Wow it's been a minute since I worked on this website. Life got really hectic over the past few months. I spent a lot of my time with a good friend who died of brain cancer. It was painful, beautiful, fascinating and transformative. My heart is broken, but it's healing in a pretty magical way.... more.
Site Development & Funemployment
With my abundance of free time, I've picked up a weird habit of taking elaborate issue with bugs and user-interface issues that annoy me. I also started a Slack group for a project I'm working on. As I began inviting people to the group, I found a bothersome UI situation I felt compelled to... more.
I've started a second freelance job, as I wrap up work on my current freelance job. It's like a whole other job managing all of the details across two totally different work environments, people, project managment tracking. I don't mind it too much. The flexibility and the variety are positives... more.
Doing short-term consulting, sleuthing around files and systems, I feel like a spy. A special agent. It's like solving a crime. Something bad happened to these files. Something... wrong.
Today I went to work! I met with my team at 9:30 and then we went into an office. I took notes, had meetings, made spreadsheets, sent emails, did research. What a lovely day. Also, we spent 40 minutes in line at Freshroll in order to get our lunch. It was great being downtown with all the other... more.
Yesterday I applied for many, many jobs. Afterward, I felt like a party balloon, so I took a nap. Later, I went for a long walk along Valencia, after dark (which, wouldn't that make it morning?) Anyway, it was night and things were wet from the rain earlier.