I am the face behind Circle Orange, a new web studio focusing on comprehensive web solutions medium- to large-sized businesses and organizations. This site features my blog about various topics that interest me, including the web work that I do.

On a more personal note, I'm also a Linux enthusiast and crazy runner/cyclist. I like finding the biggest hill I can, and riding my bike up.

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Living intently: Coffee

Sun, 30 Mar 2014

Good coffee is not just about drinking good coffee. It's about being deliberate in how you spend your time and your money.

Freezing Fog

Thu, 20 Mar 2014

Freezing Fog

Freezing fog for three straight days does some pretty interesting stuff to the branches and twigs.

Tools of the Trade: My WordPress dev environment

Tue, 18 Mar 2014

Tools of the Trade: My WordPress dev environment

Since most of my job consists of developing custom WordPress themes, I use a lot of tools to help me work efficiently. Here is a run-down of the tools I use to build WordPress sites on my Arch Linux computer.

Design updates, 2014

Tue, 04 Mar 2014

You may notice I have released some incremental upgrades to the design of my site. Here is some info about the updates, plus some of my thoughts.

First try at roasting coffee

Sat, 18 Jan 2014

First try at roasting coffee

Here's my first try at roasting some coffee.

Moving Update

Fri, 10 Jan 2014

Moving Update

Here are the latest updates on our plans to move to Bend.

Moving to Bend - Update

Tue, 07 Jan 2014

We've finally gotten a great apartment in Bend, and just put down the holding deposit! We will be moving in early February.

Four Timesaving WordPress Plugins

Wed, 18 Dec 2013

Here are four WordPress plugins that I use regularly to help save me some time in theme development for my clients.