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Poppy Flower

Veteran Owned Businesses

I live in Jacksonville, Florida. With six military installations in the region, there are a lot of veteran owned businesses (VOB). While working on a small VOB site I needed a VOB web badge. Sadly, there did not seem to be any freely available graphics that weren’t promoting something else. All I wanted was a simple […]

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WordCamp US 2015

This weekend was the inaugural WordCamp US. I was privileged to not only attend, but to actually be a speaker. What an amazing experience! It was two days of non-stop talks about development, design, business, and the impact using WordPress has made in variety of ways. I met lots of internet friends in real life for the first […]

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What a year!

This has been an incredible year! Since May I have spoken at WordCamp Miami, WordCamp Tampa, and WordCamp Orlando. I am part of the organizing team for the first ever WordCamp Jacksonville coming in April 2016. And I will be speaking at WordCamp US in just a couple weeks! Thanks everyone that has supported and […]

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Style Tile Example Number 3 for Ice: Water with an Edge

Why I Use Style Tiles

You may have heard of style tiles before. Samantha Warren introduced them at SXSW in 2012 and then wrote about them for A List Apart. Creative Bloq has written about them. They even have their own website. Style tiles bring together fonts, colors and major design elements to give a structured, visual impression of design ideas. Think […]

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Passwords Are Overwhelming

If you’re human, you probably became overwhelmed with password security a long time ago. I know I have! You know the rules: Unique password for every account Include letter, numbers, uppercase, lowercase, and characters Make sure it doesn’t use any memorable words, numbers, life events, etc. Don’t write them down THIS IS IMPOSSIBLE! I’ve broken […]

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Everything is different!

We moved Adelie Design to Florida on July 4th, 2011, and changed its name to Flightless. In the meantime, we fell into the trap of many a company: we were so busy helping our clients (not to mention our new baby), we never updated our own website! Well, here we are. Welcome to the new […]

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