A New Look

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Anyone notice anything different around here?

…no? I’ll give you a hint.  You’ll need to click through to site to see this one.  Out with the old…

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And in with the new!  You’ll also notice that I’ve got these fancy new follow buttons on the sidebar since Google Reader died (*tear*).  So subscribe! (I mean subscribe, please and thank you >_<) Also, I’ve changed my feed delivery service, so I hope this post gets to my email subscribers out there.

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Now, I’m far from a graphic designer.  Hell, I hardly even know how to use photoshop and illustrator!  (I used other programs to create my new look) So I’m not claiming this to be a masterpiece, and I’m not going to start selling design services.  But for one, I can’t justify paying someone to do something that I want to learn how to do anyway.  I’m good with tech and website things, and like to think I have an eye for a halfway decent design.  Plus, it was fun to create!

It’s not totally done – there are a few more elements I’ll (hopefully) add soon, but I wanted the big reveal out there.  Anyway, enough with the technical stuff.  This post has more than one purpose.

Motivation.  For me, a fresh look empowers me, motivates me.  For example, my haircut.

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Something as simple as this made me want to go out and get things done.  Job hunting. Work. Anything.  I have no idea what the psychology is behind it, but I’ll take it.

Basically, I’m hoping that this blog refresh will motivate me to write more.  I really do enjoy blogging, and to be honest, I need the creative release.  These days, I usually have a million ideas for posts I want to write – but at the end of the day I usually wind up watching a TV show or something to decompress.  And while that’s all fine and dandy, I think it would be good for me to write more.  Who knows what about, but I guess we shall see.

So, here’s to the new and improved Eat Learn Discover!


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