Life I reported last post that I was sick and lost my voice. And the sucky thing is that it’s a self-perpetuating cycle. Stuff in your throat/lungs makes you cough, which hurts your voice, which seems to further the lung/throat mess, making you cough more… etc. With a bit of medicine and tons of fluids, […]

Life I got to go on about the only trip I’m scheduled to go on this year. It was a trip to Detroit for Self.Conference, which was my favorite conference from last year. I love that it’s very tech-focused, but nearly every talk also includes a decent amount of empathy, and so did the hallway […]

“Last Week” should probably be “Last Month” at this point or “Last Couple of Months”, but I’m working on this anyway. Life One of the best things this year has probably been finding a friend that I talk daily with and hang out 2-4 times a week. Though between when I started this post and […]

When I was asked if I would write a blog post about productivity, I thought “Sure! It can’t be that hard.” But the only thing that just kept coming to mind over the past few days was “I just feel soooo unproductive lately!” My list of things I needed to do at home was piling […]

Life Life’s been a mess. I’ve decided to skip two week’s of “Last Week” posts because, well, I just plain forgot to do them. And navigating through browser histories is a mess. I’m working on moving to a new apartment, as well as getting over food poisoning, as well as trying to find time to […]

Life I was supposed to teach a Girl Develop It class but it got cancelled. The National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) has a regional MO/KS chapter, and we held our annual awards for aspirations in computing ceremony. I helped with some of the planning for it. We got to give out 30 […]

Life I forgot to post this last Monday when “last week” would have been last week. Oops. Because I’m going back in history, this may not be terribly full of up-to-date stuff. I auditioned (again) for the Kansas City Women’s Chorus. And…  I got in! And in the past 7 days, I’ve been to 3 […]

Life Finally determined that my computer was just too sluggish for all the powerful things I keep trying to make it do. I forgot when I bought it, but the more I thought on it, I realized I built Neptune in 2009. And it was already maxed out on upgrades. And I need to keep […]