Tucson Parks Foundation

I'm proud to announce I've joined the Tucson Parks Foundation as board member. The Foundation supplements and supports the City of Tucson Parks & Recreation’s programs, services, and capital projects: particularly for children, at-risk youth, seniors, and the disabled. In my years in Tucson I've enjoyed the beautiful parks, sports fields, attending a wide variety of … Continue reading Tucson Parks Foundation

Thriving, With Room for More

The calm and quiet at the end of year is a great time to evaluate progress, see what's working well, and what's not working. I love that Cate posted her Habits that Helped in 2017. Her words reminded me of a lovely message I received from a Top Performer survey: Microsteps, eh? Mmmkay. One small yet impactful … Continue reading Thriving, With Room for More

Alex King

I'm sad and mourning along with the community the loss of Alex King, who died from cancer after a battle of over two years. Alex was one of my web heroes! I followed his blog closely during my formative years, used his task software and WordPress plugins, and once upon a time reached out to … Continue reading Alex King

ThemeShaper: Theming With the REST API – Meet Picard

Theming With the REST API – Meet Picard The future of WordPress theming may dramatically shift with the official adoption of the REST API but you don’t have to wait for the future to take advantage of it now. Clone Picard and Tango. Experiment and see what you can do. These are exciting times for … Continue reading ThemeShaper: Theming With the REST API – Meet Picard

New Theme: Twenty Fifteen

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It’s that time of year again. The snow has started falling in northern countries, friends are gathering together to exchange presents, and it’s time to launch a beautiful new annual theme for WordPress.

Hello World, Twenty Fifteen is here.


Twenty Fifteen is all about the details. Everything you publish is elegantly set in Noto Sans and Noto Serif, keeping the design harmonious and balanced in multiple languages around the globe. That polylingual pixel perfection is matched by its responsive design. From device to device, Twenty Fifteen will look smart and polished.


The attention to detail is reflected in the menu design. Check out the descriptions under the links in the demo and the screenshots above. Learn how to add menu descriptions on the theme showcase page.

The fine details and strong structure make Twenty Fifteen look even better with a bit of customization. We have five featured color…

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Beep Boop Goes The Wheel

Donec ullamcorper nulla non metus auctor fringilla. Donec id elit non mi porta gravida at eget metus. Etiam porta sem malesuada magna mollis euismod. Vivamus sagittis lacus vel augue laoreet rutrum faucibus dolor auctor. Praesent commodo cursus magna, vel scelerisque nisl consectetur et. Cras mattis consectetur purus sit amet fermentum. Cras justo odio, dapibus ac … Continue reading Beep Boop Goes The Wheel

8 Years on WordPress.com

Totally geeky and egocentric stat but I'm very proud to be a WordPress.com blogger. I haven't had this particular blog on WordPress.com for all 8 years—it's been just a few, but I was within the first 700 users to sign up in the beginning. Since then this blogging service has grown up just a bit: … Continue reading 8 Years on WordPress.com