WordPress is Turning 20 in 2023!

In case you hadn’t heard yet, WordPress is about to reach an important milestone. In May this year, the CMS that is the internet’s best kept secret (did you know that we power over 40% of the web?) will be turning 20 years old! There will be a lot of opportunity to celebrate, so don’t…

Six Years in WordPress

Today is my six year anniversary of becoming a full-time, sponsored contributor to the WordPress open source project. There are many ways I would describe it—rewarding, complex, cutting edge, difficult, ever-changing, meaningful—but at the end of the day, I want to be able to describe it like this: For the past six years, I have…

Painting Plants

  In the “you had one job” column, I submit to you this poorly painted white line. This was almost entirely painted onto the grass which… I guess is okay, because the road is not well-traveled. Unless you’re that grass. If you’re that grass, then you’re suffocating.

Updates from Home: The Animal Edition

It is always the case that I write about animals on this blog. My dog Pepper is a frequent focus since she lives with me and it also incredibly adorable. But this week I received two wonderful stories about two animals gone astray. The Disorderly Donkey This is the story of a very silly donkey and his freedom run…