backtrack

This is the origin story of the EWWW Image Optimizer, a project/plugin that has become my full-time work and recorded here for posterity… It all started when I was on a quest to find an Image Optimizer plugin. I found two that looked pretty good: WP Smush.it and CW Image Optimizer. WP Smush.it has file […]

blessed

I don’t have a lot of words right now, but I feel blessed, and I want the world to know it. “…if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out,” Jesus said. So knock it off rocks, it’s my turn. I thank God for my family (immediate and extended), my home, my work and business, […]

give

Yesterday, I saw an incredible contrast between two people, and it reminded me of what God had been teaching me. Most folks tend to fall into one of two camps (not sure where the rest go if they don’t fit these…): givers and takers. The Givers make you feel warm and fuzzy inside. The Takers […]

foreign

“Why have I found favor in your sight that you should take notice of me, since I am a foreigner?” (Ruth 2:10) I was reading Ruth 2 this morning when this verse jumped out and hit me in the face. Taken by itself, it very easily could be (and ought to be) us talking to […]

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 […]