2016 Review

2016 was an awesome year for me personally.  I felt ashamed to say that it was a great year for me when there was so much sadness and disappointment in Read More …

The Art of Listening

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Admittedly, when I first heard that we got the day off of work, I didn’t really think about what the day was honoring, Read More …

Star Trek Making Me Cry

From the Star Trek DS9 episode Honor Among Thieves: “What choice do I have? How did I let this happen? I should have known. You were too good to be Read More …

2016 Annual Review

It’s review time again!  You can read my Asynchrony review from last year here.  This year, I was again in the advocacy program, which meant that I had an advocate Read More …

Yes, and…

I took my first improv class a couple of years ago.  I was at a Software Carpentry train the trainers workshop, and the lead Greg Wilson challenged everyone to take Read More …

September Mini Book Reviews

Labor Day weekend was awesome for reading books!  I read eight books!  Ok, to be fair, there were really five books, two graphic novels, and a kids book, but it’s Read More …

Things that I’m proud of today

I’m 90% done with an application to give a 16-minute conference talk on unconscious bias. I wrote down the content of most of my slides for my 2-hour workshop on Read More …

Ghostbusters Cosplay

This year for GenCon, I decided I was going to do a cosplay based on the new Ghostbusters movie.  I had seen the original Ghostbusters movie a couple years ago, Read More …

#MaybeHeDoesntHitYou

A friend of mine shared this post with me from the Huffington Post a couple of months ago.  The first time I read through their selected tweets, it felt like Read More …

Dear Ex-Best Friend

Feeling hit pretty hard today by the following sentiments on ex-best friends.  I originally saw this on a Facebook post from a coworker.  The internet is in a tizzy in Read More …