I went to the Black Women in Tech Summit and it was awesome

I didn’t have a traditional path to a tech career. I started out as a magazine journalism major. During my junior year, I made the decision to learn how to build websites because I knew print wasn’t going to be around. Even then, publications were growing their web presence and I wanted to be in …

we’re all a little bit gonzo on the inside

i’m going to go ahead and say it. lately, i’ve been feeling awkward. not the usual “she dances to the beat of her own drum” awkward but straight up gonzo the great awkward. do you remember gonzo? he was the beautifully weird muppet who fully embraced his awesomeness despite being rejected on a regular basis. …

what’s on a brown, nerdy woman’s mind

as i was sitting in a corner coffee shop working away this afternoon, i looked up and spotted a very handsome guy looking at me. or he could have been looking past me since i’m sitting in front of the window and it’s absolutely gorgeous in seattle today. i mean GORGEOUS! the sun is shining …

10 fun facts to make you laugh and take life less seriously

everyone needs a good laugh every once in a while. well, actually you should be laughing every day. what’s wrong with you that you don’t laugh every day? never mind, i don’t feel like having a therapy session right now because i’m too busy laughing! you have heard laughter does the body good like a …

seattle-area ufo crash happened before roswell, you’re welcome!

i rather enjoy learning cool new facts about my adopted city. actually, this isn’t about seattle, but it’s about a super awesome bit of history that happened just outside of seattle and i had no idea about it! let me back up a bit. when i was a kid i was obsessed with aliens. did …

the next time you’re at starbucks, tell them your name is prim rose everdeen

okay today’s post has absolutely nothing to do with me except that i live in the coffee drinking/coffee lovers capital of the world. or maybe the universe? who knows. either way, we loves the coffee drink. we also have an equally strong affection toward reading. what else are you going to do when you have …