Writing to share with you.
- 2023 Year In Review⁃
A look back at accomplishments and happenings in 2023.
- A New Start With Old Paint⁃
In recent months I dusted off old paints and set them up in a corner in my basement.
- The Galactic Guppy Returns⁃
The Galactic Guppy, the ultimate fish out of water story, tells of a lowly guppy thrust into an intergalactic battle of good and evil.
- Web Components & Display Contents⁃
The CSS property display: contents; can help layout CSS grids using web components.
- The Lobotomized Owl & Web Component Slots⁃
The Lobotomized Owl trick does not work for slotted content in web components. What else can be done?
- 2022 Year In Review⁃
A look back at accomplishments and happenings over the last year.
- SVG Self-Portrait⁃
Notes on digital self-portrait created with Adobe Fresco.
- The Lonely Place⁃
The lonely place is the only place I will ever hear my own voice.
A few performance updates because I’m weak and can’t help myself.
- Wendell Mohr & Little Bo⁃
How Google Street View and an expired online auction took me back to my childhood home.
- Solving Problems in Design⁃
In June, my student work was featured in a video Roy R. Behrens produced, titled Solving Problems in Design.
- Ray Frederick Sale⁃
I attended a sale of work by the late artist Ray Fredrick and made some connections.
- Not So Fast⁃
Remembering why I made this website in the first place.
- A Look Back at 2021⁃
A look back at work, running, and changes to this site in 2021.
- The Fastest⁃
Hey! I have the fastest site on The Eleventy Leaderboard for №15 (and №16 and №17)!
- A Running Log - Garmin Connect and Eleventy⁃
Use Eleventy to log Garmin Connect activities on a website and automate the process with Zapier and Netlify.
- Find Whitespace in VSCode⁃
Something I learned about whitespace (and new line character) regex search in VSCode.
- December 27th, 2020⁃
I stepped outside into the crisp December morning.
- It’ll all be over by... Christmas⁃
Slow and steady is the race. Onward to 2021.
- Project Proposal Form⁃
Rebuild an old design, a print form, in HTML.
- The First Weeks of October⁃
Haikus to commemorate extra time outdoors during the first three weeks of October 2020.
- Crain Family Ancestry⁃
How I became involved, the resources I found valuable, and the places I’ve visited in search of a Crain family history.
- The launch of this website⁃
The (much delayed) launch of a personal website, joshcrain.io.
- Becoming a front-end master⁃
Chris’ readings and exercises to guide me towards front-end mastery.
- Love Bears All Things⁃
A year ago for Valentine’s Day I made a couple bears in love. Illustration in CSS and HTML is completely unnecessary—but fun!
- Yamaha SHS-10⁃
The Yamaha SHS-10 keytar is rendered in Adobe Illustrator. Created in about 2006.
- Arizona & Utah⁃
Paria Movie Site, Montezuma Castle, Grand Canyon and Bryce Canyon.
- 140 miles from the Camp Fire⁃
The Camp Fire began the day we arrived.
- A Run⁃
That was the night I planned to run six but instead ended up on a gravel road in the middle of a twelve-mile loop...