Adam Claxon

Adam Claxon Microblog The personal site, blog, and microblog of Adam Claxon, designer and developer. daily 1 http://adamclaxon.com Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:42:04 -0500 Cookies And Red Wine Adam Claxon <p>An annual reminder that your Christmas spice cookies should be dipped in red wine.</p> <p>🍪🍷</p> <p>You’re welcome.</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:42:04 -0500 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/12/11/Cookies-and-red-wine/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/12/11/Cookies-and-red-wine/ Knit Tie Adam Claxon <p>Whenever I see a knit tie, my first instinct is to dry my hands on it.</p> Sat, 24 Nov 2018 14:43:00 -0500 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/11/24/Knit-tie/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/11/24/Knit-tie/ Altos Adventure Adam Claxon <p>Today is a great day to pick up <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/altos-adventure/id950812012?mt=8">Alto’s Adventure</a>, if you haven’t already—$2.99, today only.</p> <p>One of the very few iOS games I still play.</p> <p>Via <a href="https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2018/11/some-geek-friendly-black-friday-deals">MacSparky</a>.</p> Fri, 23 Nov 2018 16:10:57 -0500 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/11/23/Altos-Adventure/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/11/23/Altos-Adventure/ Another Test Adam Claxon <p>Another Drafts + Shortcuts.app test.</p> Thu, 22 Nov 2018 18:53:40 -0500 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/11/22/Another-test/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/11/22/Another-test/ Test Post From Shortcuts Adam Claxon <p>Test post from Shortcuts.app</p> Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:48:06 -0500 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/11/22/Test-post-from-Shortcuts/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/11/22/Test-post-from-Shortcuts/ 1980 S Vibes Today Casio F Adam Claxon <p><img src="http://adamclaxon.com/assets/images/2018/11/2018-11-14-casio-f-91w.JPG" alt="A picture of a slightly scratched Casio brand F-91W watch. The watch features a digital display and 1980's aesthetic." /></p> <p>1980’s vibes today (Casio F-91W).</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:04:12 -0500 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/11/15/Casio-f-91w/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/11/15/Casio-f-91w/ 1953 Bulova Jordan Adam Claxon <p><img src="http://adamclaxon.com/assets/images/2018/11/2018-11-14-1953-bulova-jordan.JPG" alt="A picture of a 1953 Bulova Jordan watch on my wrist. The watch is gold with a champagne colored face. The watch has a small case (about 34mm) and black , 17mm strap." /></p> <p>Wearing my grandfather’s 1953 Bulova Jordan today.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:26:54 -0500 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/11/14/Bulova-jordan-watch/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/11/14/Bulova-jordan-watch/ Hamonshu A Japanese Book Of Wave Adam Claxon <p><a href="https://publicdomainreview.org/collections/hamonshu-a-japanese-book-of-wave-and-ripple-designs-1903/">Hamonshu: A Japanese Book of Wave and Ripple Designs</a></p> <p>From <a href="https://publicdomainreview.org/">The Public Domain Review</a></p> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:19:54 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/09/17/Hamonshu/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/09/17/Hamonshu/ An Online Museum Showcasing Web Design Adam Claxon <p>An online museum showcasing web design trends between 1995 and 2005.</p> <p><a href="https://www.webdesignmuseum.org/">Welcome to Web Design Museum</a></p> <p>Via <a href="https://themorningnews.org/p/web-design-trends-between-the-years-1995-and-2005">The Morning News</a></p> Fri, 31 Aug 2018 11:51:13 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/31/Online-museum-of-web-trends-1995-2005/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/31/Online-museum-of-web-trends-1995-2005/ The Carina Nebula In Infrared Light Adam Claxon <p><a href="https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1828a/">The Carina Nebula in infrared light</a></p> <blockquote> <p>This spectacular image of the Carina nebula reveals the dynamic cloud of interstellar matter and thinly spread gas and dust as never before. The massive stars in the interior of this cosmic bubble emit intense radiation that causes the surrounding gas to glow. By contrast, other regions of the nebula contain dark pillars of dust cloaking newborn stars.</p> </blockquote> <p>140 megapixels containing about 1 million stars.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2018 10:26:30 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/31/The-carina-nebula/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/31/The-carina-nebula/ This Is An Idea Of Freedom Adam Claxon <blockquote> <p><a href="https://kottke.org/18/08/offering-a-more-progressive-definition-of-freedom">This is an idea of freedom I can get behind</a>.