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Design irritations

A post about what it takes to overcome annoying designs. [via daily dish] Here’s a description of something that makes me go razzum frazzum: Auto-numbering in Microsoft Word, which behaves like a peevish poltergeist, randomly changing number and letter headings, creating and destroying tabs, etc., instead of almost any other numbering utility I can imagine. […]

The Arrow of Time

One family’s set of annual photographs (June 17) to mark the passage of time. This reminds me of a photo project my Mom did: 5 kids, and each of our sets of school pictures — K – 12. All in a huge grid.