Breathing In. Breathing Out.

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Over the last year, life has been a bit more chaotic than usual. Have a kid that’s now driving, a full calendar of events outside of work, and a newer role within work. All of that is exciting and awesome, but at times, can feel like I’m running a marathon (part of why I’ve missed […]

Favorite Haiku

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Over the years, I’ve collected some haiku poems that speak to me personally. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. On nature Wind lifting the quail tracks with the snow. Nasira Alma Autumn. Turning off the radio to listen. Ernest J. Berry Late afternoon. The porch icicle lit from within. Ernest J. […]

Bye iOS, hello Android

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Over the last year, I’ve made the switch from Android 10 to iOS 15, just to see what all the hype was about. And while I found the iPhone to be generally usable, there were some really major things that made me finally want to make the switch back to Android full time. What I’ll […]

A Year in Review – 2021

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It’s finally the end of the year, and I’ve met my goal – I wrote a new article each week for the whole year! While it was a lot of work, I learned a ton, and was able to contribute back to the web in some pretty meaningful ways. Highlights of the year The site […]

You Don’t Need College?

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Taking a quick break from my web captions series as I work through bug review with Mozilla, and also happen to be on kid duty this evening. I wanted to share a bit about my journey as a designer to encourage those that either may not have the resources for college, don’t want student debt, […]

New CSS Hacks to Target Safari

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While trying to create a new scalable way to support Dynamic Type on iOS devices, I ran into a snag where it also affected Desktop Safari font sizes. After playing around, I came up with what I believe to be new Safari and iOS CSS targeting hacks. /* iOS browsers */ @supports(font:-apple-system-body) and (-webkit-touch-callout:default){}   […]

State of the site 2021

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Last year I started this site back up again as a place for me to post content. I’ve posted about random thoughts, design, accessibility, tips & tricks, or processes that work for me. I’d like to reflect on the state of the site so far for 2021. Goals for the state of the site 2021 […]