Hi, I’m Danielle Signor,

a web designer and blogger living in far-northern California. I'm interested in spaceflight, gemstones, poetry, geology, science fiction, unicorns and Sailor Moon. Mostly I make websites (since 1996), but I also make jewelry, and I like really old stuff.

Nothing Gold Can Stay

Nature’s first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf’s a flower;
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf.
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay.

— Robert Frost, 1874 – 1963

The world will never starve for want of wonders; but only for want of wonder.

― G. K. Chesterton


So I’m left-handed, which you may not have known. This has proven sometimes challenging when learning new skills — a right-handed friend teaching me to crochet was a hilarious experience, in hindsight, but frustrating at the time. (Excuse me while I write you a smudgy note, then run into a door because it doesn’t open the way I’m expecting.)

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The best is perhaps what we understand least.

— C. S. Lewis