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  • The case for apprenticeship: Why an M.Div should not be essential to a career in ministry

    Can I tell you about my mother? My mother is the most loving, compassionate badass I know. When I was a child, she taught me that everyone around me was a person,…

  • Redesigning a #HigherEd Primary Nav

    While most of my colleagues at JU were (I hope) enjoying two weeks of holiday vacation, away from the office, I was implementing some major changes to the Jacksonville University website. It’s…

  • Update: 6 Weeks In

    Six weeks ago, I started a new job. I’m working at Jacksonville University as the Web Communications Specialist, a title which, roughly translated, means “Girl of Many Internet Hats.” Mostly, that means I…

  • Browsers: IE, Firefox, Safari

    If you’re still using IE…

    Stop. Please, for the love of all things good, close IE, and use something different. Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, whatever. Use a different browser. I’m not asking you to walk away from IE…

  • Improving the Dev Process with Github and Grunt.js

    Today has been an adventure, to say the very least. It turns out the command line is indeed a gift, and I’ve been a fool to avoid it for as long as…

  • My aunt Carol and I, 1987.

    Loss and Change

    For a couple of years now, I’ve used this blog to chronicle some of my adventures in web design and development. It started, honestly, as a way to respond to assignments in…

  • Teaching the Next Web Makers

    Last week, I got my very first classroom. In January, I will begin teaching a course on web design and development as an adjunct lecturer for the University of Florida’s Web Design…

  • The FCC Fall Festival home page.

    FCC Fall Festival

    Project: Fall Festival web site For: First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Date: September 2013 Description: The Fall Festival is a big fundraiser for First Christian Church. As such, it requires a…

  • Slider with Position Indicator Using Swipe.JS

    Update (2/25/14): Once upon a time, more than a few site versions ago, I used a slider on my home page. The position indicator functionality had given me fits, so I built…

  • The physical business cards.

    First Christian Church Business Cards

    Project: First Christian Church web site For: First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Date: August 2013 Description: The ministers needed new business cards, so I put these together in Adobe InDesign. The…