My Tools of the Trade: 2016

In what has become something of an annual tradition of mine about this time each year I take stock of the tools I use for my work each day, both as something of an “inventory” as well as to share as ideas with those whom I work with. Continue Reading

Getting Media on Your Local WordPress Site

If you’ve worked with WordPress sites for a while you’ll know that sometimes the hardest part is settings up a local environment that is close enough to your production environment to make a difference. While there are plenty of ways to do this one mistake I often see made is a somewhat crazy push to synchronize the contents of the uploads directory with your local site. This is the wrong question. Continue Reading

Thoughts On Our First Year At Home

Today marks exactly one year since I first pulled up the moving truck to our house here In Sarasota, FL. Frankly, it feels like it was about three weeks ago rather than a year but that’s a whole other story. As I really do look back on this last year there really is only one conclusion I can come to… Continue Reading

The Year Without Beer

I’ve read so many posts these last few days of friends and colleagues reminiscing on the bast year and planning for this new year. So much opportunity and so much hope for something better is always a good thing.

I can’t say that last year was all that bad for me. We moved into a place we love, I started work at a company I love and for the most part we’ve settled in quite nicely in a town we love. In fact I think it is safe to say that although there were a few road bumps 2015 was almost the perfect year for us. Continue Reading