There has been a lot of discussion lately about women in tech groups. To start with, a quick roundup: Rebecca Stavick’s Post Ladies only? No thanks and the follow-up OMG. Someone read my blog. Coral Sheldon-Hess’s followup In defense of Women in Tech (WiT) groups which was then cross posted on geekfeminism.org. This post links to […]
Thanks to my husband for this terrible pun Photo credits to NOAA and iied.org
Wanting a standing desk still seems so strange to me. I worked years in retail, when sitting was strictly verboten and I would stand for 8-10 hour stretches at a time. I certainly don’t want to go back to those days, but I had been finding that after sitting all day I was tired and […]
I have been making some progress on some of my goals and none at all on others. In general, it seems like it is easier to follow a goal if it is of the “do x y times a week/month” rather than “do x y times a year,” so I have converted more of my […]
I don’t know what to call this shape but I draw it a lot.
For the last few months, a small group of women and I have been meeting to discuss code. We originally got together as a kind of informal support group, but over the months we’ve been talking about formalizing it. We envision some kind of monthly meetings and a website which will serve as a community […]
For Geoff’s birthday I adopted the Lincoln Children’s Zoo’s new bobcat kitten for him. This included a zookeeper visit with the Zoo’s new bobcat, Apollo, and it was awesome. Geoff got to play with the kitten with a cat toy and got bap’d on the head. Definitely an experience I recommend. You can find the […]
I love looking at houses. I feel creepy standing on the sidewalks and staring at people’s homes, though.
Another day, another walk in Wilderness Park. Now that I look at these photos again they look a little over processed, but I think they capture the mood of the day. It was super windy and the trees were creaking and snapping all over. The effect was a little spooky. There are a few of […]