May, 2013

  1. Cancer

    Birthday Party

    On January 28th this year I was diagnosed with colon cancer (stage 4). I underwent a surgical procedure that night to remove a tumor from my colon (along with a kidney and my appendix) and another on February 1st to “put things back together”. I started FOLFOX chemotherapy on March 18th and this week had…

  2. To: Family & Friends

    Date: May 29, 2013

    Subject: Treatment #6 (the halfway point!)

    Hi Everyone– I’m currently at the hospital getting my 6th round of chemo. Last treatment they reduced the dose of the Oxaliplatin[1], which is the drug responsible for some of the less pleasant side effects, and that did help during the previous treatment. I’ll be continuing with the lower dose again this time around as…


  3. Open a .psd file in Acorn, sample a color, get web color A. Do the same thing in Photoshop or Pixelmator and get web color B. #wtf

  4. WordPress Turns 10

    It’s been quite a ride over the last decade and it will be fun to see what the next 10 years have in store. Check out the anniversary posts from WordPress co-founders Mike Little and Matt Mullenweg.

  5. I tell her something for the third time and she doesn’t get it. Finally, I just do it myself.

    So yeah, Siri is like a real assistant.

  6. Settling into Denver →

    Ever wonder what it’s like to accept a job at Crowd Favorite and move to Denver? Craig does a great job outlining his past 6 months. My favorite bit is probably this:

    There’s still much that I don’t know, and I’ll always be asking questions, but my coworkers are incredibly intelligent, helpful, patient, and they challenge me – a great combination to help further my career.

  7. Why There Was No New Hardware At Google I/O →

    The statement made by Google yesterday, instead, is that the war for mobile will not be won with devices or operating systems. It will be won instead with services.

    I like this approach for Google. Good things generally happen when companies play to their strengths.

  8. I *think* I’ve worked out the necessary changes for WP 3.6 post formats compatibility in FavePersonal (the theme used on

    This post is part of the project: Post Formats Admin UI. View the project timeline for more context on this post.