Web Site was originally produced in early February 2002, with most
of it being done over one weekend. I used Microsoft FrontPage
2000 (later upgraded to FrontPage 2002), and a web template obtained from FrontPage
World. The templates are located here.
Prior to setting up this Web Site, I had no
experience with the creation Web Sites or in writing HTML - this was
a real learning experience. Over time, I hope to learn more
and add some more sophisticated features to the site.
2/19/2002 - Like most new web builders I'm putting in various
"effects" that people may, or may not, like. For example, I
over them, and put a transition in when you go to this
page. Also on this page only, I put a "mouse trails" of
bouncing balls (I thought it was cute). Note that I
didn't put it on all the pages since it can be distracting.
Information on some of these effects can be found
here. If one or more of the effects really bothers you, please
let me know.
page to give a time-of-day greeting (like "Good Morning" or "Good
Evening"). This is one of those features which most people
3/6/2002 - I added embedded fonts so that my name at
the top of the web pages would show up as "script" instead of block
characters. I noticed that people who did not have the font
"mistral" would have my name displayed in block
characters (something like "arial").
3/16/2002 - I changed the index page to be
my "welcome" page instead of the flash page and put the flash in a
pop-up window. I also added cookies with a five day expiration
so that you only see the flash one time. If you come back in
more than five days, you'll see it again.
3/22/2003 - Added a hit
I'll probably add more effects over time, just as a learning