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front room

We made Dillsboro, IN our home 18 years ago (where did THAT time go?) and we're probably not leaving any time soon.

my share of the task book cover
At a glance, "Leadership" seems to be a vast and complex topic. Its been the foundation of thousands of studies, hundreds of thousands of articles and more than a few hours in classrooms from MBA's to Seminaries. In the words of General Stanley McChrystal - "'Leadership' was the single biggest reason organizations succeeded or failed."
Goldwing - Tail of the Dragon

One Friday morning last month I decided to ride to Nashville, TN for lunch.  It's 260 miles so I made it right around 1:00 pm.

improve see

Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, is one of the most important factors in getting your website found by Google and other search engines.

bye bye bartik

For at least the past decade, when you installed Drupal you started off with Bartik as your default theme.

better administration theme for drupal

In this 3rd part of the series on improving the Drupal experience for Content Editors, Rod focuses on the administration theme for Drupal 9 using the Gin theme.

embedded media

This is the 2nd video in the mini-series on small steps Drupal site builders and developers should take to make the content editing experience much better.

5 must have modules for Drupal

I have the utmost respect for Drupal developers - they master some really complex concepts and code to create amazing, attractive and advanced websites!

Drupal install one click

I teach people how to build websites in Drupal (https://drupal.org) about 1/2 my working life.

Nightbirde - Memorial Service

If you followed her story, you know she was a devout follower of Jesus.  He gave her strength and joy - a sentiment echoed in her blog over and over.

Nightbirde

Do you know who Jane Marczewski was? She died this week at the age of 31. You might remember her if you re-watch her audition on America's got Talent.

Tesla Model Y

So... Tesla Cincinnati offered a new Model Y for an extended test drive over the Thanksgiving holiday.  Seriously - this was so cool. :)

Drupal 8 - 1st Video Cover

Whew!  I just finished recording the most comprehensive Drupal Explained course I've ever made.  It's a "beginner's" introduction to Drupal 9 - 81 videos in all.  I'm pretty excited about it.

Easter 2020

If you've read any part of my blog, you probably already know that I'm a Christian and that I go to church.

Drupal 8 Course

My Drupal 8 Beginner Tutorials course on YouTube just hit 3,000,000 views!  What a privilege to share Drupal with so many people!

DIY Workbench

This is in the "just for my sanity" department.  I've been getting into woodworking as a hobby and "fun" thing to do.

Leadership Luncheon - Dearborn County

I’m at the spring “Get Energized” event for the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce (that’s Indiana... not Michigan).  It could be entitled “Lessons in Leadership”.

Podcasting

I was recently interviewed by Steve Burge over at OSTraining for their monthly podcast.

Be nice

Years ago I purchased a tiny book called "Swanson's Written Rules of Management".  I came across it this week while I was re-arranging some bookshelves.