The Ultimate Guide to Social Media Image Dimensions [Infographic]. I’m posting this great cheat sheet because I’ve looked up image sizes just too many times. Hope you find it useful. Cheers!Read More
Also riprap or rip-rap.
Rip rap is all that rubble – rocks, granite blocks, broken concrete – that lies along our shorelines and breakwaters. Rip rap’s purpose: to prevent erosion from waves, ice, wind, scour, and other effects of weather.
But really, doesn’t it sound like the next music trend?
Quick. Think of a pirate movie where the captain wasn’t wearing an eye patch. Or an eye-patchless Halloween costume. No, the eye patches weren’t a fashion statement to look more badass. And, no, they weren’t covering a “Careful, you’ll poke your eye out injury.” The eye patch was a functional device thatRead More
America’s Cup 2017 in Chicago? One can only hope! Fingers crossed. This would be an amazing opportunity to showcase Chicago’s great sailing venues.Read More
I had been happily annotating passages in my iBooks for my own reference. But then I needed to send an annotated passage to a colleague. Turns out, it’s pretty easy to share my notes from my iPad with others. Here’s how:Read More
Here are a couple of quick tips I offered to a friend. She had been attaching samples, one by one, to email. So messy! Instead, I suggestedRead More
Want to know about working as a direct response copywriter? Check out this lighthearted view that Brent Brotine and I presented to Independent Writers of Chicago on April 8, 2014. Want to know more? Find Brent at http://www.brotine.com Get to know other Chicago-area writers at http://www.iwoc.orgRead More
After working with several sailors who are visually impaired, I started pondering ways the new Glass might help them. A little research led to still more ideas. At the moment, this post is my dream of ways Glass could help adaptive sailors. But I don’t think the future is that far off.Read More
Many thanks to Joen Kinnan, Editor of STET, the monthly newsletter of Independent Writers of Chicago, for this very nice writeup of our recent presentation.Read More