Hand-written Notes

  • Posted on: 25 April 2012
  • By: Margaux

These days we are immersed in electronic communications. Emails, tweets, Facebook posts, photos, videos. Everywhere we turn. When was the last time you received a hand-written thank-you note?

Riding a Bike

  • Posted on: 18 April 2012
  • By: Margaux

"You're right, Mom, it's not hard if I just look where I'm going."

Draggable Views Tutorial

  • Posted on: 2 April 2012
  • By: Margaux

My notes on using the Draggable Views module in Drupal 7.

The edge of your comfort zone

  • Posted on: 13 March 2012
  • By: Margaux

Lean into the challenging spots. Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone.

Better Image Cropping with Imagefield Focus

  • Posted on: 7 February 2012
  • By: Margaux
ImageField Focus in action

ImageField Focus module gives the end user more control over the way Drupal crops images. Here's a quick tutorial on how to configure it.

What's Your Point?

  • Posted on: 1 February 2012
  • By: Margaux
Photo by Rob Ellis,

Before you send that action alert, ask yourself: "what's your point?" If you can't answer that question, then you have more work to do.

Custom News Feed with Google News

  • Posted on: 25 January 2012
  • By: Margaux

Creating a custom news feed with Google News is pretty simple. Once you've done that, you can turn it into RSS and display it on your website or blog, or through your own RSS reader. Here are the steps.

Gratitude Makes the World Better

  • Posted on: 21 November 2011
  • By: Margaux
"gratitude" word cloud

“Abundance can be had simply by consciously receiving what has already been given.” —Sufi Saying

Tips on Writing for the Web

  • Posted on: 15 November 2011
  • By: Margaux
be concise!

Earlier this year I put together this summary of tips on writing for the web, at a client's request. I've found myself going back to it several times since then. Hope it helps!

Choosing Kindness

  • Posted on: 3 November 2011
  • By: Margaux
We can change the world with kindness!

The unconquerable soul we all share: It's the root of hope, optimism and the belief that we CAN make the world a better place, little by little, working together. Congratulations to CEJIL on 20 years of making the world a better place.