Mind the mortar, it's still wet behind the ears.

I stated to Brad that there's something inherently satisfying about coming out of a multiple-day binge of code-fu with a successful result. In this case, 'success' means that the cats are annoyed, the spouse hasn't talked to me much in a few days, and I forgot to brush my hair this morning, but I've accomplished so much code work that I find myself pleased nevertheless.

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Getting back to the code

As I'm coding, he comes up behind me, wraps his arms around me and says, "You do such neat things." After the past 24 hours, I think that was exactly what I needed to hear.

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Gothgirl and new random-entry scripts

In lieu of a new journal entry, I proffer the latest skin, "gothgirl." Like all the others, it's available at the skins page. With it, I'm inaugurating a new script that I plan to make available in a few more of the skins soon: random entries.

Undertow: strategies for life

The answers are: nowhere interesting, nothing much, thanks. How about you?

I've spent a couple of days buried pretty deeply into the greymatter hacks/mods portion of this site. Seems like every time I do that, I come out two days later with no desire to touch any kind of HTML for a while. If nothing else, it's subsumed the urge to create new designs for at least a few days.Since Tuesday, I haven't touched any kind of design. I think that's the strongest evidence of how much the events in New York have shaken me—they've stopped my creative process for the time being.

What feels partial to me

I never suspected that offering to host the greymatter hacks and mods site would lead to this…