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Tutorial Hell

The Dante-esque rings of tutorial hell are slowly making their boundaries known. It’s been easy, as a freshly certified front-end web developer, to find comfort and safety in…

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X Days of Code: No. 3 — A Product Landing Page

Last week I completed Project 3 in Freecode Camp’s curriculum. I definitely over-thought this process, trying to be cool and doing more than what I knew how to…

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X Days of Code No. 1 – a tribute

The first project in the FreeCode Camp Responsive Web certification section was to create a tribute page with a responsive image. Simple enough, right? Basic HTML and CSS….

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Creative Energy in Unexpected Places

I never anticipated building relationships with the parents of my childhood friends. And yet, here I am, in my early thirties with two surrogate father figures who I…

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X Days of Code

…because #100DaysofCode feels inadequate for my purposes or… rather, since I don’t code every day, using that designation seems unfair, hence the nondescript, non-committal “X Days of Code.”…

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List: My Top Films from 2018

Continuing my 2018 reflective (general review and books), I’m going to share with you some of my favorite films I watched last year. I made this list based…

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List: My Top Books from 2018

If you read my previous post, I shared 18-ish moments that happened last year. Those were the most notable. On top of regular ol’ Life, I also read…

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18 Things from 2018

We’re already three days into 2019. It already feels like it’s going too fast. Just the other day I was making Pigs in a Blanket using homemade gluten…