Early last spring (2018), I submitted three proposed talks for WordCamp US, the annual conference for developers and users of WordPress. It was to be held in Nashville later that in year, in November. In this post, I’m going to share the three things I wanted to speak about, two reasons why I almost didn’t […]
In 2016, I launched a conference for freelancers that would be held the following year, in April 2017. In late February 2017, I cancelled that conference and refunded all of the tickets. After watching the Fyre Festival documentary on Netflix this afternoon, I decided to write a bit about my own failure launching an event, […]
I’m writing this year in review as encouragement to myself (and to you) to blog, and blog more. We did a lot of great things this year, and when I sat down to review the year at once I can see more easily what a joy 2018 was. It didn’t start out that way, though.
As our daughter slides into middle school, I’m reminded just how much I loved middle school. I know that for many, middle school was a dark, awful time that they’d just as soon forget, but it wasn’t like that for me. Because of that, I try to talk about it to her as if it’s […]
The weather finally turned cool this week and I personally felt the need to mark the passing of summer with the MOST possible fall-like meal ever: Pumpkin Chili. Everyone in our family gobbled it up! I hope you’ll try it soon and let me know what you think of it.