This one’s gonna be short, because if I spend more than five minutes on it, I’ll lose the momentum to do what I’m writing that I’m going to do. That is, to chug along on the EdX, CS50 train. Active Record’s got my brain bruised and battered after being confused for hours each day, five … More Day 51: Two steps forward, one step back
(written a few days ago) As with every one of my trips, though I was eager and aching to get out of town, I’m just as eager to get back in. It always feels so good to be back. I made great time on the drive down today–less than 3 hours! Dare I say…was it … More An Ode to Portland
Well, wudduyaknow. Writing about programming and the process of learning how to program is much easier said than done. I find myself writing draft after draft, finding only a brief moment of courage where I am tempted to hit “Publish,” only to quickly move my cursor towards the ‘x’ next to my WordPress tabs. Who … More Day 36: The Active Record Class..or something like that.
I’ll let you in on a little secret: I love hotels. Well, ok, that’s hardly a shocking “secret”, but it’s definitely one of those things that most people react to in a normal, un-extra way, but that the thought of sends me into a 5-year-old-at-Christmas-eve fit of excitement. Unfortunately, hotels are not the cheapest, and often accompany … More A Spontaneous, Lazy Staycation
A few months back, in heat of my late-winter, sun-still-hasn’t-appeared-in-months Portland blues, I began following tons of fashion bloggers on Instagram. I became obsessed with a handful of them, soaking up every outfit post and Insta-story, and became ravenous in my own fashion search to emulate what I was seeing on my Instagram feed. In … More Day 14: Finding Insta Code-spiration
OK so I know that two posts ago I was all “I’m going to split my year into 4 educational phases,” but as I struggled to finish yet another self-paced online course while continuing to cut my teeth in Ruby at work, I realized that even this plan of “focus” was perhaps not focused enough. … More 365 Days of Coding
The best part about camping–is when you are finally no longer camping. Just kidding. But, my God. It’s good to be home. We only went for one night, and actually had a pretty delightful time. It was just myself, bae, and our friend Shun for the evening. The site was beautiful, we got to spend some time … More Camping Trip 2017