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250,000 readers as of this morning!

This morning, almost exactly six years after my first blog on the Blognosticator, the site has received its 250,000th visitor. Thank you! I began writing blogs for Graphic Arts Monthly magazine in 2008, and the blog grew at that publication … Continue reading

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175,000 readers!

178,265, actually. Thank you to all of you who read the Blognosticator! I started blogging about 11 years ago when I was hired by Graphic Arts Monthly magazine to do a weekly blog about topics in the graphic arts. That … Continue reading

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My Chicago Exposure Expedition

In my last blog, about taking the Photowalk with Trey Ratcliff at Burning Man, I mentioned that young Mr. Ratcliff does this in cities all over the world. He has a tremendous following, and it’s an impressive thing to have … Continue reading

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Quicken 2015 for Mac can no longer pay bills

I have been a Quicken user since 1987 – 27 years. Quicken allows me to keep track of income and expenses, and it has, until now, allowed me to pay any bill to any vendor online. The convenience of this … Continue reading

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The brave and short life of Daniel Coudray

Daniel Coudray and his sister Celine at their sister Patrice’s wedding in January. Like his father Mark, Daniel Coudray was an Eagle Scout, and like his father, Daniel was a high-achiever. Young Daniel graduated from Mission College Prep in San … Continue reading

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Another GREPping story

For those stalwart folks who follow this blog, you know that I am a GREP enthusiast. I use it as often as possible; I treat it as mental calisthenics; I look for opportunities to GREP my way out of every … Continue reading

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1,062 fonts for a dollar

If you have a dollar to spare, and you like lots of really bad type fonts, here’s a deal for you: FontPackPro, from Macware (a Summitsoft company) is a collection of 1,062 OpenType fonts for Mac that is normally sold … Continue reading

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Wherein The Blognosticator attempts fine art reproduction

This blog originally appeared on What They Think in September, 2010. I will supplement it in the coming days with more up-to-date information. I made a deal sometime back with my friend Carlen that I would make a reproduction of … Continue reading

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Blognosticator news

Greetings, loyal readers (both of you), I apologize for falling off the edge of the Earth recently. After my post about micrometers, I was struck down by a bolt of kidney lightning, and have been in bed for three weeks. … Continue reading

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Homage to the semicolon

I was working with a non-profit group last week to print a large poster on my wide-format printer. They had used a “free” font that was downloaded from dafont.com. It is a clever font, and I like the design. But … Continue reading

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