. Will have to customize it so that it doesn’t print the escape characters for my single quotes and apostrophes.

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Starbuck is confused….

This is my view. It must be the yearly day that Starbuck lays on me and purrs. This is the second time today.

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