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