Front-End Developer

Saint Louis

Latest Posts

  • Unraveling my gay shame by looking at the toxic history of the Abercrombie & Fitch company

    The shared restroom in my apartment building smells like an Abercrombie & Fitch store in 2007. The fragrance is just as all-consuming as it was in the stores, for whatever reason. Each time I enter, I’m transported back to my teenage years, at the mall, and the feelings of escape...

  • Revisiting my WordPress work from 2013

    It’s pretty rare that you get to return to a project after six years, but that’s just what I’ve been up to! Even though I’d love to never tell anyone about the mistakes that I made, why not make them useful.

  • Implementing media controls in custom blocks

    I’ve been deep in block development for the past few months, and through that, I’ve had to learn a lot of stuff! It’s been really fun, and at times a little challenging. One of the most confusing parts has been media controls. There doesn’t seem to be a plug-and-play implementation...

  • Dealing with mental health

    I felt an inclination to make this post title more specific. To add something like “while working full time” or “in tech.” Going deeper, maybe “as a result of repressing your sexuality due to your environment for most of your life.” You know, something like that. For the most part,...

  • Adding dark mode support

    I just pushed an update to my site to add support for dark mode. If a user visits the site while their device is set to prefer a dark color scheme, they’ll receive a specially designed version of the site. I was inspired to dig into this after viewing a...