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Tomoe River notebook comparison

I’ve gotten a few more Tomoe River dot grid notebooks to try since receiving the Elemental Paper Iodine: The-Paper-Cuts B6, cream, 68 gsm Elia Note A5, white, 52 gsm Taroko Design Enigma (A5), white, 68 gsm The-Paper-Cuts I am finding that I […]

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Stationery

Elemental Paper Iodine notebook review

I’ve been a bit of a pen and notebook nut for a long time, trying out different fineliners, gel pens, pigment pens, ballpoint refills, and any notebook that looked interesting or promised a chance of better paper than the run of the […]

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ghost car ride

Dear Hank & John, on episode 173, has a question of whether ghosts can ride in cars, for a book the asker is writing, in which the protagonist is a ghost who travels a lot. Hank responds that as a writer, you […]

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the end of free Flickr?

Today, Flickr flipped the bird at all its free members (and possibly a bunch of its pro members, as well). For years, they have offered every member 1TB of space for however many photos that can hold; out of the blue, this […]

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Code

come on, skinny lines

I’ve made another small modification to Monza Mod. The post titles and excerpts on archive pages were very skinny in Monza, which made even a moderately not-short title split across two lines and generally looked a bit gangly. I’ve found the section […]

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Code

Monza Mod: a child theme

As I’ve mentioned, this site uses the Monza theme (version 1.0.5). For the most part, I really like it, and it’s better behaved than another theme that I tried, which didn’t quite want to cooperate with Google Fonts. Still, I saw a […]

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once more, with lightsail

Hi. I’m Nicki. I make code and photographs. This is approximately the zillionth iteration of my website in the past 15 years (well, of a website of mine–I usually have multiple, because I have not tended to disable the old ones), on […]

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