So why the title made mistakes? It vaguely has something to do with that whole happy accident thing, where a mistake can turn out to be something great and unplanned. But to be honest I was just looking for a short, memorable sounding domain name.
I’ve since decided to go CMS-free and utilize black magick and Jekyll to manage the site with static text files. I like knowing how things work behind the scenes so hand-coding the layouts and stylesheets is the only way to go. Not being limited by a CMS is a wonderful thing…
Oh hey — I’m Michael Rose, just another boring, tattooed, time traveling, designer and illustrator working in Buffalo, New York. I’m into drawing faceless portraits of strangers on an iPad using Paper by FiftyThree, movie theater popcorn, chicken wings done right, dust collecting record collections, and over using ellipses and em-dashes.
Oh, and I’m a recent father of twin girls and will someday help redesign my wife’s site…
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Here’s a laundry list of hardware and software I use to create Made Mistakes and most of its content.