Tag Archives: big ol’ lists

What I’ve been doing (May 2009)

Previous:list #1list #2list #3list #4list #5list #6list #7 List #8, started May 1: Had Jason and Phu over for dinner. After, we all went to Cafe Gratitude for dessert. Did more laundry. Updated a couple of my posts: Job boards for designers and web developers Designing and maintaining email newsletters and marketing campaigns Scanned three […]

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Updated a couple posts

I updated these two popular posts yesterday. Just thought I’d drop a reminder here in case anyone’s on the lookout for these sort of resources. Job boards for designers and web developers Designing and maintaining email newsletters and marketing campaigns

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What I’ve been doing (Apr 2009)

Previous:list #1list #2list #3list #4list #5list #6 List #7, started April 1: Sorted and organized a bunch of my portfolio stuff to take photos of it, prioritized piles, and started taking more pictures. Doing studio photography with jury-rigged equipment on my kitchen table is not ideal, but it gets the job done. It also gives […]

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What I’ve been doing (Mar 2009)

Previous:list #1list #2list #3list #4list #5 List #6, started March 1: Updated some posts: The big ol’ list of band names The “Whatever happened to…” project Organized some more of my fonts. It’s an ongoing thing. I have lots and lots of fonts. Scanned some old photos and uploaded them to Facebook, tagged people. Met […]

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What I’ve been doing (Feb 2009)

If you missed the previous ones and you want to bore yourself to tears, here’s list #1, list #2, list #3, and list #4. List #5, started January 31: Uploaded some more screenshots of cool web designs to Flickr. Designed a logo for the SIlicon Valley Water Conservation Awards. Gave Jenny and Chris a ride […]

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Sabbatical update, and what I’ve been doing, part 4

As my ten loyal readers will no doubt know, I have been “on sabbatical” for the last year. That’s really just a nice way of saying unemployed, of course, but in my case it was by choice. It hardly seems a year has passed since I left CNET Networks. It’s been a few months longer […]

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Job boards for designers and web developers

List updated May 12, 2009 I’ve been collecting this list for a while, in anticipation of having to use it one day. That day’s fast approaching here, so I thought I’d publish the list. Here are all the job search sites I know of that cater primarily to the creative and design communities, plus the […]

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Terrible news: Stacey’s Bookstore in SF to close in March

SFGate reports that the 85-year-old store on Market near 2nd has taken a severe hit with the latest plunge in the economy, on top of a 50% drop in sales since 2001. I’m very sad about this. I used to shop almost every week at the Stacey’s in Cupertino when I lived in the South […]

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2008 charitable giving

In 2007, Velma and I supported worthy causes with a little over 2% of our annual income (here’s the list of charities we supported in 2007). We made a goal of trying to increase that over the next few years to 5%. Although I took off most of 2008 from paid work, we decided we […]

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What I’ve been doing, part 3

Early this year, when I decided to take a few months off, I started getting questions from friends and former co-workder like, “So what are you doing with all your time?” Obviously these people didn’t know me well enough to realize how many side projects I always have simmering on back burners. The prospect of […]

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