venture

Nearly three years ago, I began a journey that would have very unexpected results. In March of 2012, I had decided to try and start a business doing web development and consulting, but it was going pretty slow. I had already done a few small business website before then, and I felt like I could […]

value

You don’t have to do anything to become more than you are… to become more important, more valuable, more special. In fact you can’t do anything to increase your value as a person, as an individual. Why? God created you! What is more amazing than that? You were no accident, no surprise, no fluke. While […]

50k

Some time in the last couple weeks, and right around the one year anniversary of launching the EWWW Image Optimizer for WordPress, the plugin hit 50,000 downloads. Wow! I’ve had a lot of fun (mostly) learning new things in PHP, and a little javascript along the way. It’s turned into quite a polished little piece […]

optimization

I find it very satisfying to highly optimize web pages for speed, and I’m always looking for something to make my website just a little bit faster. In fact, the theme I use is called Speed. One area that was lacking on my WordPress install was image optimization. At work, we have a script that […]

exactly

So here it is. I’m going out on a limb (not too far, mind you, not quitting my day job), and looking for clients doing web design and consulting. I’ve gained a lot of knowledge over the last nine years working with all (most, maybe ‘all’ is presumptuous) aspects of a web site at work, […]

one

Our little girl is one year old (and six days). It’s been a long, long time since I’ve written anything, and longer since I wrote about Breitlahn. She’s now been confirmed as an over achiever by her doctor. She started walking 2-3 weeks ago, and now prefers it to crawling. Not sure that I’ve even […]