This isn't about the military, this is about police brutality, the militarization of cops, and the injustice of our justice system that favors rich people and casts aside poor people, especially All peoples of color. ( I was a poor person when I got my felony, I know first-hand what it's like to deal with this)Read More
Work has me pretty busy right now despite signing onto do Camp NaNo for July, and I haven't had as much time to get the things I want to be written done. But it's cool, I'm not superwoman. I'm doing the best I can with all the curveballs thrown at me. So normally I sit and mope about all the things I didn't accomplish, but today I'd like to write out all the awesome things I've done. in no particular order.
I've prepared about five blogs to post, averaging 600 words each. They still need to be edited, but I wrote words!
I lost 10 pounds
Athena can spell her name
I'm helping a friend edit his book to the best of my ability to get him ready for a writing contest of sorts
I'm chugging away through SQL. I both love and hate it
I'm making my own application in QuickBase. It's both fun and challenging.
I found my inspiration for writing a very completed character.
I get out of bed every day.
Celebrate everything you do no matter how small society think it is. If it's big to you, it's big to you and celebrate it with cake. (Okay no cake.) Maybe a new book. You can't get fat from reading a good book.
Mom? Wife? Blogger? Coder? Photographer? Writer? Seamstress?
Can I be all of it?
Yes, yes I can. Because I’m a bad-ass. And so are you.
I haven’t always felt like this(not sure I feel it now, but I'm trying). When things got (are) hard, I would run away. When I'm criticized, I run. When I’m complimented I run. I run a lot, you’d think I’d be skinny or something, but I run to cake; because food is love. (it’s not, stop eating your feelings)Read More
Happy First day of November! It is unseasonably warm; I am both is love with it, and hate it. There is nothing fun about a drought. The Oregonian in me thinks it's not autumn until it's well below 60, but here we are, the day after Halloween and it's in the 80's with no chance of rain the next couple days. I'm ready for the cold rain, while curled up inside with a good book.Read More
We always remember things better than they were. I don’t want to get political here, but the slogan, “make America great again”, turns my stomach. Stay with me, this is not a political post, you do you. I will always remember the 90’s as the best time to be alive. I was 6 in 1990, and 16 when the dreaded Y2K hit us. But we forget about the Clinton scandal, Anita Hill,Read More
Oh my Goodness! My last post was back in April. I can do better than this, especially if this is the job I am passionated about to doing.
Not much has changed in my life. We got a new cat, Illidan. Zoe is now eleven. Alexandria and Athena are about to have their shared birthday on Friday. I am now going to have an 11, 9 and 5 year old. When did I get old?
Over the last month, I have been creating a few things. Not just dresses for the Sound of Music.Making an object out of nothing has become rather addicting. Between working on the outfits for the musical, I have been working on a few things for our house.Read More