From my perspective, I prefer to know who is reading versus how many. I prefer to know how long each reader reads, versus counting them as having landed on a page. I prefer to know that a reader got value from a post, versus just knowing they read it. I prefer to know I’m a trusted source of information versus just another cause of noise on the web.
I got this in the mail today from my employer, Range. It’s Balvenie Portwood, aged 21 years. It tough to get better scotch than this, so I’ll savor it for those special launches and celebrations. And of course for this afternoon tasting. If you’re looking to tell an employee that they’re doing a nice job, this […]
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I’m pretty busy right now. So naturally I have an uncontrollable desire to play with my personal blog. I’ve long meant to switch the fonts on this site from a pretty nasty Google slab serif and Source Sans Pro (which I still like) to some from my H&FJ Typography.com collection. I’ve used Gotham Round and Archer on Post Status since late last summer.
Last night, I finally switched to a combination of Whitney and Sentinel. This isn’t an unusual combination, but I haven’t often seen Sentinel as a workhorse body font. I want to see how it goes. I just love it so much right now.
Down the road I have a lot of simplification I want to do with this site, but I just couldn’t go another day without switching to some better fonts. ∞
When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.
If you are in the US, I encourage you to go to The Day We Fight Back and contact your congressional representatives to tell them that you are opposed to unconstitutional mass surveillance by the NSA.
It rarely snows in Birmingham, and almost never sticks. Today, we’ve gotten around two inches, so I took the opportunity to walk around my neighborhood in Homewood and snap a few pictures. I suck at photography, but I try.
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