Goodbye Zion

Goodbye Zion

Some of you who know me know I have a cat. Well had a cat. Really he was Derrick’s cat but when we blended our families (him and his cat, me and my dog), we were all a unit. Zion had what most cats wouldn’t really like: his own dog. They loved each other,...
Why I Don’t Volunteer Web Work

Why I Don’t Volunteer Web Work

About a year ago, I made a policy that I don’t do volunteer work related to my field. And I told people. 99% of people totally got it… and some even said it was a ‘great idea’.  About 1% don’t say anything (and secretly think I am a jerk...

This Week In My Brain: June 25, 2013

On this ridiculously hot day in my life, please appreciate some things that have made me think… and smile online in the last week or so. Mainly courtesy of Pinterest:           If you like these, there is more on my ‘For...

My 6 minutes and 40 seconds of [local] fame

People think that I am an extrovert, and they couldn’t be more wrong. I’m quite simply an introvert who has gone great lengths to hide her fear of speaking in public. Make it till you fake it, as they say. So when I was asked to participate in a Pecha...

Youtube’s and My Dad’s Birthday

Business Insider let me know this morning that it was Youtube’s 8th birthday. It also happens to be my dad’s birthday. No one had to tell me that, in part because it’s three days before mine and only a few days after my sister’s. (Yes, my mom...

A Tour Of My House

When I got engaged a couple months ago, I wasn’t really surprised. But it definitely solidified the next step I, we, need to take. My lease runs out in May and I gave notice to my landlord I’d be moving out and  moving in with Derrick. I clicked...