</p> </blockquote> <p>From Kottke.org</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:43:47 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/30/An-idea-of-freedom-i-can-get-behind/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/30/An-idea-of-freedom-i-can-get-behind/ it-s-possible-i-have-a Adam Claxon <p>It’s possible I have a self-hosted microblog all setup to post to micro.blog, thanks to <a href="http://sitewriter.net">Sitewriter</a>.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2018 19:57:07 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/29/it-s-possible-i-have-a/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/29/it-s-possible-i-have-a/ This Man Can Pronounce Every Word in the Dictionary Adam Claxon <p>This Man Can Pronounce Every Word in the Dictionary.</p> <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/3DxMSufIIqY" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen=""></iframe> <p>Via <a href="https://themorningnews.org/p/how-to-pronounce-every-word-in-the-dictionary">The Morning News</a></p> Tue, 28 Aug 2018 02:52:37 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/28/This-man-can-pronounce-every-word/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/28/This-man-can-pronounce-every-word/ Dragon Stamps Adam Claxon <p>The new <a href="https://store.usps.com/store/product/buy-stamps/dragons-S_477504">Dragon Stamps from the USPS</a> make me sad that today is Sunday.</p> <p><img src="http://adamclaxon.com/assets/images/2018/08/dragons.jpeg" alt="Two stamps featuring colorful, simplified illustrations of dragons." /></p> Sun, 26 Aug 2018 13:08:48 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/26/Dragon-stamps/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/26/Dragon-stamps/ Tito's Vodka Adam Claxon <p>The <a href="https://www.titosvodka.com">Tito’s Vodka website</a> is beautiful.</p> <p><img src="http://adamclaxon.com/assets/images/2018/08/titos.jpeg" alt="A screenshot of the Tito's Vodka website, featuring the typography." /></p> Sun, 26 Aug 2018 10:37:24 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/26/The-titos-vodka-website/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/26/The-titos-vodka-website/ Makebelieve Help, Old Butchers, and Figuring Out Who You Are (For Now) Adam Claxon <blockquote> <p>“What’s the trick?”</p> </blockquote> <blockquote> <p>“You know what the trick is? Be a butcher for 40 years.”</p> </blockquote> <p>Goddammit, <a href="https://micro.blog/merlinmann">@merlinmann</a>, <a href="https://vimeo.com/7192517">this is still so good, 9 years on</a>.</p> Sun, 26 Aug 2018 01:06:22 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/26/Makebelieve-help/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/26/Makebelieve-help/ Chap Adam Claxon <p>I’m loving contrasted sans serifs lately, and this is one of the best examples I’ve found. Beautiful.</p> <p><a href="https://www.schick-toikka.com/chap">Chap</a>.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:41:27 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/24/Chap/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/24/Chap/ Hobo graffiti Adam Claxon <blockquote> <p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/embed/2-MLV_RJ6KQ">They used graffiti, also known as tramp writing, as a messaging system to tell their fellow travelers where they were and where they were going. Hobos would carve or draw their road persona, or moniker, on stationary objects near railroad tracks, like water towers and bridges</a>.</p> </blockquote> <p><a href="https://www.citylab.com/design/2016/06/tracing-the-hobo-graffiti-of-early-20th-century-america/485150/">More on hobo graffiti from CityLab</a>.</p> <p>(Via <a href="http://www.openculture.com/2018/08/hobo-code-introduction-hieroglyphic-language-early-1900s-train-hoppers.html">open culture</a>, via <a href="https://kottke.org/18/08/the-mostly-true-story-of-hobo-graffiti">Kottke.org</a>.)</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2018 22:26:13 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/23/Hobo-graffiti/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/23/Hobo-graffiti/ SurfSafe Adam Claxon <blockquote> <p><a href="https://www.getsurfsafe.com/">A browser extension searches debunked photos to tell you whether the image you’re seeing is fake or real.</a></p> </blockquote> <p>It’s dissapointing that this is Chrome-only, but hopefuly it will make its way to other browsers soon.</p> <p>Via <a href="http://feeds.themorningnews.org/~r/tmn/rss/~3/siA1VnA01qI/">The Morning News</a></p> Thu, 23 Aug 2018 09:42:14 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/23/SafeSurf/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/23/SafeSurf/ The Man who owns the Moon Adam Claxon <blockquote> <p><a href="https://youtu.be/Bs6rCxU_IHY">I sent the United Nations a declaration of ownership detailing my intent to subdivide and sell the moon and have never heard back.