I live in Upstate New York with my wonderful wife Becky, and son, Josh. I’m an open web enthusiast and a free speech advocate. I publish Initial Charge and work as a Happiness Engineer at Automattic.

This site is hosted on SiteGround, proudly powered by WordPress, and utilizes Akismet, Jetpack, Semantic-Linkbacks, Two Factor, and Webmention. Micro.blog’s cross-posting feature is used for social syndicationThe site design is built on Twenty Nineteen and typography is loaded from Google Fonts — specifically Karla and Lora.

Asides are composed with the WordPress block editor and photos are published using an iOS shortcut that streamlines cross-posting to Instagram.