What's the proper way to display the title of a book on a Web page? The traditional method of underlining makes it confusing for Web users, who expect an underlined word or phrase to be a hyperlink. Should the title be bolded? Italicized? Continue Reading
My brother, David Crook, took some incredible sunset shots yesterday using his new Pentax *ist DS camera. He lives in Westbrook Village, and went to the lake to do some shooting. Plus, he sent one of the sunset photos to Channel 5 in Phoenix, and they ran it tonite. Way to go, bro!
Q. When do I use a dash in text? A. A dash usually replaces a comma, semicolon, colon, or parentheses. When used this way, it creates an EMPHATIC separation of words. Since a dash is versatile, people tend to use it to punctuate almost any break in a sentence. Don't. It's best used for EFFECT. And experts say we should never type a single hyphen to represent a "double" dash (em dash). Continue Reading
What did you do on New Year’s Eve Day? Many people enjoy parties at home or in the community. Some sit around watching chestnuts roasting on an open fire, while others watch fireworks, go snorkeling, or sip eggnog or hot tea while reading a good book or watching a fantastic movie. Not my energetic, outdoor-loving daughter and son-in-law! Continue Reading