Originally from Cincinnati, I've been in Aichi, Japan since 2004 (not counting a 1 year stint back home from mid-2005 to mid-2006). I was an English teacher for quite a while here and after discovering my interest in programming, I left the easy-going life of an English teacher in Japan for the soul-crushing life of a web (developer/designer/director). I've worn a lot of hats here.
I'm married to a wonderful woman and have a 6 month old son. I train Brazilian jiu-jitsu a couple times a week. I read a lot of philosophy and history in my free time.
Things I've Made
My first big open-source project was my scripting library for OminFocus. I've built a bunch of Gridsome and Tailwind-related projects over the last couple years as well. I'm more into React these days, so my future plans are to start sharing some of the little React libraries I've built for my own projects lately and contribute to some Next.js plugins I use.
I'm super into Remix right now. I love it because it encourages you to use standard Web APIs and model your communication with the server as tried-and-true form submissions.
I'm a practicing Stoic. I try to apply the Socratic Method to all discourse. I look for the clearest/simplest solution to any problem.
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