Site Development & Funemployment

A log of my work on this site and the other stuff that makes up my days between job commitments. Taking advantage of the free time to relax, recharge, and learn tons of new things.

30 August 2016

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.

7 June 2016

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.

9 May 2016

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.

5 April 2016

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.

28 March 2016

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.

21 March 2016

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. 

Lost... more.

17 March 2016

This morning I did a little work setting up my subdomain for Drupal 8, and progressed with my 2nd of 3 JavaScript classes. Let's talk about the difference between using a... more.