Open Up

February 03, 2018

She asked me to open up. My maw, like gates to an eternal hell filled of bile and hate, gaped wide, spewing a mountain of rage and tears until I was left spent, empty, and letting time replenish it with renewed hurt. ...

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Budapest in Spring

January 26, 2018

Rattled

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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Stairs

January 14, 2018

Safari display:contents bug

January 10, 2018

I just came across an interesting bug. In Safari 11.0.2 on desktop and on the phone, display:contents falls back to display:inline instead of being ignored. I created a Pen to demonstrate: See the Pen display contents by Jonathan Snook (@snookca) on CodePen. I also was able to test on iOS 10.3.3 and it also seemed to exhibit this behaviour. iOS 9 didn't....

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The Open Graph and Sharing Tags

January 09, 2018

Awhile back, I decided I wanted to have those fancy cards show up when I or anyone else posted a link to my blog. Twitter card with small image on the left To do this, you need to add a few meta tags to your pages. <meta property="og:url" content="https://snook.ca/archives/html_and_css/css-concerns"> <meta property="og:title" content=&qu...

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Not So Reflective

January 09, 2018

It’s the new year. Not all that shocking to you, I’m sure, unless you’ve been busy for the last few weeks. But here we are. Many are posting their retrospectives of how their year went. Or they’re posting their theme word for the year or their resolutions or their goals. I’ve tried resolutions and themes. A year is a long time to stick to such a thing and—inevitably—things happen....

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