Surprise Visit: A Montreal Summer Adventure!

At the start of June I had 5 friends come out to visit (first Rob, then the next morning Adam, Anth, Connor, and later that evening Miker. Josh Kellett was in town visiting at the same time so he came through, too). We spent the days grabbing coffee☕️, food🍔,...

The Art Of Hitting ‘Publish’

Nearly two year, I updated my website with a new theme, and published a post exclaiming, "Guess Who's Back?" before disappearing into the darkness. A quick Google search tells us I'm not alone. What is it about blogging, writing, creating that creates these ebbs and...

The Frigid Montreal Winter Provides Easy Access To Creativity

One of my favourite little things about Montréal comes as a results of the harsh winters. Winters I'd never experienced until moving out here. For 3 months, there's so much snow on the ground and it's so freakin' cold that people tend to hermit away. White outs......

It Ain’t Where You’ve Been, It’s Where You’re At

My mom and dad started me writing in a journal early. From before I could write, they would transcribe my thoughts onto paper and I would finish the journal by drawing with smelly felts. By the time I was 5 or 6, I was old enough to keep my own journal, and that...

Natalie Bookchin’s Testament: How to get Laid Off

I saw this video by Natalie Bookchin, from her art project Testament. She explains it best here: Testament is an ongoing series of video installations made from fragments from online video diaries, or "vlogs" that explores contemporary expressions of self and the...

The Smart Way to Share a Dinner

I believe technology is the answer to the problems we're looking at as North American's (and beyond). I'm not talking about global warming, I'm talking about a society which can be infinitely more efficient in our energy usage, water usage, fuel usage, coal, oil,...

Growth Expert By Day, WordPress Expert By… Day?

During the day I run a small Consulting Agency, helping small businesses understand the role of blog content and social media, and how it relates to increased search engine rankings once you make it a part of your everyday business.

To keep my sword sharp, I moonlight as a WordPress Expert Developer at Codeable where I and other high-end quality programmers bid on WordPress projects big and small. If you need WordPress help from time to time (or ongoing!), check us out!

Good Code Helps Businesses Thrive

But, what the heck is good code? Why would you invest in a programmer like me, instead of your friend’s nephew down the street who makes beautiful sites on SquareSpace?

What Makes a Good Website?