I can relate to two things this weekend. First, Jeffrey Zeldman celebrates 12 years on the web. Congratulations Zeldman. You’ve always been a constant inspiration and source for web development industry information delivered with great class and an amazing ability to say volumes with few words. He writes,

The web found me and claimed me. Everything else followed. Maybe you feel that way, too.

I do.

Secondly, I learned that a friend not only loves classic VW Beetles, but has one of his own and a hobby blog called The Classic Beetle. Funny thing is, I knew from talking to Matt Bailey a few months ago that he had a car hobby site. But I didn’t connect with the subject. Had I been paying attention, I would have wanted to know much more. I’ve driven and been raised with 60′s and 70′s Beetles and there’s never been a funner car to drive. Having been in many expensive sports cars and hot numbers including my Pontiac Trans Am phase in the 1980′s, nothing has ever stood out more than the Beetles.

Matt is at the Midwest Motorworks VW FunFest this weekend. He has no idea how envious I am.

Well, I guess he will now.

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Kim Krause Berg’s long background in web design, SEO and usability includes software application functional and user interface testing, accessibility, information architecture and persuasive design. She shared her passion for Usability and SEO through her site and private consulting at Cre8pc for 17 years. Kim founded Cre8asiteforums in 1998. In the fall of 2012 she sold her forums to Internet Marketing Ninjas and retired from private consulting to join their Executive Management team where she continues her work in usability testing, customer experience and conversions design.

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