You got to know your chicken

As we approach Thanksgiving season, there's much talk of poultry, from the traditionally pardoned presidential turkey to the migration of Canada Geese to the ever trendy and and labor-intensive turducken to that excellent low-cholesterol portmanteau, torfurkey.

I was checking on my site today when I suddenly noticed something terribly wrong with the header graphic. I've fixed it since, and the headers rotate so you might not see this one above, so here's a bit of it below - do you see the problem?


Look closely at the bird. That's not a duck up there. It's a goose.  Impostor!  This isn't - how could this have happened, you ask? Well, it goes back to the migration to WordPress when I decided to bust out my 1337 Photoshop ski11z and create some new headers. Being a city boy, I chose not to wrangle an actual duck onto the flatbed scanner, and instead found the convenient custom shape tool palette...


...and promptly fat-fingered the choice between duck (left) and goose (right) and never looked back. Here's the re-worked header with a proper duck silhouette:


I've worked on it further since, and if you don't see it up top, reload a couple of times and you should see the proper poultry pixels atop the page. As Cibo Matto said, you got to know your chicken.

1 Response

  1. I am glad you fixed that! limegoose no more. Don't forget the tofurkey!

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