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Richard Cummings

Richard Cummings is writer, traveler, and web content developer.

Get your copy of his latest book entitled Obvious Conclusions, stories of a Midwestern emigrant influenced and corrupted by many years living in San Francisco and abroad. It just received its first outstanding review "...reminiscent of David Sedaris or Augusten Burroughs" on Amazon UK.
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New Bloggers: Three WordPress Forum Rules You Must Know

First off, I want to send a big thank you to all of those people on the WordPress forums who have helped me and helped others.  As someone relatively new to blogging, your help has been indispensable. 

Many new people join the WordPress forums everyday.  After having used the forums for a modest amount of time, I realized that there is a certain Code of Conduct that should be followed.  Most people know this intrinsically (especially those in the tech industry); some don’t.  After seeing this forum topic, Read More

Richard CummingsNew Bloggers: Three WordPress Forum Rules You Must Know

Did John Edwards Mean What I think He Meant?

When someone has no good reason to say something, they might be saying more than you think.

As I got to thinking who would win the November elections (Barack, Hillary, McCain) today, I thought of the words John Edwards spoke to Wolf Blitzer while he was still in the race…”I am the most electable of the three of us in the general election.” Read More

Richard CummingsDid John Edwards Mean What I think He Meant?

Barack Obama, Jack Bauer, and Vicky’s Father

Barack Obama, Jack Bauer, and Vicky’s Father

“He’ll have you be a Communist before you leave this house,” Vicky’s mother said to me as I entered their house for a weekend stay in Paysandu, Uruguay.  She was referring to her husband, who is a member of the Frente Amplio party in Uruguay.  He was also tortured.Read More

Richard CummingsBarack Obama, Jack Bauer, and Vicky’s Father

Quick Solutions: Organize Your Internet Explorer Favorites

Quick Solutions:  Organize Your Internet Explorer Favorites

 I was just starting to research an article that I am going to write.  When doing so, I usually create an Internet Explorer Favorites folder to hold all of the related material.  However, expediency often intervenes and I just “favorite” something without putting it into a folder.Read More

Richard CummingsQuick Solutions: Organize Your Internet Explorer Favorites

Making Career Decisions

Making Career Decisions

Many of you college seniors will be graduating in a couple of months.  Everybody is asking you, “Well, what are you going to do with your life?” 

When they ask this, they really mean your career.  But it’s more dramatic.  Life.Read More

Richard CummingsMaking Career Decisions