The thin ice

Sometimes, I feel that books, movies, or even songs that were written years ago still resonate with the state of the world today. I was listening to The Wall by Pink Floyd, and for some reason this song really caught

Ditch every idea

Back in January, I took a workshop called "Mix and Match: Calligraphy and Lettering as Design Tools" taught by Aline Kaori and Gui Menga. It was split into 4 sessions, 2 per week over 2 weeks. What appealed to me

Callivember 2020

In November I participated in a calligraphy/lettering challenge. A list of 30 words was provided, one for each day. I did most of the prompts a day or two ahead of time, since there is not much daylight in

TypeCon and Blog Update

Last week I went to TypeCon (which is a typographic conference). It was conveniently held in Seattle, so I didn't have to travel far or pay an exorbitant amount for a hotel room. I first heard about this conference last

Cooking Temperatures, Part 1

Phew, last two weeks have been quite busy! I had the CodeU summit in California, and then spent the weekend kayaking for 20 miles along the San Juan island coast. Not trying to make excuses here, but I didn't have

We Can Always Eat More

You might think that this is a strange thing for me to say, "We can always eat more." That's because I didn't come up with the phrase. One day, several months ago, I was eating dinner with my

Bratwurst Poster

Today's blog is about a silly poster. Just like all silly things, it has a little back story. I work at this nice place that provides lunch to employees. Most of the time we get what you would consider "