Word of the day: Cheese

Cheese is a solid food made from the milk of cows, goats, sheep and other mammals. Cheese is made by curdling milk using a combination of rennet (or rennet substitutes) and acidification. Bacteria culture acidify the milk and play a role in defining the texture and flavor of most cheeses. Some cheeses also feature molds, […]

Word of the day: Terrapin

The Maryland Terrapins, most commonly referred to as the Terps, represent the University of Maryland, College Park in NCAA sports. The University of Maryland is an NCAA Division I-A school that belongs to the Atlantic Coast Conference and currently sponsors 27 varsity sports. Their mascot is Testudo the Turtle, who was born in 1932, when […]

The Java Train Baby!

I’m not sure if I want one because I’m a coffee addict, because I’m a designer, or just because I’m a complete tool. Larry . . . there’s a tea version for you. Check it out!

Beloit College’s Mindset List®

We are on the cusp of an historic moment in America: Soon, half of the population will be over the age of 50. As a copywriter, who just turned 50 a few months ago, I find myself wondering if my words still resonate with the 15 billion or so Americans younger than me. This is […]

I Do Dog Tricks

The cuteness factor may be overwhelming for some, but this is spreading virally very well . . . It’s all over the place! Try “kiss” – it really is too cute. Too (gag) cute. I Do Dog Tricks

Word of the Day: Jerky

Jerky is meat that has been cut into strips trimmed of fat, marinated in a spicy, salty or sweet liquid, and then dried with low heat (usually under 70°C/160°F) or occasionally salted and sun-dried. The result is a salty, stripped, semi-sweet snack that can be stored without refrigeration. Jerky is one of an early application […]

Word of the Day: Hibachi

The hibachi (Japanese: ??, literally “fire bowl”) is a traditional Japanese heating device. It consists of a round, cylindrical or a box-shaped open-topped container, made from or lined with a heatproof material and designed to hold burning charcoal. Gilbert Arenas=Hibachi because his jump shot is as hot a hibachi grill. Now you try using it […]

The Emperor must wear clothes!

I spent the better part of my weekend in an airport awaiting a flight – any flight – that might bring me back to Tampa from the great Midwest (God’s Country, as we natives like to call it, and as I was so subtley reminded after 11 inches of rain all but halted all air […]

Okay, So Far . . .

I’ve been adjusting the CSS for our blog design, as well as reviewing different ideas for graphical elements. We’re wanting to use a “comic book” type feel, so I’ve got a pretty cool direction. We’ll just see how the CSS and PHP treat me while trying to execute it. Oh yeah, I also opened a […]