A Backend Refresh

I first created this blog over a decade ago, and until now I’ve been able to successfully update the underlying codebase. But 10 years of upgrades is a long time, and legacy files and settings abound, so I’ve decided to pull the trigger and reinstall the code from scratch. So if you notice anything broken …

Is this thing on?

Tap. tap. Is this thing on? I originally crated this site to help keep friends and family up to date about the family, kinda like a the note inside a holiday card but three times a week. That was over a decade ago, and Facebook has since filled that need extremely well. But then Facebook …

Look For The Helpers

When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” To this day, especially in times of disaster, I remember my mother’s words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are …