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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]