A collection of long form writing and tutorials — mostly about web development and design.

For shorter, more regular tidbits — peruse the notes section.

Optimizing and automating my Jekyll site build

Lessons learned from building, optimizing, and deploying a huge static site with everyone's favorite SSG — Jekyll.

How I'm using Jekyll in 2016

Documenting my approach to using Jekyll, how that's evolved over the years, and web development learnings I've picked up along the way.

The path to iPad Pro

Convincing myself that I need an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil to fulfill all my digital illustration needs.

PaperFaces retrospective

A look back at two years of drawing over 800 portraits using an iPad and Paper for iOS.

Going static: Using Jekyll without a CMS

Migrating Made Mistakes from a Wordpress powered website back to its static file roots using Jekyll without a CMS.

Animal Crossing city folk still love the gossip

A lengthy review of Animal Crossing City Folk for the Nintendo Wii — some things never change.

Three years of problems with an iMac G5

Faulty logic boards, ambient sensors, and displays oh my!