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WordPress Just Gets More Popular

Grousing with a colleague recently, as web developers often do, about all the “you’ll have a website up and running in a few minutes” ads on TV (not really true, frankly).  Those “hosted” solutions can be the right choice for, say, a photographer who just wants to upload his latest artwork and be done with […]

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WordPress Website Hosting Nightmares

This is a follow up to my post last year about recommendations for WordPress hosting.  Unfortunately, most small, reliable hosting companies are getting swallowed up by the big guys.  These boutique companies start out with great service and tiny monthly fees.  Then they get bought out, enter into greedy price wars, and things start to […]

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The Downside of Living in the Redwoods

We live in one of the most beautiful (and expensive) places on earth.  In our case, we actually have a creek in the backyard on Polo Drive.  “Polo” Drive?  Yes, no polo ponies lately but the area was named thus because Sugar King Spreckels used the property for his clear-cut Polo Field fifty years ago.  […]

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