I’m excited for this weekend! I literally have no plans. No one to meet. No dogs to view. No houses to check out. Instead, my plans are to tidy up the mess of a life I’ve created as of late, lol. I call this my, “Get you shit together weekend.” I’ve been doing a lot … More This weekend: the Get Your Shit Together weekend
This is a topic I’ve struggled with quite a bit. Let’s backtrack a bit. I went to networking event last night, organized by Women Who Code [Portland]. The last time I was at a Women Who Code event, I became so inspired and so fired up about the tech industry that a few months later, … More When you aren’t passionate about programming paradigms
I can feel the creative juices flowing! Unfortunately, they are flowing at work, when I have other things I don’t want to do, to do. On this episode of Raquel changes her career path..again: I have decided to be a web designer. lol. Ok, well maybe not yet. I have decided, however, to very seriously … More HTML + CSS: Week 1ish
My oh my! What a busy month May turned out to be. Undoubtedly, the sun being out had everything and anything to do with it. My…is that the sun? COMMENCE IMMEDIATE OUTDOOR ACTIVITY. As a result, my indoor hobbies, including blogging, became very much neglected. Also, I was feeling pretty impostor syndrome-y, so, you know…also that. … More Thrifty finds and learning to Tripod
It appears that I could sit outside forever. I can barely see my computer screen. It doesn’t even matter. It is 76 degrees and sunny. Not a cloud in the sky. I am taking in every second of this glorious weather and spending it on my humble, yet giving balcony. A piece of toast with some … More In a state of early summer bliss
It’s 8:35am, and rather than being in my car or on a bus headed in to work, I am sitting under my covers with a cold brew in hand and a new purpose in life. Ha, just kidding. Mainly, it’s Friday, and I don’t care to be early to work today. I’ve also got a … More Any first step is a good first step…right?
Today was a sunny day. Which means, in Portland, today was a great day. It really does blow my mind how sunshine can alter your mood so drastically. The sun, my early arrival to work, (early to rise, early to GTFO of the office amirite). Not too shabby for a Monday. But, today, the main … More Back on the Ruby train