If you wanted to buy a deck and hadn’t gotten the chance…

I just finished a new site where you can buy more copies of the Notable Women in Computing Card Deck, for the same prices you paid through the Kickstarter. Through that site you can also pre-order the first completed daughter project of this Kickstarter, a deck of cards showcasing inspiring technical women who are emerging […]

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Within smelling-distance of the ocean

After spending some time at the animal shelter a few weeks ago, Matthew and I walked along a path beside Elliot Bay. I grew up within smelling distance of the ocean. It’s not something people who grew up deep inland notice when visiting. But often when I walked down the stairs at SJC, I took a deep […]

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A bit of digital spring cleaning

Thanks to my existing clock of cleaning my house frantically before my friend comes over for our weekly sewing/fangirling session, my house doesn’t currently need much spring cleaning #humblebrag. But my online spaces have gotten a bit musty since the snow started falling, and since I had the day off for DC Emancipation Day, I […]

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“I felt the relief of being known”

I’ve been reading Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore for a work book club. It’s the first novel I’ve read in a while that showed people like me. It’s based at a bookstore in San Francisco and involves programmers, VCs, graphic designers, website managers, and the future of human immortality. A few weeks before starting Mr. Penumbra’s I was thinking […]

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I fly better when I’m scared

I went to my 5th trapeze class tonight: I’ve had good, productive classes and less productive classes. I’ve learned some tricks fast, and others are coming slower. Like anytime I’m learning a new skill, I have to find the right emotional mix to do my best work. I thought it would be faking confidence, the […]

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