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My name is Jon Pearkins, and I live in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The best way to contact me is through my web site's Contact Us page: http://jonradio.com/contact-us/

I built my first web site in 1995, and began developing web sites with WordPress in 2008. I wrote my first published article (of over 200) in 1967, began computer programming in 1971, and retired from a 35 year Computing career in 2007.

But my real passion is Radio, ever since I began listening to Top 40 ("rock and roll") Radio on February 9, 1962. Writing for Radio in the 1970s made my writing good enough that someone would publish it and pay me for it. Although my skills have slipped slightly with age, I still have an excellent knowledge of the English language and lots of experience proof-reading.

I have authored five (as of July 2013) plugins in the WordPress Plugin Repository under the "jonradio" name. I have built and maintained my own Linux (Ubuntu) environment for web hosting on Linode.com for a dozen WordPress sites, including test systems I have cloned from live web sites, but tired of the time spent, and recently moved to ICDSoft where they do all the work for me. My php and MySQL skills are good, though I still struggle with Class concepts.