Category: news

New: Zoom Shots focuses in on makers, their work, and their process

When my friend, author Chris Godsoe, offered up review copies of his new book pre://d.o.mai.n (available on and today!), I jumped at the chance to get an advance peek at the book and support an author. At the same time, I figured it might be a good chance to tweak my always-in-progress site, […]

10 years of blogging at

Today marks 10 years since the first blog post on this site. I’ve owned the domain name for about 2 years prior to that – lists October 2001 as the first recorded date– but used it mostly as a testing ground until 2003. When I started this site, it was built on my own […]

Groundwork: A WordPress starter theme

Inspired by my love for WordPress theme development and a great presentation¬†by developer Sean Butze¬†I attended at this year’s WordCamp Boston, I’m happy to present Groundwork, a WordPress starter theme. Beyond the usual starter theme basics, Groundwork features many nice customizations to a stock WordPress install, including: Custom log in screen logo & styles; Customized […]

Portland Press Herald mention

Yes, I did return from my blog vacation just to post a self-referential link! Seriously though- thanks to Justin Ellis, who wrote a great article introducing the citizen journalism landscape- not just in Maine but nationwide- for the Portland Press Herald a couple weeks back. I get a brief mention, along with a couple of […]

Presenting The Living Well Report!

Are you a person? Do you enjoy food? If so, I cordially invite you to visit a new site I’m proud to announce: The Living Well Report. The Living Well Report is a blog devoted, essentially, to delicious and healthy food. My wife Heidi cooks some awesome things usually with organic and/or natural ingredients and […]

Now auto-detecting Windows Mobile devices

If you visit this site from a compliant mobile device, you’ll now be automatically re-directed to the mobile version of I’m still working out some kinks in my mobile version (permalinks are not mobile-friendly yet), and of course I also need to add auto-redirection for other mobile devices. But overall I’m glad to be […]