GhostScroll Theme Enhancements

If you are using Ghost and you want a single page theme GhostScroll is a great option. It does have a few rough edges though: Some of the style is set as element attributes in javascript Not all elements have unique id's so you can't customize it with pure css…

Digitizing A Map of Thamesville from 1925

I have copies of a very detailed map of my home town from 1925 and they has been annotated with interesting facts about the people and businesses. I want to preserve these maps digitally and here is the how I did it. Photography I wanted to maximize detail, so each…

Project Preservation: 1925 Survey Map of Thamesville

Years ago during a school project I came across a surveyors map of my home town that had been marked up by historians to indicate what the buildings were used for and any quirks that the owners might have exhibited. Such gems include: Mrs. Jim Vance. Wore a dust cap…

Focus on Stupid: Adobe.

If you sell a product and a consumer has decided to buy your product, make it easy to buy. I wanted to buy from Adobe and here is how it should have went down: Click buy Enter credit card Confirm and download I expected all of that to take <…

DIY Superbright Bike Headlights

These lights were made almost two years ago, but I thought I would share them with the DIY community anyways. They are really, really bright. They have been given various names such as "The Face of God" lights etc; I also find that cars give me an unusually large amount…