Online Giving, Personalized: An Experiment

Online Giving, Personalized: An Experiment

This year, I decided to donate my birthday to charity. It’s not that I’m ashamed of my age and wanted to excuse myself from adding a year. I find my age — 39, every minute of it, not one more or less — to be generally meaningless. I donated my...
Download vs. Upload

Download vs. Upload

If you’re on social media, or if you enjoy shopping in touristy t-shirt shops in beachside towns, you’ve probably seen some variation on this t-shirt. After being indoctinated by my 11th grade English teacher (hi, Mrs. Edington!) regarding appropriate...
Why Joomla?

Why Joomla?

(AUTHOR’S NOTE, 2017:¬†When I wrote this in 2013, it was true for me and for my clients. In the intervening years, I’ve come to appreciate other systems and use WordPress far, far more often. Still, I’m leaving this up because it’s interesting...
In Praise of What We Do Not Do

In Praise of What We Do Not Do

In a town of beautiful gardens (as evidenced by the photos I talked about in a previous blog post), I am at best a haphazard gardener. I get great gushes of inspiration, fly into a frenzy of weeding and planting and watering, and then, when I realize that something...