New Look

I’ve finally taken the time to give this site some long-deserved TLC: I’ve updated to the newest version of WordPress (yay!), I’ve fixed LightBox (double yay!), and I’ve switched to a beautiful new theme by Matthew Browne of MB Web Design (ooooh…aaahh).

The only problem is that the site doesn’t look the same on both Macs and PC’s because I fell in love… with the Optima font.  Although that font comes with every Mac, it’s nowhere to be found on the PC (because Microsoft’s too cheap to license it). Thus, PC users will have to bear the burden of reading these entries with slightly less attractive headings.  The horror.

Mail.app: Worst. RSS. Reader. Ever.

I’ve recently decided that I prefer to read and write Google groups messages in my web browser rather than in OS X’s Mail.app.  The main reasons are:

  1. Google Group’s discussion format is a lot easier on the eyes
  2. I don’t need to keep a copy of every message–that’s what Google’s for
  3. Mailing list messages (future anachronism?) aren’t as important as personal email

Unfortunately, there’s a big problem with this scheme– Continue reading