By Beverley A. Laundry

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      My first commissioned crochet project


      Recently, I’ve become addicted to crochet. It all started after watching an episode of Firefly. Jane recieved a present of  a knitted orange hat with ear flaps. Suddenly I had an urge to knit. So I started knitting a really ugly brown scarf. It still isn’t finished and that was months ago. I couldn’t stand the monotony of knitting. I tried spicing it up by having a go at knitting a hat on circular kneedles. I finished that hat but it wasn’t a particularly fun process. And with that my affair with knitting was over. But I still wanted to make some wicked woollen clothing and accessories. So I decided to learn to crochet.

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      28
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      A Promising Beginning


      A brand new blog, a brand new outlet for ranting about life the universe and everything. But don’t worry, rants needn’t be negative. I am well and truely capable of rambling on about exciting and happy things going on in my life. For example…

      I totally just had an HTML success. Sounds too good to be true, I know. I’ve built a couple of websites in my life, some have even made it onto the actual interwebs. I’ve grown from a table-happy n00b to a major div hog, I’m even trying to break the unscalable-pixel-defined-layout habbit. Throughout my adventures with divs, there’s always been one thing I couldn’t get my layout to do: fill the height of a window nicely with a properly positioned header and footer and expanding content within.

      And this is how I did it:

      <html>
      <body>
      <div class="container">
      <div class="innerContainer">
      <div class="header"></div>
      <div class="content">
      //Main site content goes in here. If using "float"ed elements, stick a .clear div before closing the content div.
      </div>
      <div class="clear"></div>
      </div>
      <div class="footer"> </div footer>
      </div>
      </div>
      </body>
      </html>

      with css:

      html{ height:100%}
      body{height:100%}
      .container{min-height:100%}
      .innerContainer{height:100%}
      .footer{position:relative; top:-50px;  height:50px; }
      .clear{clear:both}

      And I think that’s all. It took me a while to find a combination of divs with the right heights to pull this off. While writing it out, I may have missed the random step that actually makes it work. I hope not.

      And with that, a blog is born.


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