Clearly, It's a Makeover

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It's been years since I last regularly blogged, and a lot has changed in that time. My kids have become teenagers. I've become middle-aged, gained 40 lbs, lost 40 lbs, and learned a lot about developing for the web. The things that trouble me, amaze me and motive me have changed a bit.

Lately I’ve felt the urge to blog again. Of course, being a front-end developer, the first thing I did wasn’t to write a post.  No, no, no.  I redesigned!

I’m a big fan of Evernote and recently began using it for…well, everything. One of the sweet little tools that plays well with Evernote is Clearly, their browser readability extension.  I love this little add-on and use it all the time to block out some of the noise of the web and read more legible versions of articles and posts I find on the web. It saves my eyesight and makes even ugly pages look positively beautiful. The simplicity of its look appeals to my over-stretched mom nerves.

So when I started this redesign, it occurred to me that, since I read everything in Clearly anyway, why not make my blog look like that and save myself and others a click?

So, here we are. Introducing my take on the Clearly interface. Who knows? By next week, the place may look completely different. (I do love to redesign!)  But for now, I’m happy with the zen-ness of the place…and clearly glad to be back blogging again.  It’s been a long, long time.

Before I go, you may be wondering if this site is built in Drupal since I’m mainly a Drupal front-end developer. The answer is yes, my friends. And in Drupal 8, to boot. It was an exciting, nerve-wrecking experience working with beta software.  But more on that later.

I promise.


Hello there, You have done a fantastic job. I will definitely digg it and personally suggest to my friends. I am sure they will be benefited from this website.

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