Richard has worked in layout and design for a long time. He got serious about writing web pages in 2007, when he took over maintenance and development of a site for well-known location in downtown Chicago. Since then, he has written many thousands of lines of CSS and HTML. He recognizes that web development is an ongoing learning process and upgrades his knowledge regularly. When he's not working on a web site, some other activities are tending to his parrots, reading books, and looking at the sky.