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A new meaning

“We’re a family now, isn’t that weird?” I whispered into Velma’s ear. And then it hit me. As we laid there in each other’s arms in the hospital bed, with our new little boy downstairs tethered to monitors and IV, it hit me. And the emotion I felt made me cry uncontrolled tears. In that […]

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A spooky story for Halloween

I was young, maybe 11 or 12, and spending the day with my cousins and aunt. She was taking us for a drive around the lake, maybe to get ice cream or something, when one of my older cousins suggested she drive by “the witch’s house.” I had no idea whether he was serious, but […]

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A 2008 holiday gift for our friends and family

Velma and I decided to do something a little different this year. Happy holidays to you and yours. This mini-site took me about 2.5 days for design, about 2 days for coding. I hope you enjoy it.

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Ozark Handspun featured in a book

The in-law peeps, Dave and Terri, have been featured in a cool new book for hip knitters: KnitKnit: Profiles + Projects from Knitting’s New Wave, along with our buddy Sarah Kohl, who makes ultra-cool handbags out of Ozark Handspun. I’m still their “webmaster” (man, that term sounds so outdated), making occasional updates, especially to the […]

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Heading to Missouri for a week

Velma and I leave Sunday morning for seven days in Missouri. We’ll spend a bunch of time with her family in and near the capitol Jefferson City, including the 4th of July, and we’ll also go to St. Louis to visit friends and the awesome City Museum. Then I’ll head to Kansas City for the […]

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Gettin’ hitched, part 1: branding your wedding

After Velma and I decided to get hitched, I started thinking about some of the cool things we’d get to make as part of the process, like invitations. I also harkened back to a post I’d seen a year ago on a blog by a designer whose work I admire, Jason Santa Maria, who had […]

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Invasion of the little people

There were all these little people at work today. Am I being politically correct? What’s the correct term? Age-challenged individuals. Rugrats. Kids. It was Bring Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day (their emphasis) at CNET, so a slew of kidlets were being ushered around my floor, where all the funtime activities were happening. Pizza […]

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