</a></p> </blockquote> <p>Via <a href="https://kottke.org/18/08/the-man-who-owns-the-moon">Kottke.org</a>.</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2018 18:40:17 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/22/The-man-who-owns-the-moon/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/22/The-man-who-owns-the-moon/ Current Mood Adam Claxon <p>Current mood.</p> <p><a href="http://microblog.adamclaxon.com/uploads/2018/ba14fd7f43.jpg"><img src="http://microblog.adamclaxon.com/uploads/2018/ba14fd7f43.jpg" width="600" height="445" alt="A panel from a vintage comic showing a woman leaning by a window and saying 'I just want what everyone wants — to never have to go anywhere or do anything.'" /></a></p> Tue, 21 Aug 2018 12:08:00 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/21/Current-mood/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/21/Current-mood/ Someone clever once said Women were not allowed Pockets Adam Claxon <p>I once angered a girlfriend by pulling a paperback book out of my pocket. Now I get why.</p> <p><a href="https://pudding.cool/2018/08/pockets/">Someone clever once said Women were not allowed Pockets</a></p> <p>(via <a href="https://themorningnews.org">The Morning News</a>).</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:43:00 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/21/Pockets/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/21/Pockets/ What Your Favorite 2000s Emo Pop Band says about You Adam Claxon <p>If I <em>had</em> a dog, I’d know its birthday.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/what-your-favorite-2000s-emo-pop-band-says-about-you">What Your Favorite 2000s Emo Pop Band says about You</a>, from McSweeney’s.</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 15:27:00 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/20/Emo/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/20/Emo/ A Workflow for adding custom tags to Exist.io from text input Adam Claxon <p><a href="https://workflow.is/workflows/4c7bc46f29074ca5ba88df654a904ca1">A Workflow for adding custom tags to Exist.io from text input</a>, created with the help of <a href="https://micro.blog/belle">@belle</a>. Send it text from another Workflow/Drafts 5/whatever to tag the current day.</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:26:00 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/20/A-Workflow/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/08/20/A-Workflow/ Driftwood Is Shockingly Photogenic Adam Claxon <p><img src="http://adamclaxon.com/assets/images/2018/08/30-030003-33126174_936088233218715_702116651977408512_n._33f1.jpg" alt="http://adamclaxon.com/assets/images/2018/08/30-030003-33126174_936088233218715_702116651977408512_n._33f1.jpg" /></p> <p>Driftwood is shockingly photogenic.</p> Tue, 29 May 2018 12:27:24 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/05/29/driftwood-is-shockingly-photogenic/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/05/29/driftwood-is-shockingly-photogenic/ This Treehouse Is A Viking Ship Adam Claxon <p><img src="http://adamclaxon.com/assets/images/2018/08/30-031507-32718395_216535508937914_8390411886264320000_n._b6f1.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p>This treehouse is a Viking ship. I want to climb up there so bad.</p> Mon, 28 May 2018 16:32:48 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/05/28/this-treehouse-is-a-viking-ship/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/05/28/this-treehouse-is-a-viking-ship/ There Are Some Awesome Clouds Around Adam Claxon <p><img src="http://adamclaxon.com/assets/images/2018/08/30-031511-32589893_234555790429505_1483954236340305920_n._7839.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p>There are some awesome clouds around here.</p> <p>#RIPGotham</p> Sat, 26 May 2018 20:10:06 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/05/27/there-are-some-awesome-clouds-around/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/05/27/there-are-some-awesome-clouds-around/ Sunset From Our Front Door Adam Claxon <p><img src="http://adamclaxon.com/assets/images/2018/08/30-031515-33161597_449665858820761_1209596952447025152_n._9e9b.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p>Sunset, from our front door.</p> Wed, 23 May 2018 12:29:18 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/05/23/sunset-from-our-front-door/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2018/05/23/sunset-from-our-front-door/ Michigan Adam Claxon <p>“Michigan” by The Milk Carton Kids is the best Ryan Adams song Ryan Adams never wrote.</p> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:58:00 -0400 http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2017/10/23/Michigan/ http://adamclaxon.com/microblog/2017/10/23/Michigan/