That Time I Tried to Get to LA

May 27, 2018

I’m supposed to be spending a week in Los Angeles. Instead, I’m getting thrown around a tin can in the sky. The original plan was to head out on Tuesday but I had a free day and decided to head out a day early. I normally have decent luck when it comes to travel but such is not the case this time. Almost immediately after changing the flight, I started getting notifications of weathe...

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Streets of San Francisco

April 30, 2018

Animating Progress

April 23, 2018

“How hard can it be?” (Famous last words.) The <progress> element has been in browsers for years. (Lea Verou worked on a polyfill back in 2011!) One might expect that after all these years, things are rock solid. Turns out, not much has changed over the years. It’s still a mess and the process of animating the <progress> element is… not at all smooth. Which browsers Th...

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That Time I Ate at Five Michelin-starred Restaurants in a Week

April 21, 2018

Not every idea is a smart one. I’ve heard stories of how difficult it is to get a reservation at an upscale restaurant. They’re booked for months. We had ten days planned in San Francisco, Kitt and I. Her speaking at Imagecon and then us attending Smashing Conf the following week. The San Francisco Bay Area is home to a plethora of restaurants including seven 3 Michelin-starred restaur...

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Budapest in Spring

January 26, 2018


January 22, 2018

I have come of an age when those that pass away are closer and closer to my heart. Each death rattling me unnervingly more. May it never get so close as to shatter my heart entirely....

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One Change Changes Everything

January 18, 2018

Six years ago, I didn’t drink coffee. If I recall correctly, it was Robert Nyman who insisted I have a latte when I told him I didn’t drink coffee. It was likely a year or two after that before I had another. It’s only been in the last three years or so that I’ve drank lattes (and cappuccinos and espressos) with any regularity. The idea of buying an espresso machine probably felt out ...

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January 14, 2018

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