RSS Feeds and a New Perspective on User Experience

Last week, I received an email from a visitor to the site letting me know that my “Subscribe” link was broken. As a blogger, this was one of those “Code Red, OMGWTFBBQ” moments. I wanted to fix it quickly so all three dozen of you who subscribe to my RSS … Continue reading →

Version Something Dot Oh

I finally pulled the trigger and updated this site to the latest version of the Blush framework. I also brought along a new design, something I’ve been furiously throwing together over the last week or so. I am really digging my drawing and painting pages with the design upgrade. The … Continue reading →

Just Me and My Laptop: Two Years After WordPress

I am nearly two years post-WordPress. I moved my personal blog away from the software that has given me a career and provided a way to share my thoughts with the world for over a decade. But, it was never about the system. All I really needed was a keyboard … Continue reading →

My new blog design is currently live. It is very much a work in progress at the moment. With luck, I will finish it this week and write a lengthier post that goes a bit more in depth on what has changed.

Life after WordPress

It’s been three months since I made the switch from WordPress to a custom system for my blog. This was one of the toughest and scariest changes I’ve made in the 15+ years I’ve been running this site. What if I break things? What if I’ve wasted all this time … Continue reading →

About Page 2018

A bit over 5 years ago I made a promise to not make the updating of my about page a quinquennial event. I didn’t quite live up to that promise. Time passes by quickly. It’s hard to believe it’s been 5 years. I wasn’t much in the mood to create … Continue reading →

Switching from WordPress to a custom CMS

If you’ve been a long-time reader of my blog, I bet you never thought you’d see the day with a post titled anything like this one. I’ve moved this blog from WordPress to a custom CMS. Before getting into an explanation, I want to make it clear that I am … Continue reading →

After nearly five years, I decided to finally update the ol’ about page. Y’all can stop emailing now, and I promise I won’t make this a quinquennial event.