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The Speed of Life

February 4, 2010 - By

To say that 2010 has been a blur so far would be a complete understatement. In the wee span between January 15th – 30th Kristi... View Article

Data Management

December 16, 2008 - By

I can’t look back on this year without grimacing at the lesson hardest learned: data management. Since the first time I accidentally deleted project content... View Article

CSS Grids

November 20, 2008 - By

Do you remember learning about newspaper design in your Pre-Press class? Me either! Basically a newspaper page is usually broken up into five or six... View Article

Office Spaces

November 3, 2008 - By

Office spaces are very interesting to me. I’ve been a heavy computer user since 1995 at the green age of fourteen. I have worked in... View Article

The Eighth ArleyM.com

October 22, 2008 - By

Today marks the launch of the 8th version of ArleyM.com! It wasn’t too long ago that Phase 7 was launched, but with all that I... View Article

Good Hosting / Bad Hosting

September 19, 2008 - By

In my experience there is no such thing as perfect hosting. No matter who the provider there can be problems. GoDaddy boasts 99.9% uptime (which... View Article

Late Invoices

September 15, 2008 - By

Freelancing has its ups and downs. The thing I think I miss most is the predictable paycheque. Now depending on the client I often get... View Article

Business as Usual

August 25, 2008 - By

As a freelancer all of my income comes from client work. So it might be somewhat unorthodox to send away a would-be client. Today I... View Article

Turning the Corner

August 15, 2008 - By

A week that started as a confusing jumble is ending awesomely. This week has seen two excellent client meetings, and has been one of my... View Article

Busy Busy August

August 11, 2008 - By

It has been an incredibly busy month for me! So much so that I’ve been shirking my bloggy responsibilities somewhat. In addition to biketrips, visits... View Article

My job title

July 28, 2008 - By

Job titles are a subject that have always made me a bit edgy. They can be either so detrimental as to be insulting or so... View Article

Branding

July 24, 2008 - By

Yesterday I finished work on the Piel Construction logo for friend and client Dave Piel. Dave is well known in the area, and we wanted... View Article

Back to work!

July 21, 2008 - By

I’m back from a week of lovely vacationing with Kristi. We had many adventures: Cottaging, familying, clarinetting, puzzling, gaming, travelling, shopping, hiking, gardening, and visiting.... View Article

Recent Work vol. 1

April 14, 2008 - By

I recently read an article about freelance philosophies that really opened my eyes. For the last year I have busier than ever without ever taking... View Article