Site Development & Funemployment

A log of my work on this site and the other stuff that makes up my days between job commitments.

4 December 2017

I'm taking college classes. Last semester I took Statistics. Straight up bragging: I got an A. I wish I was kidding when I say that class almost crushed my will to live. It was so confusing, the material so obtuse, the concepts so vague... there were many times I actually just gave up and broke... more.

9 May 2017

Here's my advice: Unless someone explicitly asks for your advice, do not offer advice. Maybe not even then.

30 April 2017

"We live in a society where sexual oppression is commonplace, where men seem only to feel in control through expressions of power, domination and violence.

30 April 2017

My niece is taking a Women's Study class in high school and asked me if I'd answer 7 questions about equality and feminism, and, it seems, 1 question about a favorite movie. I am a huge fan of my niece and have rarely felt so honored as when I received this request. And since this one of my... more.

25 April 2017

A few months ago, I saw a children's book on Amazon that so enchanted me with its artwork and whimsical title that I decided to buy it even though I'm a grown up and don't have young children. This led me, as Amazon does, to other children's books with delightful drawings. I bought a total of... more.

12 February 2017

After 12 years and six months in a studio apartment on Valencia Street, in San Francisco's Mission district, I decided I'd had enough with the noise, the filthy auto exhaust, the sirens, the tiresome beeps of trucks backing up, car alarms, shouting, rumbling motorcycles, and an upstairs neighbor... more.

7 December 2016

Though I was hired as a web developer, with the assumption that I'd do some graphics production, design, copy writing and editing, backend administration, front end development - I am spending a lot of time looking at Google Analytics. Last week we enjoyed a nice spike in traffic due to spammers... more.

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