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  1. Site Launch > Boyink.com
    January 30, 2007 in Boyink Interactive News

    Well, here it is.

    If you’re reading this entry you’re either grabbing the new site RSS feed or you’re visiting Version 4 of Boyink.com.  Version 3 was over two years old, and the site had been running on the now-discontinued pMachinePro for over a year before that.

    So, what’s new?

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  2. Where Have the Children Gone?
    January 21, 2007 in Other

    Yesterday it was sunny, right about 30 degrees and there was 3-4” of snow on the ground. I decided to take the kids sledding and on the way to our normal hill on a whim I changed directions and drove back to the house I grew up in - the house my folks built and lived in for over 25 years. It’s funny in a sad way - the house is only about a mile and a half away from where I live now, but it’s been 16 years since I’ve been there.

    The back yard has a really nice sledding hill - long with multiple drops but not so steep as to be dangerous. You just gotta stop before going in the creek…

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  3. Tales from a Pink Cowgirl
    January 17, 2007 in Internet Gleanings

    Miranda is an eight year old girl living in West Michigan. She loves to write stories - often to give as gifts. This book is a a year’s worth of those stories and poems secretly collected into one volume by her sneaky parents in search of the perfect Christmas gift for Miranda. Purchase the book >>

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  4. Friday’s Riddle
    January 12, 2007 in Other

    Why is it I get a “courtesy call” from my bank when there is an incoming wire transfer, but not when I’m about to overdraw my checking account?

  5. In Practice, Are CSS-based Sites Quicker To Redesign?
    January 8, 2007 in Web Implementation

    I spent a good share of the weekend working on V4 of Boyink.com, making solid progress on the About and Portfolio sections.

    The current version of Boyink.com uses Cascading Stylesheets (CSS) for layout, and one of the big selling points of designing sites in this fashion is that they are quicker to redesign, due to all the presentational logic being contained in the one central CSS file.

    I’m not experiencing that time-savings.

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