Changing visited link color

This is kind of random, but I was just writing an email about it so I figured I’d document it here: There are certain instances in which visited links changing color are useful, but often they are not and degrade the coherence of the page. We probably all know...

Boston 1981

I remember what it was like to be lonely and 21 in Boston. I remember, always in the fall. When autumn winds blow crackling leaves down an empty street at sunrise. When the smell of diesel or an old building mixes with cold unwelcome rain at dusk. When I think of...

Why I don’t blog anymore, revisited

A few years ago I wrote a post about why I wasn’t blogging anymore — as in why I had not posted for a while. I think my thin excuse back then was that I was “too busy.” This time my excuse is no excuse at all — it’s a fact: I...
Long live Dodge Darts

Long live Dodge Darts

That’s me up there, next to my mom. But more importantly, there’s a 1968 Dodge Dart behind us. This was the official beginning of my never-to-end appreciation of the Dodge Dart. It was as basic as you could get. There was no power-anything. Not even power...

Include email subject line in Content Strategy

Content is important (understatement)…every bit of it. Even something as seemingly ordinary as the subject line in an email. I had an unfortunate illustration of this yesterday. I had signed up to go to a meetup, ironically, on Content Strategy. I was especially...