Website redesign, hosting changes and new name

I recently began a process of moving all of my websites over to Squarespace. For years, I’ve hosted on Wordpress and really enjoyed it, but as I’ve become more and more busy with work and other things in life, I’ve had less time to focus on the websites.

Much of the time, I found, was playing webmaster.

It’s something I enjoy, but realize more time was spent managing the site than actually writing. So I looked around and Squarespace made sense. Yes, it costs a more than what I was paying before, but the simplicity is worth it (right now).

Review of Gabriela Montero

I had a great time attending (and reviewing) Gabriela Montero’s piano recital last as part of the Gilmore. Kalamazoo is fortunate to have such a great arts scene. And a classical music concert with improvisation, it was beyond exciting. I was reminded a lot of Robert Fripp’s description of improvisation: “spontaneous composition.” I had to…

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their WP websites: Expert WordPress Hosting SiteGround provides superior WordPress hosting focused on speed, security and customer…

Not settling on Prime Day

I wrote this last year on the night of Prime Day. I decided to hold off on publishing it until this year’s sale. Every Amazon Prime Day I become excited at the thought of saving money on items I have been on my list for a while. For example: I’ve wanted a Sous Vide for…

The simplicity of having two phones

With the recent purchase of an iPhone X, it also reintroduced an additional item to my everyday carry: a second phone. No, I do not have a day and a night phone, but a personal and a work phone. A lot of people ask right away: why would you want to carry around two phones?…