Site Development & Funemployment

A log of my work on this site and the other stuff that makes up my days between job commitments. Taking advantage of the free time to relax, recharge, and learn tons of new things.

21 September 2016

Once upon a time, I was mesmerized by a Yearly Sun Graph. It has data points for sunset, sunrise and daylength as well as other astronomical minutiae. After staring at it long enough, I noticed a pattern in the difference between... more.

13 September 2016

This is a tabula recta. It's a table of the alphabet with each subsequent row shifted one to the left. The letter that is bumped off is added onto the end of that row. It's for cryptography, specifically, the polyalphabetic ... more.

11 September 2016

I designed for myself a "wheel of the year", which is typically a pagan calendar. However, I want a "calendar" just to indicate the seasons and their transition dates, perihelion and aphelion, as well as a REMINDER: Total solar eclipse in 2017!

10 September 2016

I made this! I decided that I like the vertical calendar style better than horizontal because this way it looks like a beaded curtain, which is something Erté used a lot in his work, and as might be expected, I'm a big fan.

30 August 2016

Wow it's been a minute since I worked on this website. Life got really hectic over the past few months. I spent a lot of my time with a good friend who died of brain cancer. It was painful, beautiful, fascinating and transformative. My heart is broken, but it's healing in a pretty magical way.... more.

7 June 2016

With my abundance of free time, I've picked up a weird habit of taking elaborate issue with bugs and user-interface issues that annoy me. I also started a Slack group for a project I'm working on. As I began inviting people to the group, I found a bothersome UI situation I felt compelled to... more.

9 May 2016

I've started a second freelance job, as I wrap up work on my current freelance job. It's like a whole other job managing all of the details across two totally different work environments, people, project managment tracking. I don't mind it too much. The flexibility and the variety are positives... more.

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