Ok. So, many many many more career thoughts to report. Sometimes I feel like I’m being redundant with these posts…but figuring out your life’s work is neither linear nor straightforward. I think we’re allowed to go in circles a bit. So I present to you, another right turn. I got my shit together this weekend, … More A year to decide, and a lesson in focus
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?