Stylized Paragraphs

Recently I’ve decided that setting my paragraphs apart by using CSS, specifically selectors and the property attribute makes it that much cooler. I mean it’s possible it doesn’t, and I’m just full of myself, but I guess I’m willing to take that chance.

Now what I use presently on my blog is a DROP CAP, NOT the first-letter selector or text-indent property. I may decide I’ll cover drop caps in depth at a later point, but today we are aiming to start small and then work our way up.

There are two ways that you can stylize your paragraph that are both simple and easily doable; meaning copy paste code and throw it into your stylesheet without have to think about it.

The two ways to alter your paragraphs is by using indents and also by altering the way the first letter in a paragraph looks, known as first-letter. I felt that it adds a bit of uniqueness to posts and it makes it easier for readers to discern where a paragraph ends and starts.

Since styling my paragraphs, I’ve actually gotten a fair a number of requests asking how to do it. I’m going to go out on … Read More

Tom Clancy’s The Division 2

I recently picked up Tom Clancy’s Division 2 and have spent more than a few hours plugging away at the game. Admittedly, I never played The Division so I’m not really able to compare it to its predecessor, however, I’ve got more than enough experience playing MMO type games and this game, in my opinion, very much falls into that category. There are obviously some things I absolutely love and some things which serve as an annoyance, though not so much that it has prevented me from continuing to play.

I’m not going to go into too much detail about the game, there are plenty of posts out there that exist for that reason only. Instead I’m just going to give you a list of pros and cons and you can choose to use it as a basis for whether or not the game is something you’d like to pick up. Again, I’d suggest you research for more thorough reviews if you want something a little more in depth.

Pros

Let’s start with the good.

  • The graphics are AMAZING. I have to especially point out the rendering done with the weather because it’s probably one of the best I’ve ever
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How I Toilet Trained My Kids in 3 Days

Like every parent who finds themselves approaching this milestone, I was absolutely terrified. I wasn’t sure how the training would go and admittedly I put it off for a few months despite knowing my kids were ready. They were very interested in sitting on the toilet, flushing and had even gone a few times without much prompting on my part. They were ready far sooner than I was.

The first thing I did was search for resources. To be perfectly honest, I didn’t really put that much thought into it. At the time I had a Kindle Unlimited subscription so I just looked up toilet training books and stumbled upon “Potty Training in 3 Days: The Step-by-Step Plan for a Clean Break from Dirty Diapers” by Brandi Bucks. Admittedly, it took me more than a few months to dive into it but when I finally did, a lot of suggestions were practical and understandable. I think the most important take away I had from the book is that you should never place toilet training toilets  (should you choose to use them) in any area other than the bathroom. The reason is simple, it teaches children that they can … Read More