Using Frontity, I built a custom React-based theme for this WordPress blog. Frontity makes it really simple to connect WordPress as your backend. They have 2 themes that you can use out of the box, or you can create one from scratch. Using the tutorial below, I followed along and created a custom theme. It…… Continue reading Building a React-based WordPress Theme
The first blog I ever started on WordPress was hosted for free on wordpress.com, and I used it to share what I was learning as I began my IT career. It was mostly so I had a place I could look up things for myself when I needed to remember how to do something. Fourteen…… Continue reading A New/Old Purpose for Blogging
https://youtu.be/C36WaLcHpEY URL: https://youtu.be/C36WaLcHpEY
After 4 years at another job, I’m going back to Lakeside, where I was for almost 9 years of my IT career. I’m excited for the new opportunities and challenges this will bring, and to finally have “web developer” as part of my title. They are finally at a place where I believe I will…… Continue reading starting over, again
“Do whatever brings you to life, then. Follow your own fascinations, obsessions, and compulsions. Trust them. Create whatever causes a revolution in your heart. The rest of it will take care of itself.”Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic
“That is the way to learn the most, that when you are doing something with such enjoyment that you don’t notice that the time passes.”Albert Einstein’s Advice to His Son
Write More This should be easier, but life has a way of keeping me busy and distracted from doing many of the things I enjoy. I don’t like to write on a schedule but maybe that’s something I need to accept if I want to accomplish my goals. Make More I have been woodworking now…… Continue reading Goals for 2019
https://youtu.be/qEheVyHQkew Can’t wait to see the documentary and visit the Wharton Esherick museum.