My name is Josh Ellis. I'm a writer, editor, former newspaper columnist, full stack web designer and developer (with a focus on PHP, JS, Node and the Meteor framework) and musician. I've traveled and lived all over the world, but I currently make my home in Yakima, WA, the "Palm Springs of Washington State".
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So I’ve had an iPad for a few weeks now; I’m beginning to learn iOS development and it seemed like a useful thing to have, as I no longer have an iPhone. (I lost it.) Also, I needed something portable … Continue reading
Now that I have a small keyboard for my iPad, I think I should start blogging again here. I haven’t blogged regularly in a very long time, because most of what I want to say I say on Twitter, and … Continue reading
Rosalie and I wrote our own wedding vows. Several people asked me to post mine, which I wrote in verse form; and with Rosalie’s permission, here they are. I will love you in the morning, In those minefield moments Before … Continue reading
I am now happy.
Columnist Dan Savage’s “It Gets Better” video campaign has been in the news these past couple of days. The campaign was created in response to a recent rash of suicides by young LGBTQ kids. The videos are by queer adults, … Continue reading
I’ve officially announced Dbasr. It’s a content management system for musicians and other rich media artists. For more info, check out the home page. To contribute, go to our IndieGoGo project page.
Dear BP’s PR department: First of all, let’s get one thing very, very clear before we go any further: your company has fucked up. Not “made a regrettable error” or “inadvertently” anything. You have caused a massive unnatural disaster. Right … Continue reading
Testing wordpress iPhone app. Ignore me!
Taking a break from coding and house cleaning — I have a birthday party here tomorrow night, and my house is a wreck. I’ve decided, tentatively, to blog about my current unique situation. People seem interested in how this came … Continue reading