Life

Everything I Own Is Pink

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Early on in my transition to girl powered coder-dom I made a conscious decision to get everything I could that was pink. I like to flaunt my girliness and for as geeky and tomboyish as I can be, I love pink. My phone cover is pink, my tennis shoes are magenta and now I have […]

Programming

Acceptance

You are looking at a HackR! I just got word that I’m officially in the November cohort for HackReactor! I don’t think I’ve ever been this excited in my life.

Programming

On Track

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2nd interview with HackReactor today! This time it was an actual tech interview so I was even more nervous. Once again my interviewer was a pleasure to talk to and very calming. I also picked up my new favorite phrase: “You nailed it with a nail gun.” This was in regards to one of the […]

Caturday

Hippie Caturday

Caturday is upon us again! I spent a bunch of time last weekend with one of the best friends and her mom in her mom’s new house. This in Influenza, her cat, on a very hippie looking rug.

Life

Bravado

I’ve been in love with Lorde (she’s only 16!) for a little while now, her song Royals has been playing on the Portland alt rock station for the past few months and I immediately went and found all of her music. I’ve been using this song as my confidence boost. I like to repeat “I’ll find my […]

Programming

Fresh Air

I had my first interview with Hack Reactor today. That was awesome. It was a 180 from my two App Academy interviews. Doug from HackR was amazing. First of all, he was on time! I figured that was a good omen. But then he was also funny and sweet even though my Skype was being […]

Caturday

Grumpy Old Man

Happy Caturday! I promised pictures of Isaac eventually and here they are. He always seems like a grumpy old man in photos and he acts like that a lot unless you come near him for scritches. Then he’s all happy and purry.

Programming

Doctor JavaScript?

http://www.elijahmanor.com/2013/08/reducing-filter-and-map-down-to-reduce.html Learning JavaScript bits through Doctor Who is possibly the best thing ever.

Programming

I Did All the Things

Finally finished up the last 6 Coderbyte challenges. I had planned to finish them on Tuesday but I got home from an all day work “thing”, took a shower and passed out. On Wednesday I had a much-needed pajama party with relatives and watched some old Downton Abbey (season 2, Matthew just got the use […]

Life

Jack Standard

More cat pictures!, you cry? Happy to oblige. Jack again, being his standard needy self. Someday I’ll get a good picture of my other boy, a tuxedo named Isaac (he’s camera-shy).