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Working Remotely

Working Remotely

I think it’s safe to say the onset of the pandemic fundamentally changed the way we do a lot of things. For my part, it’s saved me a ton of money. I used to meet friends for coffee most every day, and a large cup with the pasty d’jour set me back right around $5. On...
Matters of Expertise

Matters of Expertise

I’m often amazed at how well people do their jobs. Like when I call someone to do some work for me here around the house. Especially the guys who keep my trees in check. Seems I had one really negative experience trying to drop a good-sized maple tree by myself. I...
Do you Suffer from OTTO?

Do you Suffer from OTTO?

We’re gonna start with a story today because Timmy likes stories. Especially mine. And my acronym “OTTO” will be clear somewhere near the end of this tale. Way back in ‘73 when I bought my first car – a red ‘66 VW Bug (which I talked about in When Complexity Comes...
What’s ‘In’ for 2023?

What’s ‘In’ for 2023?

Well here we are again Timmy. Another year is in the books and we’re looking forward to seein’ all the hip things that the pundits have declared will drive web design and development in 2023. If you’ve read any of my other ramblings, you’ll likely recall that I...
Lessons Learned In 2022

Lessons Learned In 2022

Wow. This was a quick year. Seems like it started just yesterday. But there were weeks – like the one that spawned When it Rains. That was a week that dragged on for a month as best I can remember. We were all a bit stressed and out of sorts here at <engine/>,...