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A tip of my hat to friends and the Astros

I’ve been a Dodgers fan all my life. I remember being the only kid in my class, less than 80 miles from the Bay Area, rooting for LA in the 1988 World Series. I was really excited to finally get to see them win another one this year in an excellent series against Houston, so […]

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Understanding Art

​We recently took a family trip to the OKC Museum of Art to take advantage of free admission courtesy of Sonic and Metro Family magazine. We were short on time, but my daughter decided to take a sketchbook and make a check for everything she liked — plus one “O” for a thing she didn’t. She also […]

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WordCamp Changed My Life

I blame it on WordCamp Austin. I was doing fine until that weekend — chugging along at my work, building e-commerce and membership sites using WordPress, maintaining legacy custom themes and plugins. When I had a few minutes at home, I found ways to contribute to the larger WordPress community — creating plugins, writing patches […]

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Come Join the WordPress Community in OKC

Are you an advanced WordPress user? Core contributor? Theme and plugin developer? Maybe you’re a blogger, or looking to start. Or maybe you just inherited a site and have no idea what to do with it. Great! Come join us as we talk about all these things and more at the OKC WordPress Users Group! […]

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A Parent’s Trust

In 2002, I became the CIC Officer for the USS Hurricane, a Patrol Coastal ship home ported in Coronado, CA. I had worked with the ship and her crew briefly at my previous command while we were deployed in the same operating area. At that time, she was part of the Navy Special Warfare Command, […]