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May 13, 2003

Slimmer, prettier, faster

Hi everyone,

Our redone site is back up and functional. Blogging resumes tomorrow.

A grateful and happy tip of our hats to Leilah and Daniel of Westgate Necromantic, who did all the hard work of moving the blog, slimming it down and making it behave, as well as giving the look-and-feel an inspired goose. Dig the colors -- lively and rich, but not competitive with the general "thoughtful" (or so we hope) tone of the site. And that fab-to-the-max logo (a Leilah specialty) -- mock-pompous in just the right Blowhardish way.

The site, thanks to Daniel, should be behaving a lot more snappily than it did, too. Links to blogs are still in the sidebar here on the main page, but links to other websites are now on their own page. Up near the top of the sidebar are a few new ways of rummaging through what's already been stored and published here. We're (shyly) hoping a few people will see fit to take the plunge into the archives, which can now be explored by subject matter as well as by date.

Leilah and Daniel are a joy to work with. They're talented and fast, their prices are reasonable -- and they couldn't be more responsive or better-humored. (Very important to naggy and pest-y computer idiots like us.) We recommend them super-enthusiastically. You want a blog or a fullblown website, but can't face putting it together for yourself? Working with Leilah and Daniel, you'll be surprised how quickly (and how inexpensively) your site will be online, looking good, and functioning well. Leilah and Daniel were recommended to us by Polly Frost, who's also a big fan. Hey, check out the gorgeous and extensive site -- complete with blog, forum, pix and prose -- that Leilah and Daniel made for Polly here.

Leilah and Daniel can be contacted at

Here's hoping y'all enjoyed wrestling with our recent Nikos Salingaros extravaganza. And many thanks for returning to see if the Blowhards are still up to no good.


Friedrich and Michael

posted by Michael at May 13, 2003


Thank you both for your comments and recommendation. It was a pleasure to work with you.

I wish you the best for your site ;-)

Posted by: daniel on May 14, 2003 3:33 AM

I love the new look, boys! And now you remember who I am when I comment, too...I'm touched.

Posted by: Scott Chaffin on May 14, 2003 7:42 AM

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