Back to my graphic design love. In my last graphic design post, I talked about fonts. More specifically though, I love fonts with GLYPHS. If you don’t know what glyphs are, basically they are a way to make fonts more custom. A glyph is an individual character. It might be a punctuation mark, a letter, an accented letter, a dingbat, etc. Glyphs can make the same letter look different when used multiple times within one word. They can also add flourishes to fonts. I’m obsessed with these.
Clicking on the sample above will take you to a tutorial on how to access glyphs for this particular font called Samantha.
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Unfortunately no good updates yet on depressed polar bear and today I will move on to a completely off the wall topic all together. Vacationing. Well vacationing isn’t all together off the wall but it’s not what I normally blog about. I guess a blog is whatever you want to make it though!
So I live in South Carolina and thought it would be amazing to drive to Kansas for vacation. Who does that right? Shouldn’t Kansas folk be vacationing to South Carolina? Well my sister couldn’t get away from home but I hadn’t seen her in forever. However, I couldn’t fork out the outrageous cost of plane tickets….hence the drive. Thank goodness for apps like apple music and audible! It was 18 hours. 18 HOURS. I know, truck drivers do it all the time. Actually I’m making it out to be much worse than it really was. I actually loved driving to Kansas. It was such a nice break from the day to day work I always do. I also got to enjoy the changing landscapes. Hey, there ya go! Landscape. I said I’d be blogging about landscaping and I am. The changes are ever so gradual but I loved them all from the tall pines and many vines to the rolling hills and farmlands. I would do it over again in a second. Luckily there were no car troubles or hiccups of any kind so I can say that. Well there was one hiccup. Continue reading Changing Landscapes and Hotels.com