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

Configuring Amazon S3 for File Uploads

Posted May 12, 2016

One of the projects that I am currently working on involves audio files. Since those can get rather large in size, I was concerned about … Continue Reading

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

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Music Feeds the Soul

Posted August 5, 2016

I’ve been in a pretty crappy funk for a while now. I hate it. I can’t seem to pull out of it. However, the past … Continue Reading

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

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Becky: You Deserve It, Dammit!

Posted December 28, 2016

I suffer from Imposter Syndrome. I also suffer from Asshole Brain Syndrome™. I am my own worst enemy.  Earlier this year, I was working out … Continue Reading

A Brand New Becky?

Posted May 24, 2016

This past weekend I was in Minneapolis, and it was just what the doctor ordered. I feel invigorated and ready to take on the world. … Continue Reading

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

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