WordPress front-end frameworks

A while ago, I took a look around to see what was available in terms of dependable front-end theming environments for WordPress. I wanted a solid starting point from which to develop a core institutional parent theme, child themes for school, departmental and a variety of web application uses, and custom project themes.

The so-so Vancouver Marathon marketing customer experience

Since I’m a little cranky about email marketing and spam, I thought it might just be me. However, when I saw a couple tweets yesterday echoing my feelings, I knew I probably wasn’t overreacting. On New Year’s Eve, I registered for the BMO Vancouver Marathon half. Within a couple days I got an email from them encouraging me to register. My immediate thought was, “WTF?”

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