San Francisco 2016: An Adventure

12.20.2016

Hello, beautiful reader! I hope you are enjoying the holiday season, and are looking forward to some quality time with the people you love in the coming weeks. Before the madness really started Eli and I got to spend a week in San Francisco while he visited CoreOS, the tech ...

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Rivers of Milk and Honey

11.2.2016

DISCLAIMER: My experiences are entirely my own and don't necessarily reflect the experiences of others, including other women at my company.

It's no secret that there's an incredible shortage of women in the tech industry, and even less of a secret that women are treated differently than ...

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If I Were A Boy

09.25.2016

Before attending university I was completely unaware of the diversity problem in STEM. In high school all of my classes were relatively 50-50 in terms of gender, including science and math classes, and I had never experienced or noticed anyone treating me differently than my male peers. My fist computer ...

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Portland Trip: May 2016

05.3.2016

This last weekend Eli and I went to Portland to celebrate his 21st birthday and see Hippocampus at Mississippi Studios.

Friday

Eric, Eli's stepdad drove us from Corvallis to Portland Friday afternoon at great expense of his time. After ~3 hours in the car we went straight to the ...

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The Interview

03.20.2016

Interviewing is a lot like dating. You put on your nice clothes. You're kind of nervous at first. "Will they like me?", "Am I smiling too much?", "Was I supposed to tell the story about the frog?", "Oh god, I feel something between my teeth, oh my god, OH ...

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Getting a Tattoo

03.14.2016

I recently decided to get a tattoo for a variety of reasons, some of them better than others. I decided to get one because:

  1. I didn't want to be scared of permanently changing my body. We make decisions that permanently alter the course of our life pretty often, in ...
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