May 28, 2011

Bloggy Changes

Posted by Evelyn Mervine

As some of you may have noticed, over the past few days I’ve given Georneys a bit of a facelift. I’ve removed the pretty but distracting background picture and changed the post colors from white on gray to simpler (and hopefully more readable) black on white. I’ve also photoshopped my blog text onto my title image, which I cannot seem to center despite my best efforts. I mostly chose the font on the title image because it’s named “Papyrus” and it reminds me of Egypt, a country I very much hope to visit in the next few years.

Let me know what you think. I’m not a graphic designer, but I hope these changes are for the better.

Actually, I’m not really known for my fashion sense or sense of color at all, as the photo below illustrates. My mom recently posted this photo of me (I’m about four years old in the photo) on Facebook. My friends and relatives laughed and posted teasing comments about my outfit, so I replied to them in a Facebook comment:

In my defense, let me say 1. I think that’s a wooly mammoth (and maybe dinosaurs?) on my shirt, and that is awesome; 2.The green socks & pink jellies color coordinate perfectly with my mammoth/dino outfit; and 3.Poor fashion sense is a trait often associated with scientific brilliance.”

That said, I do hope the bloggy changes are better looking than my green-and-pink outfit. Particularly that spidery hair clip.

GeoEvelyn, circa 1988 or so.