Building an Accessible WordPress Theme

I’ve recently set up a new site where I can focus on Web accessibility — particularly the accessible themes I’m creating for WordPress. It’s The Web For All Y’all at Please stop by and check it out.

Rites of Retirement: A Passage

I’m one of the lucky ones. Offered early retirement. Great timing, generous package, no issues around healthcare coverage. It sounds so simple. And in many ways it is. But underneath there’s an astonishing complexity and richness — the tenderness, the grief of partings, the possibility of new adventures, the flashes of understanding as this 40 […]

An Homage to Accessibility

I just happened to look at this blog of mine and was most surprised to discover I haven’t said a word about Web accessibility. I’d thought this was where I was storing such snippets. But it must have been on other blogs. No matter — this is where my accessibility output will be going forward. […]

My July Challenge: “Geek In”

July. Like most people in the U.S., I associate it with watermelon, fireworks, hot days. But this July for me is a “geek in” — my term for spending between 10 minutes and 10 hours each day coding for the Web. I’ve been doing a monthly practice of forming new habits or changing old patterns […]