The Home Row Blog

News, notes and ramblings
from the Home Row team


DCWW Content Creation Panel June 24

June 23, 2010

I’ll be heading to Arlington, VA tomorrow for a DC Web Women event where I will be speaking on how to create and manage content as part of a panel on online content development strategies. This is a great topic and the panel includes  social media and video production experts. I’ll share what I learn […]

Project 42

June 16, 2010

Ye olde creative director just celebrated another birthday, number 42. Unlike my past 40 something birthdays, I’m o.k. with this one. My 8-year old explained that I feel this way because 42 is an even number and even numbers “feel” better. What ever the reason, numerology-related or not, I’ve decided to be proactive about this […]

Welcome (finally) to the Talkin’ QWERTY blog

June 16, 2010

Yes, after years of writing for everyone else we finally have our own blog. This blog is a place for writers to express their thoughts on language, writing, marketing, and observations on life. We hope to develop a community conversation and invite you to join. One of the first questions we need to answer is […]



What is the home row?

The home row is the center row of keys on the keyboard "A,S,D,F,J,K,L,;" When students are taught how to become touch typists (typing without looking at the keys) they begin with their hands resting on the home row. The left hand rests on the "A,S,D,F" keys and the right hand on the "J,K,L,;" keys. From this position the other keys can be reached.