Which Bicycle?

A friend wrote today to tell me he’s selling his truck and buying a bike. Yay! … one less car! He knows I’m a bike nut, and asked for my opinion about a bike for transportation. Here’s a slightly expanded version of my reply… Bike reviews...

New Work: Salt Spring Jazz & Blues Society

Charles is now working with The Salt Spring Jazz and Blues Society to revise their current website, and incorporate new graphic design and logo design by Michael Wall of Angle Design. Watch for a site debut announcement here, in time for this year’s Jazz...

New Work: Noble Studio & Peter Allen

Welcome to new client Peter Allen of Noble Studio. Peter has contracted with Charles Buchwald for portfolio photography and web services. Watch for the site debut announcement...

WordPress Themes

Sites bases on the open source Content Management System called WordPress are becoming more and more popular with my clients. I find that the easy, quick and robust editing capabilities are a good match for many small to mid size organizations. In fact, this site is...

SSI Farm and Barter Network

As one of the first of a number of new charity sites sponsored by charlesbuchwald.com, the Salt Spring Farm and Barter Network has gone live. Although in it’s early stages, the network is planning to raise awareness and funds with an event for Earth Day. The...

Setting Up an Inexpensive Computer

Recently one of the charities in my community has been offered the opportunity to distribute some desktop computers. The catch is that they have no software included. Here’s my take on how to set them up inexpensively and securely, with some genuinely useful,...

Donkey Smarts

I don’t usually spread stories circulating via email, but I like this one so much I feel compelled to share it. One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he...