I spend my days writing php, html, javascript, and css. I spend enough time in Terminal that it could be my vacation home. And I love all sorts of techie gadgets. I’m High Tech.

I grew up in a small town. I love NASCAR. I love country music. And I’ve got a (not so secret) thing for cowboys. I’m a Redneck.

I’m sensitive. I’m emotional. I’m a Woman.

Welcome to my home on the web. Please take off your boots and put your ringer on silent.

High Tech

Midwest PHP 2016 In the Rearview

Posted March 6, 2016

This weekend was the 2016 Midwest PHP conference in Minneapolis. This was my second year attending the conference. One of the first things that I … Continue Reading

Deploying a Laravel Application

Posted March 3, 2016

Back in October, I wrote about getting started with the Laravel (php) framework. In that post, I outlined how to set up a basic Laravel … Continue Reading

Always Learning

Posted February 19, 2016

I’ve been a web developer/programmer “professionally” since 2004. I say professionally in quotes because that’s when I started getting paid to develop things. 🙂 I … Continue Reading

Bitbucket & Composer

Posted December 29, 2015

The next step in my Laravel self-education is building my own packages and figuring out how to pull them into a project, using Composer, when … Continue Reading

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Redneck

Country Home

Posted October 25, 2015

While I may be a high tech broad, I’m more comfortable with my redneck side. I love making websites, but I’m more at home listening to … Continue Reading

My 2015 Chase Grid

Posted September 18, 2015

It’s that time of year again. The Chase is starting this weekend. I should probably put together my Chase grid. I didn’t do very well … Continue Reading

Our Government Hard at Work

Posted February 15, 2011

While reading my tweets on my lunch break, I ran across a tweet by Nate Ryan about a House rep from MN proposing an amendment … Continue Reading

Aggressive vs. Tantrum

Posted March 7, 2010

If you know me (either IRL or online), you know that I’m a NASCAR fan. I am a passionate NASCAR fan. I am a fan … Continue Reading

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Woman

Fitness Status Report: 2015 Year End

Posted January 1, 2016

Now that we’ve moved from 2015 to 2016, I wanted share the progress in my “get healthy” movement (I need a better name LOL). I thought … Continue Reading

Dear Santa

Posted December 21, 2015

Hey Santa. What’s up? Sorry I’m writing so late in the holiday season. I didn’t really have anything that I wanted to ask you for. I’m … Continue Reading

Feta & Pesto Chicken Rolls

Posted October 21, 2015

I watch the Food Network a LOT. If I’m not watching reruns of The Big Bang Theory or Criminal Minds, I’m watching the Food Network. When I’m watching … Continue Reading

Bucket List Revisited

Posted October 14, 2015

My birthday is one month from today. And it’s gonna be a big one. The big FOUR-OH. Oh HELL NO! I hate admitting that that’s … Continue Reading

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