By: Serenity Raye
After 12 hours, 2 liters of Pepsi, one bag of jellybeans, 16 screams of
5 computer malfunctions, and 5 Aspirins.
I have nothing but a headache.
You may be asking yourself. "What is she babbling about?"
I'll tell you.
Web page designs.
It all started yesterday at work. I was minding my own business, when
Inspiration hit me like a sack of potatoes. Quickly I pulled out a pad
and began scribbling down images, lists, phrases. Within a 1/2 hour I
out a brand new webpage design. It was clean, simple, not too graphics
and it was pretty. Well, I rushed home, and began searching for the
5 hours later, I had it!
I started drawing up my layout. It didn't take all that long. I decided
to bite the
bullet and do a frames layout.
Ha. Too bad I couldn't get it to work.
Frustrated I dragged myself to be, vowing to start again the next day.
And I did. Only this time, I got a new image. I made up all the pages
for my layout.
Meticulously spliced them, and set it up in a table. Finally I uploaded
and sat back to view my work.
It looked FABULOUS!!!!
I sent it to my friend to view, and she said that it froze her
I tried another friend, they said that it took 5 minutes to load.
Crestfallen I looked for the source of my problem.
Turns out the images I was using was 5MB. And I had an image on each
I started to fix it, but couldn't work up the nerve.
So I trashed it all.
I now sit before you, a women who has wasted nearly a day, and has
nothing to show for it.
This brings me to my point. Yes, there is a point to this tale.
My newfound respect for all webpage designers. How they come up with
pretty, and QUICK-loading pages, month after month, astounds me. I have
learn before I can even think of making anything as beautiful as they
So to all those webmistresses (and masters) I tip my hat to you.
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