We started 2017 in Joshua Tree National Park. I, personally, started it – for the most part – sick in Joshua Tree National Park.
I’ve been sicker than a dog for two weeks now. I spent my long-anticipated 2.5-week winter shutdown SICK. Sick sick sick (for the second year in a row, actually – sure hope this isn’t some kind of omen about 2017!). I worked my ass off all fall, right up until the last minute, setting a new record for submissions to the Adobe Design Achievement Awards, running the student experience at Adobe MAX, holding the first-ever Adobe Career Bootcamp, and then I finally got my break – only to be SICK. Continue reading
This past week, I reached the grand finale of a number of really important work initiatives, and I think it’s only fair that I now catalogue a great big heaping antidote to all the stress I’ve been experiencing (and complaining about) for the past nine months or so.
Because it was an INCREDIBLE week. I am on a high right now. Continue reading
I just survived the very surreal experience of my 20 year high school reunion.
But alas, it has. I was most definitely assured of that by the size of the hangover waiting for me the morning after this: Continue reading
We got a new car!
It’s crazy to say that with nothing but pure elation in my heart soul. After all, the last time we got a new car, there was much wailing and gnashing of teeth. My beloved Car had finally died a slow death by weak strut after nearly 16 years and 240,000 miles on the road, and I unwillingly surrendered her under emergency conditions in the parking lot of a Hyundai dealership in San Leandro on a Wednesday night. Continue reading