Author: Davin Granroth

  • No broccoli, no ice cream!

    We seem to have hit another phase of parenting: the battle of the wills. Yesterday evening our plan was to get together with some friends and walk down to an ice cream shop together. But, as we were wrapping up dinner and getting ready to go, Lila refused to eat her broccoli. It was just…

  • kranzo design — the flash man

    Kyle Kranzo is a local Flash artist. If you want something done in Flash, check with him as I think he is taking new clients. Or, talk with me and I’ll see if I can hook you both up. I know Kyle as we both go to Riverview Church. He just started drumming with the…

  • Weekend at Higgins Lake

    We spent Memorial Day weekend up at Higgins Lake with some friends from church. Here are a few pics.

  • I was told to relax

    So Chey, Lila, and I were cleaning up our house this morning. Lila, about 2.5 years old, walked up to me and held up her pointer finger. It had a grey smudge on it. “Looks like you got a little dirty,” I said to her. “Yeah,” she said, and started to wipe her finger off…

  • Ah hah! I’m now using MT!

    Started installing Moveable Type at 10:30 this evening. It is now just before midnight and I have installed and imported all the old Blogger posts as well. So far, Moveable Type rocks! And, it spits out XHTML! I’m very happy.

  • going to move this site soon

    I’m not a huge fan of blogger at this point. I’m going to transition this site over to a new url and a new blog tool. I’ll look for one that will produce valid xhtml and gives a few more options.

  • I used to write stuff

    I wrote these two pieces a few years ago. Read ’em if you like. Snowfall, Snowdevil, etc. published in the Norther Michigan Journal sometime in 2000. I am unable to wrap my arms around a tree and then jerk it from the ground published in Cross Connect, Issue 14, Nov 1999.

  • couldn’t have said it better myself

    In a article, Search Results Clogged by Blogs, Pete Prodoehl (RasterWeb) is quoted: the trick to achieving prominent search rankings is fairly straightforward: “update frequently and provide good content.” Not that I’m doing this. The point is that web sites that actually have business objectives could take this and run with it.

  • watch for this book

    Zeldman has written another book. This one is called Designing with Web Standards. I’ve already pre-ordered it. Check out the the link for more info. Or, check out Zeldman’s page about the book.

  • Cheaper DSL! Way to go, Verizon.

    According to an article on’s news site, Verizon has lowered the price of its DSL service to $34.95 per month. Just another prize for the end-user in the broadband wars…