Articles at Grump's Place
What’s that funky, grumpy font style in the header above? Cool, hu? It’s called “Addled” and it’s a free TrueType font available at most free font library sites. I think it comes with certain software – maybe even Adobe Fireworks, which is what I used to design my theme. Below is an example of what it looks like.
It took years to finally redesign this website and what do I do??? I let the damn thing sit for another 2+ years to do anything else on this site. Every time I come here for something, I see what little I have accomplished. It’s funny too, because I think about stuff to write and post here all the time. Do I do it? Of course not.
I’m just a lazy, good for nuthin’ that has a serious problem with » Read the whole entry »
This website has been due for a redesign for years. I first registered the domain in May 2003, and used a WYSIWYG web design editor, Namo WebEditor to create the pages. It was easy, but only if you do not strive for coding perfection. Now, I don’t claim to be able to produce perfect code, but the more I learned about coding, the less I liked what I did here at Grump’s Place. Then the problems came… » Read the whole entry »
This was originally one of the pages of the very early version of this website. Way back in 2003. Here it is reprinted for my enjoyment – and maybe yours too.
I love computers – software, hardware…
I prob’ly spend way too much time on my computers, but they are just so fascinating. I got my first one in 1991, intimidating as Hell, but needing something to help me keep the books. It wasn’t long before I was fiddling around with the settings, trying to squeeze more performance out of a 386DX with 1MB RAM, a 4MB HDD and running MS-DOS 5. Then I discovered something quite different from my pet peeve about working on cars » Read the whole entry »
Nestled in the nether regions of My Documents was a copy of the first blog post I ever did. Although this is January 2008, I time-stamped this at the same date and time this file was created. Click the image there on the left to see what it looked like back then. What you see below is word-for-WordPress. The only thing I changed was the email link at the end – it now links to my official contact page. Sorry. I know it’s bad, but remember, this was new to me in 2003 and still new to the World Wide Winternet back » Read the whole entry »