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From Zen Garden to WordPress

In the fall of 2015, I took a web design class. There I learned the basic ins-and-outs of HTML5 and CSS. In the last two years, I've continued to learn and expand on these skills by working on a made-from-scratch portfolio. To get by in the meantime, I've become an expert in WordPress, using it for both the Writing Center blog, and my immediate portfolio site.


Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale: A pre-season finale prediction

A viewer-reader theory on the hit show, The Handmaid's Tale. I think that the TV story line of Handmaid's is "what really happened." In case you haven't read the book, that's seriously exciting news for the rest of the show's run, especially since it's been picked up for a second season.

Poetry: Flood Warning

Forward: Midwestern towns far past their prime have had to find new ways to reinvigorate themselves and bring people and life. Some develop downtown districts. Some lure new business. Others consider flooding themselves. My hometown was one of these.

Freelance Editing

Freelancing is a 360° job. I love it. I'm my own client manager and my own marketing and accounting departments. Being in charge of my schedule has allowed me to work on special projects, such as moving to the Denver area and putting together this portfolio.

Company to Keep

I'm currently seeking a career with a company that is growing and wants to be around for 100 + years. Ideally the position I fill would offer: endless learning possibilities, reliance on my well-trained written and verbal communication skills, growing potential, myriad creative outlets, teamwork, goal-oriented assignments, 401k, medical, and (eventually) PTO. All of this may seem like a … Continue reading Company to Keep