Random articles about non-work related things going on in my life.
22 May 2020
March 23, 2020. That date, almost exactly 2 months ago, was the first day of our new normal. This new normal is me working from home full time. It is my daughter staying at home full time, no longer in day care with her friends and teachers. It is video chats with fr [...]Read more...
22 January 2017
I attended the Women’s March on January 21, 2017. This march that was the largest inaugural protest in US history, with over 500,000 people in DC alone. I also have anxiety disorder and my anxiety is strongest when I am around large groups of people. My March experie [...]Read more...
31 December 2016
It has been a year. Some of us have had a really rough year, while others had a pretty good year, but feel awkward admitting that 2016 wasn’t all that bad. At the end of 2015, I had asked for a stranger new year. Not quite what I mean, but I think I got it. It was def [...]Read more...
01 January 2016
2015 was a strange, strange year. I started the year with a brand new job that had a ton of potential. I later discovered working for that particular company was a huge mistake and, after being miserable for several months, had the opportunity to walk away in October [...]Read more...
22 April 2015
There have been a lot of stories in the news about gender issues in the tech world. The Ellen Pao case. Gamergate. The dongle joke at Pycon. The gender gap in the tech industry. The list goes on and on. And now today, an LA Times article came out asking why women are [...]Read more...
20 March 2014
I moved from Boston to Washington DC in the summer of 2012. It was somewhat (mostly) random move, but one that was completely necessary for me. I recently came across a blog post by another transplant to DC - 24 Things I’ve Learned After Moving to Washington DC - and w [...]Read more...