Personal Favorites

AccellArt: Coloring calendars
Alternatve Health & Bodywork: Medical acupuncture in Joplin, MO
Gießen, Germany: We called it home
Justus-Liebig-Universität: Seit 1607; mein Abeitgeber
Lorraine Design: Design life from the inside out
Missouri State University: My Alma Mater
Missouri State English Dept.: Spent 6 years of my life in Pummill
ortsdienst: Branchenbuch für Deutschland
The Tilted Tulip: vintage & handmade market
TréBerlé: Custom beaded jewelry design

Favorite Writing Sites

One Sentence: True stories, told in one sentence.
Word Count Journal: 1 word on the first day, 2 on the second...
common ties: We ask the world 20 questions and publish our favorites every day
wetpaint: Create a free website about anything you love
Wordpress: Free blogging
Blogger: Free blogging
tumblr: A different flavor of free blogging
NaBloPoMo: Sometimes, a little kick in the rear is all you need to get the words flowing
DarkCopy: Simple, full-screen text editing
Write Or Die: Putting the "Prod" in Productivity!
PostSecret: Frank Warren collects secrets from strangers for an art project

Favorite Web Design Sites

W3C HTML Markup Validation Service: Check the markup (HTML, XHTML, ) of Web documents
W3C CSS Validation Service: Check Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and (X)HTML documents with style sheets
CSSplay: Experiments with Cascading Style Sheets
Gunlaug's: the Norwegian cow is mooooo-ing the world
A List Apart: For people who make websites
meyerweb: Eric Meyer : CSS
MaxDesign Listamatic: standards based web design, development and training
[ws] Color Scheme Generator 2: Generator of color schemes and palettes to create good-looking and well balanced and harmonic web pages
DeGraeve.com Color Palette Generator: Use an image to generate a color palette
Visibone Webmaster's Color Lab: Lay colors next to one another to determine the best color combination

Favorite Music Sites

Steve's Beatles Page: Info for Beatles fans of all levels

Favorite Shopping Sites

Flax Art & Design: Where creative people shop
Kyle Design: Decorative switchplates, unique business card Holders and cool personalized engraved gifts for all occasions
Levenger: Tools for serious readers
Shana Logic: Shop indie. Pass it on!
Silver Jewelry Club: Designer jewelry for free!
Wishing Fish: A passion for beautifully designed objects

Extended Colophon

blog design / site design inspiration
Agregado Wordpress Theme
some CSS styles adapted from
CSSplay
blogging platform
Wordpress
site coded in
Notepadd++
FTP software
FileZilla
site host
PowWeb
site statistics
Google Analytics
site tested on these browsers
Firefox 3.0.3
Internet Explorer 7
Opera 9.6
Safari 3.1.2
Chrome 0.2.149.30
validated
CSS 2.0
validated
XHTML 1.0 Strict