December 2007

You are browsing the blog archives for December 2007. To see all posts, visit the archives page. You may also view archives by month or year.

The year my life changed

It’s almost over. I suppose I should try to come up with some catchy phrase to end this year, but simple words would only undervalue the whirlwind of a ride my life and this blog have taken in the last 365 revolutions of Earth. I’ll try to sum up, the … Continue reading →

Wishing you a happy holiday season

I wanted to put up a quick post to see how everything is going for my readers. I hope everyone is having a great holiday season. I spent several hours on the Web cam with my family while they opened presents on Christmas. It was a neat experience seeing most … Continue reading →

C is for commonly confusing commas

This article in the ABCs of Writing series covers the letter “C,” which means that I’m writing about the comma. It’s the most dangerous part of English, yet it’s the most useful. I had to transform myself into a grammar Nazi to write about the comma because even I don’t … Continue reading →

Some observations on theme design

“A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.” - Douglas Adams I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what makes a good blog design and when to release that design to the world. I’ve ultimatley concluded that … Continue reading →

Weekly Roundup #9

What happened to last week’s roundup? I had to reinstall my hard drive last weekend and put the finishing touches on the Structure theme. In the process, I lost a lot of links that I had saved in my feed reader. So, sorry to those that follow the Weekly Roundup. … Continue reading →

B is for "because" because "because" is used badly

I’ve searched every inch of my brain to come up with something to write about on the letter “B.” There are not as many common mistakes with this letter as “A,” but I’ve put together some material to browse. For this new edition of the The ABCs of Writing, I’ll … Continue reading →

Theme options and widgets for the Structure theme

If any of you’ve wondered where I’ve been the last couple of days, then I must tell you that I’ve been hard at work creating more options for the Structure WordPress theme. I didn’t plan on releasing an update this soon, but things were running too smoothly for me not … Continue reading →

Structure: WordPress Theme

The Structure theme has a new home! The Structure theme is now hosted on Theme Information: Description: A theme for news/magazine sites with a blog-friendly option too. It includes built-in video and image features that easily allow you to customize your site. There are content blocks that you can … Continue reading →

So you wanna teach in South Korea?

What is it like out there? How much should I get paid? Am I getting screwed over by my recruitment agency? These are all good questions to ask when applying for a job overseas. There are plenty more you should ask too, and you are right to ask them. I … Continue reading →